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Old 12-09-2005, 10:46 PM
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21" Tire Tracks

I have a Toro 21" walk behind. One of my accounts sidewalk is brand new concrete(last year). When i mow over it, I leave green tire tracks either with the 21"er or the rer. It also is very hard to blow off as it gets "grass stained" easily. Is there any way to avoid the tire tracks? Ohh yeah....there is no was to avoid running the sidewalk over because it is the only way leading to the back yard. Thanks,
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Old 12-09-2005, 10:55 PM
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May be a lot of work, but why not lay something down? Burlap, perhaps? At least it will show that you care and who knows.. may save you from having to get the concrete pressure washed if she gets upset about it
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Old 12-09-2005, 10:58 PM
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Maybe

A good shop broom and a little water to clean with. It's a problem that everyone seems to have and no one really has a good answer Most seem not to worry too much about it as it goes away in a little while.
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Old 12-09-2005, 11:01 PM
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May be a lot of work, but why not lay something down? Burlap, perhaps? At least it will show that you care and who knows.. may save you from having to get the concrete pressure washed if she gets upset about it
Good idea and not that time consuming or troublesome at all.
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Old 12-09-2005, 11:12 PM
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Thanks....keep the ideas coming.
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Old 12-10-2005, 01:41 AM
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If it's a 21" can you pick it up?

Or tilt it on it's side and run on one side of wheels (just 1 line) and than run at a crack.
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Old 12-11-2005, 12:00 AM
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Use a line trimmer instead?

If its a small area, or let the tires spin for a sec. to wipe the grass off the back tires, then wheel it across.
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Old 12-11-2005, 06:38 PM
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Sounds like when your cutting the grass is wet.

the only time I have experance this is with wet grass.

If it's not wet you may try replacing the wheels on this mower.
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Old 12-11-2005, 06:58 PM
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i had a pita that complained about the wheel tracks across his patio in the back yard . the only way to get to the back was across the patio . he would not let me weed eat the small patch yet complained about the marks. he refuded to turn off the sprinkler sys the day i came and it was allways wet. what a pain -oh well he,s dead now -i dont miss him
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Old 12-11-2005, 11:17 PM
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It dries and disappears in no time! I wouldn't even sweat it unless the customer complains.
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