Keeping your deck clean

Discussion in 'Hustler Turf Equip (Archived)' started by grass lover, Jul 12, 2003.

  1. grass lover

    grass lover LawnSite Member
    Posts: 38

    How do you keep the underside of your deck(s) clean?
  2. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
    Posts: 9,761

    Lots of scraping !!
    That is about the best way, some guys use aftermarket sprays, or slip plate, I would just suggest scraping your deck every time you change or sharpen your blades, sometimes more frequent than that due to wet cutting conditions.

  3. sjz60

    sjz60 LawnSite Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 43

    1) Scrape.

    2) Install double high lift blades.

    3) Spray 3 coats of Mo-Deck, let dry fully in-between coats.

    Grass will stay off deck longer, and scrape off more easily when you go to do it. Double blades also really help..lots of airflow.

    Also, try to schedule your cutting when you know the grass is dryest..tough to do all the time, but it will extend your mean time between scraping.

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