cutting height 6-8"

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Has anyone modified the wheels or wheel brackets to raise the deck to 6+" cutting height? 
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Russ Hoffman

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Not that I’ve seen. You’d need some huge wheels to get it that high, and they might interfere with the mower deck.
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I also wondered if raising the mower deck that much will leave too much space exposed between the bottom of the edges of the mower and the grass. Seems like some suction might get lost and more things would want to fly out from under the mower deck. Maybe along with taller wheels some sort of skirting (?) might have to be added to the edge bottoms to fill that new gap.
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Oh that would definitely be an issue.  You certainly notice the increased lift and suction when using a lower setting, so the opposite would be true as well.

6" sounds like a job for and ego string trimmer.