Sometimes grass clippings are a mess while you are mowing and your work time extends owing to removing the unnecessary grass clipping after finishing the mowing work. The situation becomes more crucial when you have a big yard that is a fuss to remove all the grass clippings at one time. To address this issue you have two options, your mower is up to mark and come up with the grass catcher, Secondly, you are using a mower that has no grass catcher so in this case, you need to buy the grass catcher from the market and attach it to your lawn mower and hence your grass clippings collect inside that grass catcher.
IMPORTANT FACTOR TO EVALUATE BEFORE INSTALLING THE GRASS CATCHER IN YOUR LAWNMOWER
It is very clear you have to evaluate and consider some important factors before installing the grass catcher in your lawnmower. These important factors are:
LOCATION OF GRASS CATCHER
Lawnmowers are of different designs, shapes, and sizes. Therefore you first need to evaluate the possibility to installing the grass catcher in your mower. For this purpose read the company instruction manual to know about the grass catcher location and type specifically for your machine.
The second factor is safety. When you are commencing any kind of work in your mower always be careful about the general i.e. use of safety gloves.
Proper tools are mandatory when you are doing maintenance. Screwdriver set, wrenches. And pliers are essential tools and must be in your home for general maintenance work. If you are not using the proper tool, it may cause serious injury and even loss of life in case of any mishap so always use the proper tools while working.
Attaching a rear grass catcher to your riding lawn mower
Many types of grass catchers are available in the market, but the rear grass catcher is a favorite for every lawnmower user because it’s fitted perfectly and looks good in every type of lawnmower. Follow the step to attach the rear grass catcher to your lawn mower:
Step 1: Preparation of work
The first step to attaching the grass catcher you need to stop the work, power off the lawn mower, and readily available all the necessary tools and safety gloves to protect your hand from injury while attaching the grass catcher.
Step 2: Installing the bracket to hold the grass catcher
After preparation, now you install the bracket to hold the catcher. Locate the area according to your lawn mower model and install the bracket by using screws. While installing the bracket be careful so that the bracket is fitted properly and the screws are not loose.
Step 3: Install the bag attachment and bags to the bracket
In the third step, after fitting of bracket now install the bag attachment and bags to the bracket. The cotter pin is used to lock the attachment to the bracket using the socket wrench. After doing this now attach the bag to the bag attachment.
Step 4: Connection of grass catcher to the lawn mower
In the last, the Grass catcher comes up with the tube, the tube is used to connect with the side discharge housing. After connection, all the grass clippings go inside the grass catcher.
Attachment of grass catcher to the Push mower
Attachment of the grass catcher to the push mower follows the same above-mentioned step but in this case, you need to be careful to buy the correct grass catcher, according to your model. You may visit the shop or discuss with the sales guy before ordering online because not every grass catcher is suited to your lawn mower. So, before buying any grass catcher see if it is best fitted for your lawnmower model.
PROS AND CONs
- Easy to attach
- Collect all the grass clippings
- Available in different sizes and capacity
- Cost efficient
- Save your time collecting the clippings
- Not suited for every lawnmower
- Low-Quality products (In some cases)
- Some Catcher does not collect all the clippings
FREQUENTLY ASK QUESTIONS (FAQs)
Grass catchers make your life easy to collect grass clippings, many people or using ordinary lawn mowers and due to low budget unable to buy expensive lawnmowers, so grass catcher is a good option to attach to your lawnmower to get rid of grass clippings and to save your precious time. After reading this article you can attach and de-attach the grass catcher from your lawn mower easily without any hurdle. In case of confusion, feel free to email us. Our technical team is ready to help you out with your day-to-day problems.
About Naveed A Hashmi
In my childhood, I used to see my parents while working in the land, for these reasons today I have been serving the same as our own tradition and culture. I thus love to stay in it, because I want to learn something advanced and new so that I may improve my farm’s contour and help others with my experience.