I've become a real fan of Oregon's G6 Series of blades this Spring. As a matter of fact, I've decided that is the only blades I will install for customers moving forward. They are top of the line, "commercial blades" and are the best blades on the market right now in my opinion. They are really HD blades at 3" wide, and .250 thick. They are also super hard, so they stay sharp, and last forever. I get a really good wholesale price from my local supplier, but they aren't really all that bad even at retail prices on the internet for what you're getting in the way of a blade. They make a beautiful cut, even in the thickest grass. If you're in the market for a new set of blades this season, I highly recommend you give the G6 series Oregon blades a try. I think you'll be impressed, every customer that I've installed a set on their machine so far this Spring loves them. I'm probably going to be beating myself out of $$$ on sharpening blades, but I hate that job anyway.