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Auto cleaning deck!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by rookiemower, Mar 20, 2005.

  1. rookiemower

    rookiemower LawnSite Senior Member
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  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,496

    Toro had that years ago. It's a gimmick type thing for Joe Homeowner...anything to simplify his life. It woulld be even neater if it worked.
  3. Lbilawncare

    Lbilawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,116

    If you get tired of cleaning the outside of the deck than buy a Dixie Chopper. They have fans that keep the grass from accumulating on the deck. I don't think putting a hose fitting will catch on, safety issues primarily. Not to mention the mess.
  4. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    that is a homeowners model though in that link
  5. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,062

    This is a better design.

  6. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 14,700

    The water goes under the deck to get the accumulated grass out instead of scraping.
  7. Oldtimer

    Oldtimer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,458

  8. PLM-1

    PLM-1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,640

    My grandfather had that on his Toro/Wheelhorse. Talk about a mess! He did it after every mow. I would rather scrape!
  9. Skookum

    Skookum LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 675

    I have a old 1979 Bolens tractor that has a hose fitting, on the top of the deck, to attach a garden hose for cleaning the deck.

    Funny how things come around. This old Bolens also has a floating deck with a roller across the entire length on the back of the deck. Mower makes excellent stripes. Does not get used much but is always there when I really need a backup mower.

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