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Google Earth got me!

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by EagleLandscape, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. EagleLandscape

    EagleLandscape LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Garland, Texas
    Posts: 4,347

    I was on Google earth getting measurements for a municipal bid in the city of Garland earlier tonight. Weathermatic factory was right down the street from one of the bid locations so I pulled it up. Low n behold, I can see my truck and trailer parked on the left side of the lot. Turf is all gone/brown because we just got done scalping for winter rye.

    kinda cool to see myself on google earth.

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  2. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,690

    Ahhh, I miss Winter Rye.


    Ive seen myself on Googles aerial image before, but its got a more current version now.

    First one, one of my guys on a Stander in the street strip, red shirt. One of our HOA's.

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    At my first house in AZ, my dads FJCruiser in the driveway. I think we were moving a trailer out of the garage.

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    I always like to look for this goofy schitt online.
     
  3. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,690

    Another one I just found looking around.

    A huge leak in a homeowners yard that ruined a corner of turf in one of the parks at an HOA. Took us 6 months of complaining daily for it to be fixed.

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    Kiril or any other dork... Why does LS now shrink my photos to the point where you cant see anything?
     
  4. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,599

    Photos are too large; it screws up the whole screen.:hammerhead:
     
  5. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 46,434

    Get a bigger monitor.


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    You piker.
     
  6. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,599

    That's not The Point, Oblio.
     
  7. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 46,434

    Sez you, piker.
     
  8. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 25,151

    That second pic , of Koskmo , can ya hear the neighbor fart or what. Reminds me of when I worked in Callabasas Cali.
     
  9. DanaMac

    DanaMac LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,156

    Unfortunately, that is a big culture of building out here. By first house we bought was like that. Tract home subdivision. You can barely get a skid loader between them. And I HATED it. I never went out because I always felt people were watching me. Hated mowing the lawn and the old folks behind me just sat on the deck watching me. I could hear old Mrs. So-and-So coughing up a lung everytime she was out smoking. And I could always SMELL her out there smoking.

    But now that you see it, can you tell now why it only takes 5-15 minutes to do a fall blow out :)
     
  10. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,690

    Precisely. The "cookie cutter" building culture was and is still big out west. I was fresh out of college and didnt want to live with my parents any longer than I had to. Nice new job at the PD and a "deal" on that house was all it took.


    Makes a great rental today.
     

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