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TheKingNJ
02-25-2004, 11:54 PM
Has any one hear tried anything different with their stripes? Not like basic checkers or diamonds? Any one ever use circles or curves?

I think in the spring i would like to stripe the American Flag in my house lawn.

NCSULandscaper
02-26-2004, 12:06 AM
you must have seen the pic in this months Turf mag.

David Shaw
02-26-2004, 01:10 AM
If you do a flag post a pic. I was thinking the same thing myself. The National Guard armory is taking bids on thier mowing. Wouldn't it be neat to be able to do a flag in that turf?

hole in one lco
02-26-2004, 02:15 AM
I cut a couple of million dollar homes and iv put there last name in the lawn, they never said sh$% but i though it was cool.

bastalker
02-26-2004, 04:12 AM
All the time. Curves, rainbows, circles, arrows, v shapes. All depends how I feel at the time. I know a bunch a guys on here do it. I had a couple of picks, but the hard drive crashed on me. I'll try an get some this year.

Its almost time to start the "Stripes 2004" thread anyway;)

Danimal
02-26-2004, 09:33 AM
I like doing s curves, circles and I once started in the middle of a large lawn and did a spiral. You can be really creative and its fun if the customer doesn't mind. I saw a book once on how to cut different patterns.

FrankenScagMachines
02-26-2004, 10:05 AM
Originally posted by bastalker
Its almost time to start the "Stripes 2004" thread anyway;)
Yay!!!! Can't wait!!

Acute Cut
02-26-2004, 10:57 AM
I usually keep my lines straight, but my new employees always manage to make ........ 'interesting' lines. :D
Newbs on lazers is scarier than REALLY old ppl on the freeway. Maybe that should be my new signature. lol

TheKingNJ
02-26-2004, 11:03 AM
guys could i see some pics of your more creative work.

Let it Grow
02-26-2004, 11:07 AM
I've done curves a few times & they look real sharp. I don't have pictures of them, but maybe later this spring after the mowing starts.

naturescape
02-26-2004, 11:14 AM
The Institute for Incomplete Studies found that 3 out of 4

That is too funny! :D

GTLC
02-26-2004, 11:15 AM
I don't, but some really awesome commercial cutters in my area can make really nice looking circles and bullseyes.

FrankenScagMachines
02-26-2004, 12:30 PM
wavy ones done two years ago with a 32" Toro rear engine rider... Yeah I know you would have never guessed.... oh this was my lawn, I don't get creative on customer's lawns yet.

Expert Lawns
02-26-2004, 12:42 PM
Go to the Pictures forum and do a search. You'll find bulls eyes, waves, diamonds, checkers, etc.