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Old 01-01-2014, 01:22 PM
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Originally Posted by redtruck789 View Post
In colorado it seems almost all of us run wright stander mowers and so the first I require is that they have knowledge to run a stander which to run one is not hard but to run it in straight lines and evenly control the machine it take time so when they show up I spend about 30 seconds talking to them and put them on the 52 inch stander full throttle and have them cut on my 3 acre property I can tell with in about 10 min if they really do have the experience they said they did if they pass that then they must string my trimmer and trim sume only after they complete both mower and trimmer will I talk and 80 percent dont make it 2 min on the mower and of the 20 that do 10 cant string a trimmer so that weeds out a lot of the crap not all but I find it a good place to start
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Dang, I'd fail that test. I've got about 5 hours on a stander and I'm still shaky on it.
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