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Close Call

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bob, Feb 11, 2001.

  1. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Posts: 4,254

    A large limb (6" dia. and 20' long) fell about 60' into my shed today. It tore a 5' long hole in the roof. It also clipped the steering lever on my Grasshopper and bent it over onto the fender. Another 6" to the back and it would have taken the control panel out. I bent the fender back up and its hard to tell it was ever damaged. The steering lever is beyond repair. This part is probably under $20. I feel lucky nothing else was damaged.
  2. Vibe Ray

    Vibe Ray LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 785

    Happens all the time!!!
  3. guntruck

    guntruck LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 527

    Well Bob seems as if you've dodged a bullet this time!!! Lucky you!!
  4. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Posts: 4,831

    Bob, is this what you call a smashed BUG, I mean Grasshopper. :)

    All kidding aside, sorry to hear of this Bob. You were lucky.
  5. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,354

    Glad things were not worse.Sounds like you
    almost dodged the bullet.just a crease
    By the way I offer a good price on roof
    quick fixes.You buy the plane ticket and
    Ill give you my elderly discount.LOL
  6. John DiMartino

    John DiMartino LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,555

    Your lucky to have not been in there,an to only have 20$ worth of damage.
  7. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,547

    my insurance costs about $120 a year, please tell me your equipment is insured
  8. SpringValley

    SpringValley LawnSite Member
    Posts: 147

    I would like to know where you get general liability insurance, insurance coverage on your mowers, and commercial insurance on your trucks for $120/year!!! You could not possibly have a decent amount of protection for a measly $120/year.

  9. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,354

    I am interested in your insurance company also.
  10. Greenkeepers

    Greenkeepers LawnSite Senior Member
    from NE Ohio
    Posts: 695

    What are you insuring for 120 a year??? Mine is more than that a month......

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