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OCDC I made for my Stander

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by GLC51, Sep 24, 2006.

  1. GLC51

    GLC51 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 128

    I took off the rubber discharge flap and fabricated a OCDC. It's much handier. You can put the blocker down to keep the clippings out of places they shouldn't go, or people are passing by on the street or you're going by windows , cars etc. etc. First tow pics are the control handle and the last tow are of the overall setup. I've modified it a bit more since I took these.

    control handle.jpg

    handle 2.jpg

    OCDC 1.jpg

    OCDC 2.jpg
  2. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,526

    I would like to see some pictures of how the cable is routed at the deck

  3. mojob

    mojob LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 515

    Is that made out of hard rubber? If not, I give it about a week before it's bent beyond recognition. I'm not bagging on your setup, I just know how much abuse the rubber deflector gets on my Stander. I give you an "A" for effort.
  4. GLC51

    GLC51 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 128

    Here is a pic the how it's attached to the deck. I didn't want to weld or drill new holes so I used the existing hole. The blocker is angle and flat steel with a piece of sheet metal. I used flat steel to make the hinges and two bolts go through where the original deflector was mounted. I've been using it for 3 months now. It's much more useful than the rubber deflector that came with the mower.

    Assembly detail.jpg
  5. MDLawnman

    MDLawnman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 229

    Sweet set up. I salute your construction abilities!
    What the heck is that thing that's dragging on the ground behind it?
  6. GLC51

    GLC51 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 128

    Thanks. The thing at back is the stiper that I made. I'm going to post some pics on that and a spring platform I made too.

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