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Old 07-11-2006, 04:27 PM
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At what point do you stop cutting in the rain???

Just curious....At what point do you guys stop cutting when it's raining? Do you cut in medium to heavy rain???
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Old 07-11-2006, 04:41 PM
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depends on how far behind i am. i have cut in downpours before when i had to get caught up, but i try not to do it on showpiece properties. if i'm not behind and don't feel like getting wet, i won't.
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Old 07-11-2006, 04:43 PM
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If puddles are forming on the roads..Im done
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Old 07-11-2006, 04:43 PM
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when the lightening is snappin' and you can't see cause the rain is pelting your face, its beerthirty.
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Old 07-11-2006, 04:51 PM
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Or in my case.....The mower stopped running. I had to wait till it stopped raining just to get the mower started again then I started back cutting. I think I may try to design a "hover" mower..lol....Oh, if I were you I would stop when the mower fishtails around a turn...(the F.B.I calls that a clue)
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Old 07-11-2006, 05:07 PM
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Lightning will get the equipment loaded no questions asked. I will usually sit it out for a while to see if it is one of those 4 minute things that will blow off and leave sun and humidity.


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Old 07-11-2006, 05:27 PM
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when the underwear get wet.
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Old 07-11-2006, 05:41 PM
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When the grass is mowed!

In fact I'd rather finish before it quits because it washes out the muddy tracks and drives the clumps into the turf.

We carry rain gear. Gore tex suits, rubber boots even rubber gloves.

Got stopped by a lightning storm this month. It was too close to even load the mowers. Around here most guys are killed by lightning while putting up the ramps or tarping their load. Whatever makes them the sole contact between the vehicle and the ground. We just huddled in the truck for a half hour.
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Old 07-11-2006, 06:28 PM
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When the grass is too wet to be cut or the lightning is too severe.
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Old 07-11-2006, 06:44 PM
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when the underwear get wet.
Thats usually one of the first things that happens to me on a regular day .
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