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Old 09-08-2000, 09:40 PM
Jerrys Lawn Service Jerrys Lawn Service is offline
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Today my wife and I were getting off the interstate by the
local mall and when we looked over there's a guy on what looked like an old torro walk behind sitting on the engine
feet to one side, near the discharge shoot steering the
mower by the rods! Now I've seen alot of crazy stuff in my
9+ years of lawn care but that took the cake. I guess the
guys never heard of a velke! Just remember SAFETY FIRST!

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Old 09-08-2000, 09:45 PM
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perhaps he was feeling some... "good vibrations"! (remember the old beach boys song?)

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Old 09-08-2000, 09:53 PM
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Where could you possibly sit without getting burned.
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Old 09-08-2000, 10:02 PM
Jerrys Lawn Service Jerrys Lawn Service is offline
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Bob, I swear it looked like he was sitting right on the engine, maybe on the air cleaner housing,OUCH!
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Old 09-08-2000, 10:46 PM
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either hes lazy or he's trying to buld his verson of the covertable mower....sounds like a good reason and no it wasn;t me..
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Old 09-09-2000, 02:28 AM
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big deal

We always used to do that at a few different lawn care companies I worked for. If you are on a BIG commercial site and don't feel like walking all the way back to the truck jump on the mower and let it do the work. Just be sure to keep your legs away from the exhaust and learn how to steer backwards and it is no big deal. Of course I would never even think of doing this with the blades on, but otherwise it is your own personal go-cart.
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Old 09-09-2000, 02:49 PM
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Ryan where do you sit on the mower?
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Old 09-09-2000, 06:42 PM
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right on top of the engine legs on front of deck
i sometimes ride to the truck too
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Old 09-09-2000, 09:28 PM
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What kind of mower?
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Old 09-09-2000, 09:28 PM
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What kind of mower can you do that on?
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