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Old 07-20-2013, 08:20 AM
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Ha! It looks like you may need to cut down the headband on those ear muffs too!

Congrats on your parenting skills. My sons worked with me too. And it's really paying off for me too. Now in my later years they still come around for projects. The latest project was a custom subwoofer box. The grandkids want to build things as well.
Doing things together builds relationships.
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Old 08-04-2013, 08:10 AM
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Good for you mate.
In the natural world most kids start working well before 11 anyways.
may he have a bright future
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Old 08-04-2013, 07:56 PM
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My wife and I are schooling our youngster in the family business. He's almost 11 and has been helping us out this year and is really coming along. He got his own Echo backback at the beginning of the year and just this week I picked up an Echo srm225 for him . The trimmer was too long so I took it apart cut the tube and shaft down to fit him and installed an edgit or what we call the Chinese head so that it's like his mom's trimmer.

It's funny seeing him change from a video game playing / book nerd to a confident young man. It has toughened him up some which he needed. I love the talks we share from job to job and I always remind him that he can be anything that he sets his heart to. We are doing our part to raise a hard working well rounded human being.
That sir is fantastic!!! Good job dad.
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Old 08-04-2013, 09:58 PM
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What a great thing your doing for your son. He looks very happy he'll grow up thanking you!
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Old 08-11-2013, 07:57 AM
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Good job!!! Glad to see no negative comments about a child working!
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Old 08-11-2013, 11:20 AM
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My kids are still a little too young 1 and 5 to take them out. BUT my 5 year old is working on her ztr skills at home. (Riding on my lap of course). She actually got mad at me for selling "her" mower a few weeks back. Haha
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