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Old 05-03-2012, 06:54 PM
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Those turf tiger do require a little service. How about both wheel motors gone out. And what would a deck cost in a 72" model. That cushman is the first one I ever seen.
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Old 05-04-2012, 09:20 PM
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Think his tie down will keep em in the trailer
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Old 05-06-2012, 10:15 AM
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Here is another kind of business. This guy is a independent contractor working for the city of Austin. He grinds down uneven trip points between sidewalks. He does everything smaller than 2". He said they are looking for more contractors and just got a guy out of Houston. This might ranks up there with worst kind of jobs to have. He is using simple angle grinder with a gas generator and sweeper tagging along behind him. There has to be a better way surely.
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Old 05-06-2012, 12:31 PM
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I was going to post this in the thread about how long a Turf Tiger should last. My bet is that if you cut a lot of stuff like this it won't make 2000 hrs. I have to stop about every 15 minutes and clean out the screen on the radiator. This one has 496 hours and is in my shop with bearings out of the front wheels. Guys argued with me about needing a board to jump curbs I took their bad advise and stopped carring the board. Now that will cost us about $50 per tire for the stuff that wears.
Do you grease the front bearings?
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Old 05-06-2012, 05:46 PM
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Do you grease the front bearings?
I grease them every week now that said I don't think greasing those bearings makes little difference. When you take them apart you guickly see the cavity is full and it probably will hold a full gun worth. I also always find the stupid spanner is welded to the bolt and have to cut them out. I just don't see that grease working it way into the bearing area.
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Old 05-07-2012, 06:50 PM
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This is a new condo account we picked up and no we don't pick em for their looks just their money. The complaint was that water bills were toooo high and the system was running every day So I was sent in to do a quick look and the water spouts on some stations were huge. About 10 significant blowout. The irrigator went in and est. $600 of work. The response is they need to get other estimates. This is in the hottee tote part of town were all the intellectuals live in Austin close to down town. These units go for $1000 a month so...
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Old 05-08-2012, 05:45 PM
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These condos are for our ruling elite of austin...$1400-$1600 per month 2 bedroom one bath-
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Old 05-08-2012, 05:59 PM
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I would expect a cleaner & neat building at that price.
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Old 05-12-2012, 07:36 PM
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Turf Tiger had a sidewall blowout. I searched the area and could not find anything that could have slashed that tire. Some ask why I carry a bunch of boards well those ones laying there is what I used to get it up off the ground. I took a tire off the Tiger Cub in the trailer to put on the Turf Tiger to get it home. And Scag wants $300 for a tire Local dealer has seen failures in the strands so I am going to inspect mine.
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Old 05-12-2012, 08:20 PM
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Guess that's a good case for keeping a bunch of tools with you. I never used to keep a 1/2 socket set with me...now I do LOL. Just took once.
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