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Old 09-10-2014, 01:42 PM
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I currently have a guy who constantly shoots grass into the street and flower beds. Then when blowing never spreads clipping when there are a lot left on the lawn. If not told won't blow the clipping he shot out on the road or flower beds. I've told him numerous times not to point shoot of mower out wards and when training him I explained to him not to do it too. Just doesn't get it at all plus he is starting to give a bit of attitude when he is told to do things. Think he will be getting the boot very soon
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Old 09-16-2014, 04:49 PM
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Getting blower before all the mowing and trimming is done.
Trying to run smaller mower where big mower should be.
Blowing grass on house or bed "there wasn't a way to mow where I didn't blow it there". "I've mowed here for 3 years and never had a problem".
Not blowing off road or neighbors place.
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Old 09-16-2014, 04:51 PM
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When blowing the curb, they blow leaves in the road back onto the lawn, instead of into a pile to be swept up.
Just blow back in the yard and mow them up next time.
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Old 09-16-2014, 10:02 PM
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Just blow back in the yard and mow them up next time.
No no no.... Think about it you pay someone to take care of your property and every week the curb line is covered in debris?
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Old 09-17-2014, 09:35 AM
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No no no.... Think about it you pay someone to take care of your property and every week the curb line is covered in debris?
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Guess it depends on how much debris is there. Many of our accounts don't have curb pickup. We always blow the stuff (from curbs and beds) into the yard and let the mower mulch the leafs and things up. Of course you can't do this when there is a ton of debris but it works most of the year for us. Do you actually pick up your piles?
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Old 09-17-2014, 09:17 PM
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Guess it depends on how much debris is there. Many of our accounts don't have curb pickup. We always blow the stuff (from curbs and beds) into the yard and let the mower mulch the leafs and things up. Of course you can't do this when there is a ton of debris but it works most of the year for us. Do you actually pick up your piles?
I guess like you said depends on the amount of debris. Here the city will not pick up grass clippings and if you get caught sneaking some in your dump at the transfer station you may get black listed from that location so not worth the risk. That said if it's straight grass clipping no leaves then as soon as you blow it back on the lawn it disappears anyhow. If it's twigs and leaves I pick it up.
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Old 10-06-2014, 10:11 PM
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My list:

Mowing without putting deck down
Not turning choke off.
Trimming a 4 foot ring around everything or trimming places that don't need trimming.
Running out of gas on a trimmer half way through a small yard.
Getting blower before all the mowing and trimming is done.
Trying to run smaller mower where big mower should be.
Blowing grass on house or bed "there wasn't a way to mow where I didn't blow it there". "I've mowed here for 3 years and never had a problem".
Not blowing off road or neighbors place.
This.
Well and blowing the sidewalks before they are edged and then standing there with the blower running waiting for me to do the edges so you can blow it again.
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Old 10-06-2014, 10:49 PM
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Well and blowing the sidewalks before they are edged and then standing there with the blower running waiting for me to do the edges so you can blow it again.
I like when on a job site or on a commercial property and seeing the new guy looking at me...every time I look up from what I'm doing, the darn guy always happens to be looking at me.. and also guys standing there watching me work
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