Gator style mulching blade. When is EGO going to come out with a true mulching blade? I think this would help with mulching compared to othr

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Better mulching
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Looks really interesting

How about a link and size specs?
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I'm sure it mulches well, but doesn't look like something that would ever work well on an electric mower.  It probably weighs a lot and causes a lot of air resistance, thus the motor will have to work harder.  Then the battery life will be terrible.  All it takes is a dull blade for my battery life to go down, and down a lot.  From roughly 45 minutes to an hour, down to 20'ish minutes.  Huge difference with blade variances.
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That is why EGO needs to make one with the same thickness of metal that they make their current blades.
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Only ego blades on the ego mowers unless you want to void your warranty.
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You're kidding, right?
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I imagine that it's because heavier blades are hard on the motor. Ego blades are really light
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I'm not suggesting to put an aftermarket blade on. I am suggesting that EGO should make a gator style blade to put to rest all the talk about it not being able to mulch well.
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Not a bad idea. 
The standard blade is technically an all purpose mulch or bag design. 
The High Lift blade is designed for bagging.
So, you are on track to suggest a mulching exclusive blade.
I like your suggestion.
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Any update on this? I have the 21' mower and I would love to have a better mulching blade. I have the HL blade and the stock blade, both I feel don't mulch as well as a specially designed blade.
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+1 on a better mulching blade from EGO. I would purchase it.
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I'll third that--a better mulching blade is sorely needed!