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Re: (ET) Mower deck
- Subject: Re: (ET) Mower deck
- From: "SteveS" <ssawtelle fcc net>
- Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 10:56:27 -0400
- References: <ad 1e968d4d 2a39ee0e aol com> <002301c212e4$3fa02ae0$fb00a8c0 cmeier mn rr com>
- Sender: owner-elec-trak cosmos phy tufts edu
While we are on the subject, has anyone modified their decks so they don't
swing up when the rear of the deck catches something in reverse? I get real
skittish everytime I go in reverse while mowing.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Meier" <mr23 mn rr com>
Sent: Thursday, June 13, 2002 10:11 AM
Subject: Re: (ET) Mower deck
> Has anyone evaluated modifying these decks to 'conform' to the ground?
> I've considered hinging it at two points, for 3 sections. The idea is to
> scalping high spots, or leaving long grass in small depressions, or at
> of hills that have a fairly sharp transition. (Yes, my lawn has many of
> features!). Just a thought so far...
> I've also considered putting a spring below the mower deck on the front
> castor spindles to smooth out the deck movement on bumpier ground,
> and to reduce transmitted forces to the deck and castor mount.