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Old 07-04-2013, 02:29 AM
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Trust me, you are not the only one. However, I do find that as I get older, I actually screw up less as I've learned to go over mental checklists that at least cover the most important things.

Of course, I still occasionally do something stupid, like loading the mower then realizing I forgot to mow the portion of the property on the other side of the parking lot. That was just a couple of weeks ago.
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Old 07-04-2013, 09:56 AM
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Trust me, you are not the only one. However, I do find that as I get older, I actually screw up less as I've learned to go over mental checklists that at least cover the most important things.

Of course, I still occasionally do something stupid, like loading the mower then realizing I forgot to mow the portion of the property on the other side of the parking lot. That was just a couple of weeks ago.
I hate that. This is something that seems to happen at least once a month. I'm done, loaded and strapped down and all. Then look over and see a 50x200ft area I missed. This only happens when I've fallen behind a few hrs.
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Old 07-04-2013, 10:10 AM
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who drives 30 miles to a site only to realize you've left an important piece of equipment or brought the wrong equipment for the job...
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Old 07-04-2013, 12:14 PM
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Is it me or is it uncanny that the mailman comes incredibly-timed so that my truck is in his way. I don't usually park in front of mailboxes if I can help it but occasionally there's a big patch of shade that I find irresistible or sometimes there's just no other option. Heck, we're only there 5 mins usually, but alas that 5 mins just happens to be when the mailman comes. What r the odds? they have to be extremely low but it seems to happen alot. I almost always get a dirty look too.
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Old 07-04-2013, 12:23 PM
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Has had a hydro belt break on steep hill and rode it all the way to the bottom and not needed new undershorts.
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Old 07-04-2013, 01:06 PM
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Has had a hydro belt break on steep hill and rode it all the way to the bottom and not needed new undershorts.
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Steep hill? coastal Florida?
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Old 07-04-2013, 01:25 PM
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Steep hill? coastal Florida?
Half empty retention lake bank and I didn't say it was in FL.
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Old 07-04-2013, 09:47 PM
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Who has gotten the truck stuck in the customer's ditch? Please tell me someone else has managed that...
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Old 07-05-2013, 03:51 AM
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^^^^^ Yes, then got the second Z stuck while trying to free the first. Got to the first job only to realize that the you worker put the blades upside down. actually got to a jobsite and never hooked the trailer up to the truck.
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Old 07-05-2013, 09:06 AM
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actually got to a jobsite and never hooked the trailer up to the truck.
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