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Old 07-20-2010, 03:32 AM
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I mow in light rain, and finish something I started in a downpour. But I wont mow after it's been raining all night that will tear stuff up. Besides I try to get home asap when it starts to rain to cover my equipment up with the tarp.
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Old 07-20-2010, 07:07 AM
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As long as it's not tearing up the turf, lightning real close or old testament style flood conditions; we cut till we drop.
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Old 07-20-2010, 10:05 AM
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Yea, you gotta watch out for those old testament style floods, they can be killers.
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Old 07-20-2010, 10:59 PM
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Only mow in the rain if we're running out of dry days to make it up: wet mowing makes for bad cutting and red thread flareups (customers always love a pink lawn... http://www.lawnsite.com/images/smilies/nono.gif ) and cranky employees. If we have to mow, we try to stick to the thin "low maintenance" lawns, and leave the plush ones for drier days.
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Old 07-22-2010, 10:01 PM
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old testament style flood conditions
That is very funny! Ha ahh
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Old 07-22-2010, 10:02 PM
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Yea, you gotta watch out for those old testament style floods, they can be killers.
Better find your "mosses staff".
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Old 07-22-2010, 10:06 PM
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We cut in mist or very light rain...and finish up in the pouring rain if need be.

But if it's been raining hard all night or all morning...no thanks.
Yeah, I agree. I usually do the same.
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Old 07-22-2010, 10:47 PM
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Currently I've averaged one rain day a week for my normal fulltime job. I wouldn't mow in a downpour but feel I dont have to much problems with it. I need a bigger blower. Smaller one doesn't pick up the clipping on the cement when wet. Also I like mulching more and more because I dont get a windrow and if I slow it down abit dont get clumps. If this was my fulltime job or I knew I had extra tim to get to a lawn I wouldnt.
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Old 07-25-2010, 10:38 AM
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light rain yes. heavy rain or thunder, no.
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Old 07-25-2010, 10:48 AM
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We cut in mist or very light rain...and finish up in the pouring rain if need be.

But if it's been raining hard all night or all morning...no thanks.
i'm the same here
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