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Old 06-28-2009, 03:00 PM
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Scrape that deck? I feel your pain!

The rain here has me under this deck every day.



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Old 06-28-2009, 03:07 PM
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After scraping the deck very well...try spraying fluid film under there, it greatly reduces the build up. If you do still get some, it comes off so much easier. It has saved me so much time and it also reduces rust and corrosion and doesn't hurt the turf.
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Old 06-28-2009, 03:17 PM
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I feel the pain. I just finished cleaning under the decks of the TANK and eXmark. I hate rolling around on the concrete with a replaced shoulder. I feel every chunk of metal in the joint. Oh well, it will dry up soon and the "sticking to the deck" problem will be over or greatly reduced.
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Old 06-28-2009, 03:52 PM
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That jack stand under the rollers is scaring me a bit. I think I like running it on one side of the trailer ramp better. We all have to scrape a little sometimes around here.
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Old 06-28-2009, 04:12 PM
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I feel the pain. I just finished cleaning under the decks of the TANK and eXmark. I hate rolling around on the concrete with a replaced shoulder. I feel every chunk of metal in the joint. Oh well, it will dry up soon and the "sticking to the deck" problem will be over or greatly reduced.
Instead of laying directly on concrete get a furniture pad such as this. http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?actio...280&lpage=none

I have several and fold it to whatever size I need to lay or kneel on. I use it for scraping the mower deck, working on the mower and cars and even in the lawn when pruning low shrubs etc. Much easier on the knees and body.
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Old 06-28-2009, 04:21 PM
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Our scraping for the year is done here. What does get stuck on Burmuda yards gets scoured off on the first Bahia yard. Bahia is thick, course and an excellant way to clear your deck. I won't touch it for the rest of the year.
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Old 06-28-2009, 04:38 PM
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After scraping the deck very well...try spraying fluid film under there, it greatly reduces the build up. If you do still get some, it comes off so much easier. It has saved me so much time and it also reduces rust and corrosion and doesn't hurt the turf.
fluid film sucks for the decks been there done it dont care what you say it sucks
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Old 06-28-2009, 05:11 PM
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That jack stand under the rollers is scaring me a bit. I think I like running it on one side of the trailer ramp better. We all have to scrape a little sometimes around here.
I was thinking the same thing as soon as I saw the photo. Looks like that could be a teeter/totter waiting to happen. I use two 3-ton jack stands on my mower, one on each side just behind the rollers on the edges of the deck.

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The rain here has me under this deck every day.




Hmmmm...looks very familiar...
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Old 06-28-2009, 05:53 PM
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Instead of laying directly on concrete get a furniture pad such as this. http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?actio...280&lpage=none

I have several and fold it to whatever size I need to lay or kneel on. I use it for scraping the mower deck, working on the mower and cars and even in the lawn when pruning low shrubs etc. Much easier on the knees and body.
I just took a look at that link. That's a good idea. I'll have to get to Lowe's and pick one up. There's one less that a mile away. Thanks.
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