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Old 11-10-2012, 12:47 AM
rbljack rbljack is offline
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Well, i pulled the trigger on it. It needs some work, but does functinon for a 1/4 the cost of a new one.

If anybody has the same unit, I could really use a photo or two of how the lower handle attaches to the clutch cable. The bar for the drive mechanism is broke, and I have to weld a new piece in, and then figure out the correct spacing for attaching the cable again. The dealer wants 110 bucks for the handle assembly which seems high for a piece of round bar bent in a few places.

The thottle cable isnt functioning properly either, so Ill have to get a look at that.

Oh...and here is another question, for those who have mentioned that they are charging 2 or 3 times the charge for a mowing, does that include actually doing a mowing before the aeration? does that include applying fertilzier? or topsoil? or seed? I have gotten decent at giving estimates for mowing, but this is a whole new area that i dont have any prior experience with. But i got my foot in the door now anyways...hopefully the unit will at least pay for itself and make me some money next year.
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