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Push Lawn Mover to Shredder Question Answered

So, if I built a wooden box about 8" off the ground with a frame rail on the inside that was the size of my mower, set the mower inside on the frame rail and fastened it to the box, would it be possible to use the side discharge chute as an input chute to shred leaves ? Normally the air force is outward, but with the mover off the ground could that be reversed ?

Yes, the above is an over-simplification, but conceptually might it work ? I figured I would ask some people much more knowledgeable than me before I wasted a lot of time.

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JackM74

13 days ago

Thanks for the feedback. Given the concept works, while I no longer have a rear bagger mower, when my current $99 special dies I'll by one that mulches and has a rear chute. Would cut my number of trips to the dump WAY down.
Thanks !!!!!

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AussieAlf

13 days ago

I've seen this done before, however the sticks and leaves were fed in from the back of the mower and this works quite well. Don't think it would work that well feeding stuff down the discharge shute as you are fighting against the shredded matter coming out.

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Downunder35m

13 days ago

Would be easier to have the bottom closed up with an entry chute from there (from the front of the upright mover).
Problem is though they are designed to cut grass off the ground, leaves might not be cut at all as it is loose material already.