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Old 06-06-2005, 07:29 AM
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I've ran over the ussual, cans etc. But as far as critters there was a freashly dead bird next to the main road one day, it's at a crappy apartment complex, so I just ran over it, feathers went everywhere. The other time with a critter I was bagging the yard. Saw a mouse, so I thought my super z would pick it up and I'd just dump it with the clippings in the woods. Well it took like four times but it finally picked it up.
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Old 06-06-2005, 07:49 PM
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Hello all. New here, This is what I've managed to chop up so far.
Beer cans
Empty one liter soda bottles. Some of them make a nice POP!
Frog - yuck
Various rocks. ewwww That didnt sound good. It sounded expensive!
Small wet blanket- that turned me off in a hurry.
Old clothesline buried in ground, that shut me down.
Old coil springs from a chair. Wrapped nicely around the drive spindle.(insert cuss here________)

And I walked the property before hand. Next time I take a closer look.
So with that said where can I order a back up set of blades for a 42 inch deck?

Looking for help on setting pricing, check out the new to business forum if ya think you can help. Thanks. Mountaingoat
Welcome to Lawnsite Mountaingoat. Looks like you've already got plenty of experience in chopping up lost goods in the lawn...

As for pricing...varies by area, even from town to town. Good luck!

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Old 06-06-2005, 10:03 PM
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Well my Z-Trak found a rusty old steel rabbit trap today and it clagged around in there for a bit.
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Old 06-06-2005, 10:24 PM
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One day I saw some paper money, but by the time that it registered in my brain I ran over it. When I stop to look at the shreads I noticed it was a $50 bill...very well shreaded.
Another time I bent over for a second to adjust something and a brand new un opened pack of cigarettes fell out of my pocket and was sucked under the mower....in less than two seconds...they were mulch.
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Old 06-07-2005, 10:21 AM
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Just this weekend i was clearing some camp ground property for my father in law. The Railroad has been working there for more than a year replacing a overpass so there was a few sections of rail left behind which was easy to see. The grass was waist high so we did a pretty good walk through before starting. Since I was out of town I borrowed my Dads new Laser and got it knocked down on the highest deck height. I went back and lowered it to 3" for a final pass and uncovered several of the 1" dia x 8" long solid steel rail anchors strung out all over the property. I was able to see most of them except for the two i did smack.

So where is the best place to get a set of Gator blades for a 48 Exmark Laser???
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Old 06-08-2005, 10:46 PM
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Steve...you no doubt take the "rough cut'n" award! Holy bent spindle Batman, I think you need a tractor & Bushhog.

Buck
Most yards are too small to make a bushhog practical. Add in fenced back yards and trees and shrubs and it just wouldn't work. I have a 7ft bushhog mower and tractor but it is too slow to drive and too heavy to haul on utility trailer, use it around home. I have a brother who has smaller tractor and 5ft mower who will do the large jobs for me, where one would be practical. He charges me what he wants for job and I add on some and pass it on. Works out well, have had a couple that were so big had to go to another brother who has a 15ft batwing and have him do them for me (he gets $125/hour for the mower and tractor) but 15ft batwing can mow some territory.
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Old 06-09-2005, 12:22 AM
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A door, but I stopped before I hit it.
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Old 06-09-2005, 10:32 PM
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My Snapper ZTR found a 3' section of 3/8" thick re-bar today...wrapped it around two blades & spindles before it shut me down.

Had it unwrapped in 15 minutes or so and other then taking the edge off my blades I got by unscathed...whew.

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Old 06-09-2005, 10:39 PM
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Welcome to Lawnsite Mountaingoat. Looks like you've already got plenty of experience in chopping up lost goods in the lawn...

As for pricing...varies by area, even from town to town. Good luck!

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Thank you for the welcome UPNORTH
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Old 06-10-2005, 11:46 AM
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Neighbour Larry goes on vacation 2 weeks. Told him" don't worry I'll cut your lawn" How high Larry? "3 inches rich" 5min into cutting wacked off frikkin sprinkler head!
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