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Old 05-05-2005, 01:48 AM
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New Jungle Jim

Here's my new Jungle Wheels sulky I got a few days ago. I found a similar one one on the net for about $90 cheaper but they wouldn't ship to FL. It's going to take some getting used to but it's much better than walking.
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Old 05-05-2005, 08:39 AM
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You'll have to let us know how you like it after you use it for awhile.
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Old 05-05-2005, 03:41 PM
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You'll have to let us know how you like it after you use it for awhile.
10-4 good buddy, I'm gettint better each time I use it. It's just when I do a zero turn I have to go real slow or it will throw me off. Really I will never walk again. Sulky's rule.
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Old 05-05-2005, 06:25 PM
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When you turn around at the end of a pass to go and make another one, don't you make turf circles? I have a velke but I never use it because at the end of each row I manually turn the mower so the inside tire doesn't stay in the same spot the whole time. Any advice?

Nice jungle jim though, I have a mower similiar to yours, its the ferris version.
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Old 05-05-2005, 07:18 PM
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Nice setup you got there. I see that looks like maintenance meter on your metro?? I have one of those on my viking, a really good investment to keep track of hours. What part of Jax to you work in and how about how many accounts to you service?
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Old 05-05-2005, 07:37 PM
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I have a jungle jim, i retired it for a proslide. The proslide is easier to use since it retracts by it self but I weigh so much that the mower will spin the tires alot during turns, might crack the jungle jim out until i can lose some weight. The jungle jim will get easy, took me like 3 uses to get used to it, but after that its easy, works good too.
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Old 05-05-2005, 08:20 PM
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I have a jungle jim, i retired it for a proslide. The proslide is easier to use since it retracts by it self but I weigh so much that the mower will spin the tires alot during turns, might crack the jungle jim out until i can lose some weight. The jungle jim will get easy, took me like 3 uses to get used to it, but after that its easy, works good too.
lol. try walking if you need to skinny up.
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Old 05-05-2005, 08:23 PM
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lol. try walking if you need to skinny up.
stop makin fun of me Thats the killer, I can't walk too much do to a foot injury, so I'm working out more and doing stationary biking, so i don't need to walk while working, yes i'm lazy.
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Old 05-05-2005, 08:43 PM
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I only weigh 190 and the front of my TTHP picks up when I go with the Proslide.
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Old 05-05-2005, 10:03 PM
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Nice setup you got there. I see that looks like maintenance meter on your metro?? I have one of those on my viking, a really good investment to keep track of hours. What part of Jax to you work in and how about how many accounts to you service?
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Yeh the meter has really come in handy. I only used the mower on my own yard 2 times before I put in on so it's pretty close to actual hours. It only cost $15.
I work mostly on the SW side of town. I have some in Orange Park to, I Started the year with 12 accounts from last year. Now I have 30 with very little advertising. Maybe 100 flyers. Most new business has come from people just seeing in there neighborhood every week and liking my work. And I dropped four from last year.
Hows business for you.
Where in St. Augustine are you. I'll be down that way in a few weeks.
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