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Old 03-29-2010, 08:46 PM
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Cleaning the mower deck

I read a post on here some time ago where someone used some chemical to spray on their deck and the grass just fell off. I think their dealer told them about it. Does anyone remember this?

Also, has anyone tried CLEAN DECK ? Heres a link: http://cleandeck.net/
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Old 03-29-2010, 08:56 PM
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Never heard of that "clean deck" stuff.

I'm going to be coating the underside of my new JD with Fluid Film. It will help prevent grass build up and will also protect the underside of the deck, so it will give me all I will need.
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Old 03-29-2010, 09:03 PM
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Never heard of that "clean deck" stuff.

I'm going to be coating the underside of my new JD with Fluid Film. It will help prevent grass build up and will also protect the underside of the deck, so it will give me all I will need.
You're in for a rude awakening. Been there, done that.
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Old 03-29-2010, 10:37 PM
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Never heard of that "clean deck" stuff.

I'm going to be coating the underside of my new JD with Fluid Film. It will help prevent grass build up and will also protect the underside of the deck, so it will give me all I will need.
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You're in for a rude awakening. Been there, done that.
I second the fluid film....it greatly reduces the build up under the deck and whatever does eventually build up over time comes off very easily.
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Old 03-29-2010, 11:33 PM
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I second the fluid film....it greatly reduces the build up under the deck and whatever does eventually build up over time comes off very easily.
I was hoping you'd chime in on this discussion Bill. After all you've used fluid film longer than I have (considering this will be my first mower I put it on).
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Old 03-29-2010, 11:35 PM
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Just bought a quart of the CLEAN DECK. I'll let you know the results.
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Old 03-29-2010, 11:40 PM
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My experience with Fluid Film is that it doesn't help with grass build up. It is an excellent preserver of metal - protector. I'm speaking from experience. That JD deck will go along way on it's own toward keeping the deck clean because of how smooth it is.
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Old 03-30-2010, 01:51 AM
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Nobody uses 'Slip Plate' anymore? I was going to try a combination of Slip Plate and Fluid Film this season.
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Old 03-30-2010, 06:39 AM
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I have tried everything...even Fluid Film. The only thing that cleans the deck is a pressure washer or a scraper blade. If someone would make Teflon durable enough that would make cleanup a snap.
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Old 03-30-2010, 08:05 AM
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I have tried everything...even Fluid Film. The only thing that cleans the deck is a pressure washer or a scraper blade. If someone would make Teflon durable enough that would make cleanup a snap.
Man! I wish someone made something easy. I hate getting under there and scraping that crap! but it's part of the job. clean deck, clean cut!!
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