Advanced Search

The Green Industry's Resource Center

Thread Tools   Display Modes
Old 02-16-2014, 09:44 PM
Kelly's Landscaping's Avatar
Kelly's Landscaping Kelly's Landscaping is offline
LawnSite Platinum Member
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Milford CT
Posts: 4,001
Originally Posted by trock View Post
I have power ports on my exmark riders
I do too I just don't want to be hard wired to the mower and its little help when I need to trim or blow off.

As for the data its eats it but our plan was 6 gigs and we still fall short of that by a lot so worse case we need to up the data plan a little this season.
Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2014, 11:16 PM
Pennington Lawncare's Avatar
Pennington Lawncare Pennington Lawncare is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Down the road from where they used to make Saturn cars.
Posts: 678
Ok, I just happened to be thinking about getting an XM/Sirius satellite radio myself and wasn't sure which route to take. I've been using the iHeart radio app for a year or 2 now and that's ok but, does tend to run the battery down on a busy day. So I was thinking about getting the XM either mounted to the ZTR or the Walkman sized version. I was kinda hoping someone would take pictures of their setup.

As far as being content listening to the drone of your engine and spinning blades all day long there is no doubt why lawn care people may be confused with the character from "The Lawnmower Man" movie. Before the upgrade that is. I don't give a rat's behind about listening to music on the radio but, talk radio is another story. I need to intellectual stimulation while doing the boring job of going back and forth.
15 Scag Turf Tiger 61" Vanguard 35 hp
09 Bob-Cat Predator Pro 61" Subaru 40 hp replacement
2 Husqvarna 323L
1 Echo SRM-210
2 Echo SRM-225
1 Tanaka TCG22EASSLP
Husqvarna 125 & 150 BT
6.5' x 12 ' Trailer
Stihl 025 18"
Husqvarna 460 24"
Reply With Quote
Old 02-20-2014, 01:04 AM
Mikegyver Mikegyver is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Longview TX
Posts: 1,810
I actually encourage my guys to listen to music while working because I do most of the time. It keeps me from daydreaming which in my mind is more dangerous than listening to music. We have had more accidents when the operator's mind slips than while they are listening to music. Heck, when I do paperwork (which requires more brain cells than mowing) I listen to music full blast, and my books are in tip top shape. When you are on a mower or trimmer for 2-3+ hrs straight it gets boring real fast. I believe music helps keep up the pace also.
High end commercial, multi-family and residential lawn care, irrigation (LI and BPAT), and landscaping.
Mikegyver Pics Thread
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Layout Style:

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Grand View Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:26 AM.

Page generated in 0.05815 seconds with 10 queries