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Old 04-21-2007, 10:11 PM
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Graphite paint on mower deck?

I was at Tractor Supply today and saw a graphite spray paint intended for farm equipment and lawn mowers. It is suppose to prevent the clumping of grass on the mower deck. I was wondering if anyone has tried this sort of product and if so does it work? I have tried silicone spray before but it doesn't seem to last long enough.

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Old 04-21-2007, 11:15 PM
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I've used that stuff under my Toro deck before and it was decent. I only bought one can of it and wasn't able to find it again so I didn't get to mess with it much. It worked better than nothing, but I wouldn't say it's all that great either.
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Old 08-17-2010, 12:42 AM
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just spend a few hours earlier today sanding/cleaning/preping my mower deck for graphite paint. i put 4 coats on, the stuff trys very quickly. I used the stuff from Tractor supply called EZ-Slide. Bought one gallon and brushed it on. teshing it out tomorrow on 7 lawns. Its been very rainy here and am tired of scraping so much grass off my mower. will repost the results of the paint.
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Old 08-17-2010, 01:11 AM
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You guys get grass on your mowers?

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Old 08-17-2010, 02:25 AM
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I have read that on the internet before. It supposedly works great for grass sticking.
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Old 08-17-2010, 07:48 AM
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please update us on how it works today!!!
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Old 08-17-2010, 10:10 AM
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Just throwing this out there-try Fluid Film. The stuff works great on my mowers as well as prevents rust and is also a lubricant. You can PM Dano50 for a sample. Good luck!
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Old 08-17-2010, 10:22 AM
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I just take a few minutes and clean the deck out, it doesnt have to be super clean, whats it take 60seconds to get down and scrape it out? I just use a plastic scraper so it doesnt chip the paint. Its also a good time to check thing's out underneath your deck.
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