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Update on the fiberglass mower deck repair

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10 years ago I posted a thread about restoring rusted mower decks with fiberglass woven cloth and resin.http://simpletractors.com/club2/topic.asp?ARCHIVE=true&TOPIC_ID=60662#tophttp://www.simpletractors.com/club2/topic.asp?ARCHIVE=true&TOPIC_ID=64507&SearchTerms=mower,deckHere is how one has held up after 10 years of use and abuse.



I would say not too bad for 10 years of some pretty rough mowing...


notice some chipping from use but most of the fiberglass is still holding.


And some nice stripes to show.





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You may have just saved my 60" Deutz-Allis deck from the scrap yard! I've welded patches on my JD decks (sandy soil really wears out decks!), but this DA deck is pitted and holed in a lot of places. Never thought of using fiberglass!

I bought a Camry from my nephew in Minnesota a year ago. Had a BIG 6" rust hole in the driver's door from a bad body shop repair. I've repaired the fiberlass hood on my JD before with fiberglass, so I delved into the fiberglass / metal repair on the Camry. It doesn't look as purdy as new, but it is sealed up. Also did a rear fender well. So I'm comfy working with fiberglass.


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