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Old 04-23-2013, 04:33 PM
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Thanks guys for the input. I usually just wait until the dew has just burned off, but when it's a rainy week, you just have to sometimes.
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Old 04-23-2013, 05:15 PM
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I like to schedule lawns that aren't real thick and lush for first thing in the mourning. Those that are really thick I mow later in the day to allow them to completely dry out, doesn't always happen with the rain. lol Takes a little longer when wet but you'll figure out the little tricks, like slowing down so the clumps don't fall as much. Turning the blades off somewhere it doesn't matter when your done, it often makes a mess.
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Old 04-23-2013, 05:25 PM
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Old 04-23-2013, 06:34 PM
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I will finish a lawn that I am mowing if it starts to rain after I started and it is a light rain. One of the complaints I often hear from customers is that they did not like that their old LCO would mow in the rain and damage their lawn.

I always wait for the lawns to dry in the morning to prevent leaving clumps all over.

I schedule mowing Monday through Thursday. Friday is for rain delays and rainouts. No rain outs then Friday's are for up sell work.
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BP blower to blow apart any clumps: costs less time than double cutting. Folks LOVE double cutting, even when dry...it always looks nice(r)...but I don't bid &/or I'm not getting paid to mow twice.
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Old 04-23-2013, 09:38 PM
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BP blower to blow apart any clumps: costs less time than double cutting. Folks LOVE double cutting, even when dry...it always looks nice(r)...but I don't bid &/or I'm not getting paid to mow twice.
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Excellent idea! And I'm definitely not getting paid for two mows either.
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:03 PM
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I have cut a few lawns while in a down pour. Had to get them done. It clumped but surprisingly enough, the deck was spotless from the water washing it clean!
I've had to cut in the pouring rain. My mowers will only take so much then they'll start spitting and sputtering.
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