any old timers out there???

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by whtrash73, Jan 31, 2007.

  1. whtrash73

    whtrash73 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 46

    just wondering if there are any senior citizens like me out there trying to keep up with them young bucks that mow lawns.:confused:
     
  2. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    I'm 52 and run circles around them...especially my employees :laugh:
     
  3. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 4,666

    I'm 57, still going strong. Can outwork all of my helpers, but starting to feel it at the end of the day. Really need to slow down some I think.
     
  4. Daner

    Daner LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,308

    52...And the young dudes think twice about taken me on:weightlifter:
     
  5. dbankspc

    dbankspc LawnSite Member
    Posts: 19

    I'm 54 this year, no problems yet
     
  6. T.E.

    T.E. LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 799

    Well I have a friend that turned 70 Oct. of 06. He is a solo operator has been since 87 when he got laid off from his job.
     
  7. whtrash73

    whtrash73 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 46

    good deal! i am 52 and still going.i am slow but sure.helped my son a little last summer we cut 16 yards one day about killed my old arsh! keep cutting everybody!
     
  8. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,712

    51 but beginning to slow down some. been at this since i was 19
     
  9. daveintoledo

    daveintoledo LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,587

    but im no kid... 44 next month.... all my hair, no gray...and work circles around the kids....:dancing:
     
  10. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 14,700

    49 shortly guys and I'm getting ready right now to start a new solo op in a new town.
     

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