Frequently Asked Questions
A) Actually, the Power Chute infringes only about 1/2 to 3/4 of an inch beyond the discharge lip whether open or closed on all models and brands.
A) Power Chutes travel a minimum of 180 degrees from fully closed to fully open (standing straight up above the discharge opening for clearance through narrow passageways). Power Chutes can also be stopped anywhere along its path to determine the discharge angle of clippings.
A) The placement of the foot pedals (or toggle switch) is up to the owner, but we suggest placement away from access panels or where your foot normally rest while mowing so as not to engage power to the unit unnecessarily. Some creative idea images can be seen on the Customer Image page.
A) Our four years of testing shows that (from time to time) the bottom one inch of each slot may become clogged with clippings, but the rest of each slot (above that first inch) will be clear for clean air flow. Grass clippings occasionally collect in the bottom of the slots and also clears itself free during use.
A) The Power Chute may or may not work with your bagging system, but if not removal of just two bolts and your Power Chute comes off completely.
A) All Power Chutes are secured to your mower deck with just two bolts in either existing holes in your mower or drilling of just two 3/8" holes.
A) Power Chutes have the ability to stop anywhere you wish along its path. Fully open to fully closed takes a mere 6/10th of a second and taps on the foot pedal or toggle switch change the angle of the chute in about 20 degree increments.