Do you bring a spare mower along?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Budget, Jul 11, 2007.

  1. Budget

    Budget LawnSite Senior Member
    from Pa.
    Posts: 368

    Cutting one of my biggest property's(race track) on Saturday i had a small problem. They use rope to block off area's and while cutting along this rope i had to make a turn back. All of a sudden my blades shut down and i see the rope swinging some, go to engage the blade and the button is gone! Rope got hold of it and when i turned it ripped it off. Not even a 1/4 way done and this needs to finished today. Thank god my WB, uses the same switch as the rider and ten min. later i was cutting like it never happen to me.

    Thank god for universal switches, save my a$$.
    You never know when you will need a spare mower even if it is for parts.
  2. GreenN'Clean

    GreenN'Clean LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,512

    I always carry my ZTR and WB and a push mower because machines do break and a back up is always handy
  3. ffemt1271

    ffemt1271 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,285

    i always carry 2 lazers or a lazer and a w/b you never know whats going to happen.:usflag:
  4. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 773

    same here always have the pushmower and w/b plus ztr and this week also be keeping my new 36" w/b on the rig
  5. Vikings

    Vikings LawnSite Bronze Member
    from canada
    Posts: 1,667

    Nope. I will just go back and get one.
  6. saw man

    saw man LawnSite Bronze Member
    from utah
    Posts: 1,021

    You should always carry extra equipment! You never know when something will break.

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