mower deck help

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If you measure from the closed end to the runner on the discharge end you should get close. It could 38", 42" or 48" if it's the squared off style and 44" or 50" if it's the more rounded style.

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Now if it ever stops raining I ll go check it out , Thank you the picture really help I have the square one .
 

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Check the serial number tag. First two digits tell the tale.
 

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What is the best way to measure a mower deck on my 129 hydro. it has the wide frame. Three blades.
Mow 1 pass over the septic tank (where the grass is always greener) Get out your tape measure and measure the cut path width.:roflol:
 
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Hahahaha - Mike asked for the "best way" so I thought I'd offer my opinion of these suggestions.

Kraig's method - not really the "best way". Probably end up with a measurement like 40 which would be a real stumper.
Also didn't mention whether he meant measuring from inside or outside the runner and the closed end. Pics were nice. Overall the post probably just adds to his post count. :roflol:

Kendal's method - doesn't involve measuring so can't say it's the "best way" to measure, but sure fire way to know which deck you have and the size if it does have a serial number tag. (I've seen so many that didn't have tags, and didn't have signs of ever having a tag - could never figure that out).:drool2:

Jerry's method - well, could be reasonable method but don't know if Mike has a septic.:errrr:

Digger's method - most likely the "best way" but needs some clarification. Said to "flip it upside down". Best to remove deck from the tractor before you do this. Also said "measure blade tip to blade tip". Sure he meant this to mean the outer 2 blades. So overall, this method requires removing the deck from the tractor, flip it upside down, rotate the 2 outer blades so they are aligned tip to tip, and then measure from the outer tip of one blade to the outer tip of the other blade.

Digger WINS!!!!! :greenthumb:

P.S. - if you're deck doesn't have blades installed, and doesn't have a serial number tag, well.... you're still not screwed. You could post some pics of the deck. Also measure across the centers of the 2 outer spindles and maybe someone else on here would check that measurement against their own deck that looks like yours.
 

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Thank you all for trying to get to the right size >My deck has a few holes in it time to look around for a different one.
 

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Where in Wisconsin are you? I have a good 44 c deck shell you can have if you come and get it.
I'm 12 miles south of Winona ,Mn or 20 miles north of LaCrosse ,Wi
 

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