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wright stander weld or new deck?

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by tacobloc, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 12,946

    We weld decks all the time down here. The sandy soil wears holes right through them. Basic stuff for any welder.
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  2. piston slapper

    piston slapper LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,240

    You've got that right....it seems that I use the mig welder more than the parts washer anymore...
  3. 123hotdog

    123hotdog LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 482

    This will be the fifth one I've done. I remove the deck from the mower, remove all spindles and pulleys, take it down to just the deck skin. They are like new when finished.
  4. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,370

    That's a good deal for the repair !! How many hours does your machine have on it ??

    I think I would seriously consider letting someone go if they damaged my machines like that ... you might give it some thought !!
  5. 123hotdog

    123hotdog LawnSite Senior Member
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  6. BigFish

    BigFish LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,255

    I don't get it!!! ALL that work.... for what???

    You makin' a show mower.........or a go mower???
  7. BigFish

    BigFish LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,255

    ALL the Wrights I work on have a right beefy rub rail welded on the bottom of the left skirt.
    He must have let it get so worn that they (operators) snagged it on something! You just don't rip off a six inch section of LEFT side deck!!
    He said he's got a couple more with holes in em! Serious lack of maintenance !!

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