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Old 06-22-2010, 07:36 AM
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lol i have no idea, i always leave it on caps, dont really know why.
It's the vBulletin software. If it sees a message in all caps it automatically makes everything but the first letter lower case. My test message above was in all caps.
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Old 06-22-2010, 08:50 AM
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it takes 4 weeks for the stripes to stay visible for a week???? Cant be, my stripes never even fade out in winter, espiecially the lawn pictured above.
The majority of my lawns get tru green and have sprinkler systems so they grow real fast. After a week goes by it looks like they haven't been touched in 2 or 3 weeks so the stripes are there but not as obvious as I like them to be.
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Old 06-22-2010, 08:54 AM
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the majority of my lawns get tru green and have sprinkler systems so they grow real fast. After a week goes by it looks like they haven't been touched in 2 or 3 weeks so the stripes are there but not as obvious as i like them to be.
huh mine are the same way, but my stripes stay, wierd how grass is different in different places
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Old 06-22-2010, 09:12 AM
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your probably right shooter, ive never even seen bermuda, let alone cut it, it prob dont stripe cause ya gotta cut it so short, up here in nj the longer ya cut, the nicer the stripes, i cut most at 4 or 4 1/4, you guys mowin bermuda are prob down near 1 or 1 1/4 right?
I don't mow as low as some. My customers would shoot me if I tried to mow under 2 inches. I'm mowing most at 2.5 - 2.75 right now. May go another notch higher if needed before the season is over.

It's my understanding that the only way to get Bermuda to look good below about 1.5 is with a reel mower, which I don't have. If you want to see some neat stuff, check out the thread in the "Pictures" section called "Post pics of Bermuda Lawns." There are some real pros in there that know what they're doing with southern grasses.
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Old 06-22-2010, 11:32 AM
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i think on bigger yards it's quicker to mow on a diagonal, at least it seems that way to me. i guess cause your first stripe is your longest, getting shorter each stripe
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Old 06-22-2010, 11:46 AM
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i swich up the direction every week
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Old 06-22-2010, 12:44 PM
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i swich up the direction every week
I do too. I run the edge around a couple of passes, then cut diagonal at the longest length of the lawn. Then the next week I change diagonal direction. Then I mow north to south, then east to west, then in squares.

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Old 06-22-2010, 03:42 PM
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i always done diagonal lines and i dont think they are time comsuming.
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should take the same amount of time it's the same amount of grass and looks a lot better
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I never mow the same way twice in the same month.
I know people mow same way or may mow 2 different ways thats it
When mow same way, in same path you are doing damage to the lawn.
You are rutting you may not see it but over time it will show up.
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