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Old 02-22-2012, 12:22 AM
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Cool, thanks. I'm looking to purchase a use one to put to use when needed. It wouldn't be my primary as I have a zero turn already...
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Old 02-22-2012, 07:40 AM
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under a 48" deck I wouldnt care what it had for a drive. the hydro is much faster as far as turning backing up and striping but if it was a small lawn a belt drive would be fine. I have both I dont mind the belt drive but I feel spoiled with the hydro
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Old 02-22-2012, 09:18 AM
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Hydro, hands down.
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Old 02-22-2012, 12:05 PM
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All of our backups are belt driven, its cheaper that way IMO.
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Old 02-22-2012, 12:08 PM
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Not familiar with the old system, other than the 5 year requirement -so I have no point of reference, but comparing to college courses and seminars, I found them to be bearable. Some of the speakers that I liked better, the guy near me hated, so I guess no matter what/how it is presented, someone isn't going to be happy... Most interesting to me were the presentations technically least related to the certificate (Shoreland Protection Act updates, for ex.) Yes, a bit disorganized, but not to a point of being counter-productive. A lot of repetition (sprayer calibration 3 days in a row - yawn) but it makes studying easier.

I was told there won't be anymore course series until fall, at least by these guys, because of the time investment on their end, getting speakers, etc ... So the current crop of applicants is it for now. Seems they have 80 or more, which will take a while to get through the orals, at 5 applicants a day average.

Sending in the resume today - dreading the orals: since I have no prior experience (by their yardstick) I suspect they will be out to wring me dry and fail me if they have *any* doubts. Ugggh!
Im Going in on Friday to take the written.... they said to plan on it taking 3 to 4 HOURS!! Im also nervous about the oral... I hope they get more people on board to give the oral exam. Kind of has me worried that as of last thursday they were already booked until March 28th! how are we supposed to sign customers for Fert programs without even being certified until mid April!?
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Old 02-22-2012, 08:03 PM
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If you guys are looking for mowing equipment I sell Scag mowers, Little Wonder Blowers & Jrco attachments, also Stihl hand held products. Check out our web sites: www.csdequipment.com & chainsawdoctor.com
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Old 02-23-2012, 08:03 AM
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Well please be sure to let us know how it goes Rock. I just got my acceptance yesterday so I'll be scheduling soon and I guess continue studying like crazy!
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Old 02-23-2012, 08:42 AM
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I actually had to reschedule it for this afternoon due to the storm.... I wish they better prepaired us for how long each exam would be and the most stressed info they will test on. I called yesterday and asked them if we need to know the laws and rules for mosquito and arial spraying and they said YES! WTF we will never hop in a hellicopter and spray! why do we need to know the laws!
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Old 02-23-2012, 09:58 AM
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I actually had to reschedule it for this afternoon due to the storm.... I wish they better prepaired us for how long each exam would be and the most stressed info they will test on. I called yesterday and asked them if we need to know the laws and rules for mosquito and arial spraying and they said YES! WTF we will never hop in a hellicopter and spray! why do we need to know the laws!
That bothers me - I'm pretty sure someone (from the course staff or state dept) had specifically told us we don't need to know the aerial laws and sections not directly related to our categories...! I was going to do them anyway, but that is false information: no wonder a whole bunch from the first group failed the regs section.

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Old 02-23-2012, 10:13 AM
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Tell me about it! I think most of those ppl failed due to lack of information. I went to the Tuesday and WED class in the first session and the ROW class in the last. When they were talking about what had been discussed in the prior days i was pissed because none of it was discussed in the first session. My brother took the ROW the first go around and he was pissed at the amount of additional information that was given to us who attended the last session... the state really needed to get their act together and not have it so misorganized due to a "rush" they had been planning it since may. Just sayin
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