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PostSubject: Uses for a mower deck besides cutten grass?   Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:51 pm

What do you guys do with your extra mower decks? Besides cut grass, what parts you use and what do you scrap
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PostSubject: Re: Uses for a mower deck besides cutten grass?   Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:57 pm

The idler pullies are always useful
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PostSubject: Re: Uses for a mower deck besides cutten grass?   Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:07 pm

puellys are good for making pull starts
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PostSubject: Re: Uses for a mower deck besides cutten grass?   Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:13 pm

The deck spindel can be used for hubs.
A the pullys.
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PostSubject: Re: Uses for a mower deck besides cutten grass?   Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:15 pm

i have a 36" craftsman deck im building a frame around with wheels that im going to mount a motor on and pull behind my lifted one so it can still cut grass lol and use it to clear trails

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PostSubject: Re: Uses for a mower deck besides cutten grass?   Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:19 pm

I thought about putting rubber sweepers on in place of blades, opening up the front, and using it to sweep and move shallow snow.

Also thought about building self powered, tow behinds for ATV's, using smaller engines, and simple frames with casters.

If I had a matched pair, or three of a kind, i could build and sell a double/triple gang folding mower for doing ditches etc.

or you cuold replace the blades with cable or chain, and build a flail mower.
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PostSubject: Re: Uses for a mower deck besides cutten grass?   Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:54 pm

Ive been thinking of taking a matching pair of decks and an engine and making a dual-deck pull behind to mow the lawn with. I have a huge lot in front of my house as well as the backyard, and mowing it all is fairly time consuming. Ive slowly been cutting less and less.

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PostSubject: Re: Uses for a mower deck besides cutten grass?   Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:58 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Uses for a mower deck besides cutten grass?   Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:01 pm

@TheRainbowBoxer wrote:
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main use, lol
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PostSubject: Re: Uses for a mower deck besides cutten grass?   Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:08 pm

flip it over and make redneck grill
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PostSubject: Re: Uses for a mower deck besides cutten grass?   Wed Mar 13, 2013 11:32 pm

you can sell it to make some money, then put it in the tractor
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PostSubject: Re: Uses for a mower deck besides cutten grass?   Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:33 am

Snowblowing! If you have a paved driveway, just set it to height, and let er rip!
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PostSubject: Re: Uses for a mower deck besides cutten grass?   Sun Mar 17, 2013 12:30 pm

@ibdalovely1 wrote:
flip it over and make redneck grill

Hahaha, I like your thinking, that's a great idea Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Uses for a mower deck besides cutten grass?   Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:11 pm

[quote="CornishMorgan"][quote="ibdalovely1"]flip it over and make redneck grill [/quote]

Hahaha, I like your thinking, that's a great idea

Thanks thinking outside the mower
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