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Don't forget a set of traffic cones on your trucks!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by Holland, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. Holland

    Holland LawnSite Senior Member
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    Safety first.
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  2. ashgrove landscaping

    ashgrove landscaping LawnSite Gold Member
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    eh cones are for amateurs....
     
  3. Holland

    Holland LawnSite Senior Member
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    Oh safety cones are for amateurs huh. I'll remember that when I'm a professional.
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  4. ashgrove landscaping

    ashgrove landscaping LawnSite Gold Member
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    hahhaha do what you want and makes you feel good my man.. like I said cones are for folks who have time to waste
     
  5. Holland

    Holland LawnSite Senior Member
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    I just thought they made you sorta look like you know what your doing. Hehe.
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  6. ddixon7

    ddixon7 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 355

    Lets jump out of the truck and put a cone out 40 times a day... oh and the space it takes up... Unless your mowing off a highway, what is the point?
     
  7. dKoester

    dKoester LawnSite Gold Member
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    In tight neighborhoods when people are backing out it helps huge. It cuts down on the percentage your vehicle will accidentally be hit. I don't use giant cones, just 3 small recreation size cones. People tend to slow down around bright orange.
     
  8. TriCountyLawn

    TriCountyLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,517

    Conehead here , I keep em in the truck all the time. Putting cones out is cheap insurance. A friend of mine whose bobcat trailer got waxed on a side street came down to if there were cones out or not and how many etc. So I have just done it ever since. Besides that very little competition does it anything that separates you is better IMO.
     
  9. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 12,960

    Cones for us.......these textheads need a lot of visual warning to keep them from running right up into the trailer. Seen a case where person backed across the ramp and bent it. Said she seen the trailer but didn't know there were ramps:dizzy:
     
  10. ToddH

    ToddH LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,197

    21 Century is strobes.
     

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