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I am new and after cutting my 2 acres my mower deck top and underneath is dirty and I want to clean it but I dont want to use water on the deck because it has not seen the rain since I have had it.

I was wondering how you clean off your decks and the dirty and dust from your mowers?
 

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Powerwasher and air compressor for the easy stuff mainly on the machine itself. Under the deck I use a screwdriver to get the other stuff.
 

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I use my leaf blower.
Glad to see I'm not the only person that uses one to blow the grass of their machine! :)

I hear you guys about using water. I powerwash my JD a once or twice year, but using water around the deck always makes me a bit leery as there are so many small crevices that water is going to find and sit in. The killer of mowing decks.

I usually use an air nozzel attachment on the compressor to blow off my old reel mowers after use.
 

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I use compressed air with an extended reach blow nozzle for the fluff and dust especially around the transmission and engine cooling air intakes, fans and cooling fins. Under the deck I normally have some soft pine kindling wood laying around to scrap with. It is rare that I use water on them.
 

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Once you clean off the underside, spray some kind of lubricant like EcoTech Mower Coat around it to prevent grass from sticking as much next time around.
Good idea!
 
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