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Old 02-17-2007, 04:14 PM
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forget business lets here about the labor

ok seems as some of the old guys are tired of same questions so im asking a new one.what the best way to mow big circles or long turn arounds.
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Old 02-17-2007, 05:07 PM
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In Texas we mow in every direction possilble to get-r-done. Mainly race/track round and round until you get to the center. Block the chute outlet so you never need to worry about throwing trash anywhere.
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Old 02-17-2007, 05:09 PM
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thats right..

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In Texas we mow in every direction possilble to get-r-done. Mainly race/track round and round until you get to the center. Block the chute outlet so you never need to worry about throwing trash anywhere.
that is how we all do it....
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Old 02-17-2007, 05:14 PM
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In Texas we mow in every direction possilble to get-r-done. Mainly race/track round and round until you get to the center. Block the chute outlet so you never need to worry about throwing trash anywhere.
...problem is...we're big on alternate patterns to reduce compaction on the lawn...which is fine...but still...the perimeter of the lawn area still take a lot of wear and tear...I've tried to figure out a pattern that would reduce this around the perimeters of the yard but can't figure it out...
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Old 02-17-2007, 05:16 PM
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...problem is...we're big on alternate patterns to reduce compaction on the lawn...which is fine...but still...the perimeter of the lawn area still take a lot of wear and tear...I've tried to figure out a pattern that would reduce this around the perimeters of the yard but can't figure it out...
Start from the center.

Changing directions is good.
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Old 02-17-2007, 05:25 PM
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Start from the center.

Changing directions is good.
...doesn't work...unless the area you are cutting is open allowing you to put your wheels outside the normal cutting area and allowing the wheels in the area to track between the normal route...of course most lawns are not open...diagnols...circles starting from the middle...middle horizontals...doesn't matter...at some point you are going to hit the out edge of the lawn...

...and don't you roll your eyes at me... ...or I'll tell your momma...
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Old 02-17-2007, 05:26 PM
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...doesn't work...unless the area you are cutting is open allowing you to put your wheels outside the normal cutting area and allowing the wheels in the area to track between the normal route...of course most lawns are not open...diagnols...circles starting from the middle...middle horizontals...doesn't matter...at some point you are going to hit the out edge of the lawn...

...and don't you roll your eyes at me... ...or I'll tell your momma...











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Old 02-17-2007, 05:10 PM
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Throw to the center.
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Old 02-17-2007, 05:12 PM
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throw to center or block off to mulch.thats how we do it to.
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Old 02-17-2007, 05:20 PM
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throw to center or block off to mulch.thats how we do it to.
What do you mean "that's how we do it to"? You don't have a mower!
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