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Old 05-12-2005, 06:20 AM
gatormowing gatormowing is offline
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Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: cape coral,fl
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What a day!

Yesterday was one of those days. I do a builders model home on a very busy street. When I pulled up,the entire front edge of the lawn has acted as a dam for loose insulation that has probably blown out of the back of a truck. 35 minutes later I have about 20 lbs. of wet insulation picked up and am finally ready to mow. Next stop is a new customer and there are several areas in the yard that look even but when you step on it, it sinks down 2 to 4 inches. Scalped the grass and then spent alot of time feathering edges with trimmer. Told customer and she said thats why other guy didn't want to do it anymore. Finally on the road to the next town where I have 9 duplexes to mow and things are looking good. Oops! I feel something odd, look on the mirror and trailer is wobbling. I pull over thinking I have a low tire. Look at right side of trailer and notice smoke. Bearing buddy gone and so are the bearings. Four hours later I'm on the road home, a day behind. Even so this is still the best job ever. Looking forward to today. Bob
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