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Old 09-30-2008, 11:39 PM
KCfireman KCfireman is offline
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Originally Posted by Lawn Freak View Post
I did
But hey it really does save on fuel. I've been running almost a week and a half on the same tank of gas on that machine.
my encore is pedal powerd so i dont burn any fuel!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 09-30-2008, 11:44 PM
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Damn! Glad no one was hurt. I wonder how did that happen?

That would give me an easy access to cleaning off the mower.
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Old 10-01-2008, 12:38 AM
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my mower will just turn and go down the hill when it gets to steep.
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Old 10-01-2008, 12:41 AM
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Dang, I beleive it that was my mower down in the ditch, it would have poop stains on the seat!!!
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Old 10-01-2008, 01:02 AM
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New company slogan...."We mow at any and every angle."

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Old 10-01-2008, 01:28 AM
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that must have sucked!
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Old 10-01-2008, 11:36 AM
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[QUOTE=Mr Lawns;2536584]I took the ROPS off of all of our mowers. you can't get under trees with ROPS.

Do you have employees ? if so be careful removing safty equip. (ROPS). OSHA would have a field day.
Not trying to lecture, I took mine off for same reason. I nearly gave myself a concussion when they caught a branch, it wacked me in the face, I jerked my head back straight into them, & they were down to. That was the final straw it seemed the nearly caused more accidents catching stuff even while down in 1 year, than I had ever had in my 10 yrs on a ZTR. If I hire employees again though they will be back on.
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Old 10-01-2008, 01:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr Lawns View Post
......i tried to stop it with my arms, but i couldn't so i jumped and cleared it barely.
Glad you weren't hurt. You were lucky that you were able to jump clear when the control levers would have been a hindrance for getting off. Curious, were you able to find neutral quickly to spread the levers apart or did you slip out without them spread apart?

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Old 10-01-2008, 09:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Albemarle Lawn View Post
Never up-right a flipped mower without taking advange of a painless blade-changing opportunity.
don't forget the deck cleaning also
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Old 10-01-2008, 11:39 PM
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wow that sucks big time
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exmark , flipped , stuck , upside down

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