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Old 08-23-2014, 10:31 PM
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blowing clippings in the road..... ARRRRGH!!!!!!!
I can't stand that
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Old 08-24-2014, 07:58 AM
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Hahaha so true I ride a sports bike and ride with quite a few Harley riders out of them I can only think of 2 that don't do the red light throttling
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You mean the guys in the Chevy Cavaliers and Ford Probes with the 8" rice burner exhaust.... those 4 cyl with K&N filters are pretty awesome you know!
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Old 08-24-2014, 08:40 AM
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You mean the guys in the Chevy Cavaliers and Ford Probes with the 8" rice burner exhaust.... those 4 cyl with K&N filters are pretty awesome you know!
My ricer sounds more like a crotch rocket. The owner of one of my dealers wanted me to rev it in town because he hasn't heard a vtec in awhile, the sound bounced off every building hahaha. It's only like a 5 inch racing exhaust though :-).

I always like the "what do I do now?". One time I kinda went off, you have been working for me about 500 hrs now, you tell me? We mow, trim, and blow. You trimmed, I am mowing, so what does that leave?
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Old 08-24-2014, 09:02 AM
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I ain't no rookie and you'll rarely see me running my blower full throttle on hard surfaces, my Husky 580 is loud as hell and will rip up the crack-seal if I do that
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Old 08-24-2014, 08:07 PM
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I ain't no rookie and you'll rarely see me running my blower full throttle on hard surfaces, my Husky 580 is loud as hell and will rip up the crack-seal if I do that
Don't point blower nozzle straight down rookie ;p
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Old 08-25-2014, 09:18 PM
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You guys totally missed the biggest rookie mistake....cutting the whole lawn but forgot to drop the deck (on a zero turn). I had a guy cut a 3 acre lawn with the deck in the transport position.
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Old 08-25-2014, 09:25 PM
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That's not a rookie mistake. Everyone does that. Infact I did it Sunday lol
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Old 08-25-2014, 09:26 PM
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That's not a rookie mistake. Everyone does that. Infact I did it Sunday lol
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I bet it wasn't 3 acres though
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Old 08-25-2014, 09:36 PM
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I bet it wasn't 3 acres though
Had a guy that had been with our family business for 10 years do it on a 15 acre field.
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Old 08-25-2014, 10:24 PM
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I have done in many times. I never did it on anything that big, and normally realize the lawn doesn't look right after a few passes. Where I have done all or most of the lawn, I try reassure myself that the lawn needed to be double anyway.
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