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Mower Deck Care

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by HighGrass, Sep 23, 2003.

  1. HighGrass

    HighGrass LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Z5 MA
    Messages: 1,237

    How often does everyone get down and scrape their mower deck?
    And tips or tricks?

    I am paranoid about wet grass...I can't stand it even for a day!
  2. Lawnboy5

    Lawnboy5 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 49

    every time I change the blades which is once a week.
  3. WeatherMan

    WeatherMan LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 692

    When I change Blades on Sunday
  4. HighGrass

    HighGrass LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Z5 MA
    Messages: 1,237

    That's about when I do it. I just didn't think I was doing it often enough. Do you guys spray on anything? Is it worth it?
  5. walker-talker

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

    I will scrape deck as needed....no set time period. Usually when you start to see a poor cut......looks alot like when the blades are dull.
  6. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    scrape the deck every other day
  7. Ax Man

    Ax Man LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 446

    I change blades daily( almost allways) and scrape then. I tried mow ease, wd-40 and they didn't seem to make a difference.
    Though there was a thread last week with lots of replys on deck coating suggestions.

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