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Grass "clumping" under deck

Discussion in 'Hustler Turf Equip (Archived)' started by Dooger54, Sep 10, 2006.

  1. Dooger54

    Dooger54 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 46

    I just bought a new Super Z with a 60" deck. I am very pleased with this unit except for one thing. Everytime I mow I have to remove grass from beneath the deck, it builds up so bad the grass can hardly discharge. It doesn't matter how dry the grass is, it still clumps badly.

    My last mower was a Woods, I don't think I had to clean out the mower deck more than a few times each season. I can't understand what would cause this. Also, this deck is not easy to get under to clean!!
  2. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
    Messages: 9,769

    What are the conditions you are cutting in? how wet? how much grass are you taking off in a single pass? what type of grass?
    Is this a XR-7 or old style deck?

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