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Old 06-29-2004, 11:22 AM
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Hello all!

I wanted to post some pics of my rig, so here it goes.

I'm doing this part time for the first time this season, and I've been out having a lotta fun.

I know, I know, my outfit is unorthodox - but it works!
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Old 06-29-2004, 11:25 AM
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I didn't intend to do this when I bought the car - it was bought for my 45 mile commute to my full time job - and it does that really well getting 30 mpg and all.

It does allot better than I thought it would with the trailer. It really isn't a problem!
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Old 06-29-2004, 11:26 AM
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The trailer - The Metro is an amazing machine!
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Old 06-29-2004, 11:27 AM
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Oops - left the pic off that last one
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Old 06-29-2004, 11:28 AM
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One last one - and as always comments and suggestions are welcome!
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Old 06-29-2004, 12:53 PM
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Nice setup, small, to the point, and clean.

Do you have a need for any kind of trim mower, or are you able to handle all your jobs with just the Exmark?

Also, have you gotten into hauling stuff away (grass clippings, bushes, etc.) yet? Just wondered how you are going to handle that, only drawback I see to the vehicle.

Nice though, any plans on lettering or advertising for it?
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Old 06-29-2004, 01:33 PM
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what size trailer is that?
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Old 06-29-2004, 01:43 PM
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I've been able to get away with the Exmark as far as trimming goes, there are a couple spots in the yards I cut that I wish I had a 21" - I just handle it with the trimmer though - haven't justified hauling a push mower around - yet.

As far as hauling stuff away - not really an issue - I don't list it as a service on my flyers - and I haven't been asked to - yet.

Advertising on the trailer? Undecided - been relying on flyers and word of mouth so far.


The trailer is just a 5' x 8'
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Old 06-29-2004, 01:53 PM
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How do you feel about the expanded metal on the floor of the trailer instead of wood? How does that work out for you?
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Old 06-29-2004, 02:00 PM
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The expanded metal floor works great for what I'm doing - no complaints.

But I'd want a wood floor if I was hauling any real weight, so it wouldn't sag between the braces.

Also, a wood floor would be mandatory if I was hauling in mulch, dirt, or the like.

But for hauling the mower - really, it works great.

Besides, water drainage is not an issue!
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