Spraying PAM on snowblowers works..how about mower decks?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by augs dad, Feb 19, 2002.

  1. augs dad

    augs dad LawnSite Member
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    Dont' laugh ..just yet...learned along time ago that spraying PAM inside 2 stage snowblower chutes significantly reduces clogging for any type of snow...obviously grass and snow are a bit different...dah...has anyone ever used this or something similar on mower decks? Alot cheaper than MoDECK...ok stop laughing now...thanks...Gary in PA
     
  2. kutnkru

    kutnkru LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,662

    Some of the biggest drawbacks to using cooking sprays is they attract flies etc, unlike the mow-deck products. Some use wd-40, others use a teflon spray, it all varies.

    If your like I am and clean your decks thoroughly nightly (overkill) you shouldnt have a problem regardless of what you use.

    Here is another alternative you could check into:
    http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?threadid=4265

    Hope this helps!
     
  3. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 4,771

    I read a post on this subject a few weeks ago. There was someone that tried Pam and he said that it did not work well. I have never tried anything personally.

    MATT
     
  4. BRL

    BRL LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,211

    If you do a search of MoDeck & cooking spray you'll find some good old threads on the subject. I'm not going to rehash what I already posted, but since trying the MoDeck I have not gone back to my old favorite cooking spray or any of the other tricks I used to use.
     
  5. Administrator

    Administrator Administrator
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    Yea, I used the cooking spray :cry: GNAT fest!!
     
  6. vipermanz

    vipermanz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,773

    i tried pam before and ended up with some sort of moldy-stuff:confused:
     

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