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Old 06-25-2009, 10:29 PM
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I was mowing an overgrown ditch, unknown to me that there was an exposed culvert (old steel one) hidden half way submerged under water and hidden by weeds. Needless to say, bent shaft and lots of curse words!
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Old 06-26-2009, 11:15 PM
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It was on my walker. I have shreded newpapers to pieces with this mower, but a poopy diaper brought the blades to a grinding halt. At least it never tangled with the internal blower.
Thats good
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Old 06-26-2009, 11:46 PM
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sticks, rocks, string, wire, oil filter, fencing, beer cans, glass, apples, pine cones, cd player, bolts, belts, pair of pants, plastic crap, cow crap, dog crap, dead ground hog (ditch mowing really fun) good thing i dont need to pick any of that crap up

and a whole lot more crap that i dont remember
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Old 06-27-2009, 12:14 AM
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I hit a semi oil filter, that was a mess. Luckily nothing was broke, and the blade was ok enough to keep mowing with, and hung on the wall for trash lawn duty. No grass stuck to the deck for awhile either, and the parking lot got some free seal coating.
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Old 07-03-2009, 10:37 PM
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Nothing newly hie, I hit a shppoing bag on tuesday
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Old 07-03-2009, 11:48 PM
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Did you say a Chevy engine? Please explain! And boy I am glad I dont work for you, if your running employees over. Sure would be a sight to see
Yep. Top half of some kind of truck engine that was sticking out of the ground in high grass. Ripped the air filter off, carburetor came right after.
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Old 07-04-2009, 12:49 AM
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Yep. Top half of some kind of truck engine that was sticking out of the ground in high grass. Ripped the air filter off, carburetor came right after.
What about the Torro and the employee? I agree with crystalcreek, if you're running over your guys I don't want to work for you lol.
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Old 07-04-2009, 01:04 AM
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Always a load of amusement, a nest of yellow jackets.
More than a few over the years.
Just found one today, they let me off easy, two stings.
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Old 07-04-2009, 01:25 AM
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Surprised nobody has mentioned golf-balls. Those things fly.

Hit a deflated rubber basketball when I worked for a larger LCO, on a 72inch Dixie Chopper. It was at the property I was living at, and had just moved in.

On the next pass I hit a chunk of the rubber, my girlfriend (now wife) swears that it arched over a one story house, on fire.
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Old 07-04-2009, 03:50 AM
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Hi there, I have hit alot of golf balls and they do go a hell of a way. Also chewed up a phone book, that went everywhere. Also hit a foot square 2 inch thick piece of steel which destroyed the cylinder on the council mower I was using. When I was 7 my dad gave me a flymo to cut some long grass for a customer. I hit some washing line in the grass and it wrapped round the blade and climbed the wall. I started to panic and ended up with the blades facing me at head height ( didn't know how to turn mower off ). Its amazing I am still here.
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