I can't be the only one

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Caddyshack Lawn Care, Jul 3, 2013.

  1. MOturkey

    MOturkey LawnSite Silver Member
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    Trust me, you are not the only one. However, I do find that as I get older, I actually screw up less as I've learned to go over mental checklists that at least cover the most important things.

    Of course, I still occasionally do something stupid, like loading the mower then realizing I forgot to mow the portion of the property on the other side of the parking lot. :) That was just a couple of weeks ago.
     
  2. orangemower

    orangemower LawnSite Silver Member
    from pa
    Posts: 2,773

    I hate that. This is something that seems to happen at least once a month. I'm done, loaded and strapped down and all. Then look over and see a 50x200ft area I missed. This only happens when I've fallen behind a few hrs.
     
  3. gcbailey

    gcbailey LawnSite Silver Member
    from WV
    Posts: 2,552

    who drives 30 miles to a site only to realize you've left an important piece of equipment or brought the wrong equipment for the job...
     
  4. Tom-N-Texas

    Tom-N-Texas LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 370

    Is it me or is it uncanny that the mailman comes incredibly-timed so that my truck is in his way. I don't usually park in front of mailboxes if I can help it but occasionally there's a big patch of shade that I find irresistible or sometimes there's just no other option. Heck, we're only there 5 mins usually, but alas that 5 mins just happens to be when the mailman comes. What r the odds? they have to be extremely low but it seems to happen alot. I almost always get a dirty look too.
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  5. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 12,452

    Has had a hydro belt break on steep hill and rode it all the way to the bottom and not needed new undershorts.
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  6. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Steep hill? coastal Florida?
     
  7. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    Half empty retention lake bank and I didn't say it was in FL.
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    Last edited: Jul 4, 2013
  8. eagle628

    eagle628 LawnSite Member
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    Who has gotten the truck stuck in the customer's ditch? Please tell me someone else has managed that...
     
  9. bln

    bln LawnSite Senior Member
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    ^^^^^ Yes, then got the second Z stuck while trying to free the first. Got to the first job only to realize that the you worker put the blades upside down. actually got to a jobsite and never hooked the trailer up to the truck.
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  10. gcbailey

    gcbailey LawnSite Silver Member
    from WV
    Posts: 2,552

    Now I've never been that bad.... hahaha
     

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