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Uneven cutting put new blades and checked air pressure what can i check next

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Put your mower on level ground. Concrete or pavement. Check to make sure deck is setting level. If not, adjust deck. NEXT. Make sure mandrel or shaft isn't bent or broken. (this is what you bolt your blades onto and top side is where the belt runs.) If you have hit a root or rock. These will bend and break. If so, Remove and replace with good used or new one. You can purchase the housing for somewhere around 25 to 35 dollars

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