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Old 06-13-2009, 02:56 PM
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My new BadBoy!

Started another thread about this but it was hijacked. Here are the pics I promised. Worked my ass off to walk in and pay cash for this, and it felt really good!!!
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Old 06-13-2009, 03:20 PM
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A few more. This mower is much more to me than just a mower. In the recession of the early 80's my dad lost his job and at 11 I started mowing lawns to help support the family and eventually my Dad and I built it into a business that supported us for many years. We were the ones that some people on here like to make fun of because we didn't have the best equipment and I'm sure we were called lowballers, we did the best we could with what we had. That business kept us off of welfare and kept us feed, I learned many of lifes lessons behind a mower. I remember my dad always kept a brochure of a bobcat ztr in his briefcase. It was tattered and ratty but he would show it to any one who would listen and tell them someday... Well he died and never got it. I moved on and a few years ago the bug of lawncare bit again, but I told my self I wanted to do it right. I have worked my ass off and payed cash for everything. I think of him every time I climb on, its not a bobcat but somehow I think he would approve! I plan on climbing on this fathers day and mow until I can't take it any more as a tribute to my Dad. Those of you who still have your fathers with you don't take them for granted. Happy Fathers Day! And here's a big middle finger to those who look down upon those who have less than they do, we all got to start some where!
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Old 06-13-2009, 03:24 PM
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oh yeah my that's my property in the background...my dad has to be somewhere, proud as hell I hope!!!
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Old 06-13-2009, 03:51 PM
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That's real life glad to hear you have done well. Their are no mistakes in life only lessons. You story almost brought tears.Good for you
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Old 06-13-2009, 03:55 PM
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Didn't take you long to find this post nosparkplugs, jk. I did have tears.
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Old 06-13-2009, 03:58 PM
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Well done bruce! Thats a sweet new mower. I like the split rail dual exhaust, never seen that on a mower before.
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Old 06-13-2009, 04:04 PM
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Thanks, I like the exhaust as well! Put some good hours on this today and it is fast as hell and mows great.
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Old 06-13-2009, 04:06 PM
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Looks real nice!!!! I sent you a message did you get it?
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Old 06-13-2009, 04:13 PM
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Great mower. I can't even imagine how it felt to walk in and buy that mower.
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Old 06-13-2009, 04:16 PM
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No I didn't get your message first class. Not sure what happened
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