Just stupid LMO

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by nelbuts, Jun 19, 2003.

  1. nelbuts

    nelbuts LawnSite Bronze Member
    from SW, FL
    Posts: 1,053

    Ok so I go to one of our friends house to cut her grass today. There is a guy cutting across from her on the cul-da-sac. Now the guy is cutting when I get there so I start work watching him as I go along.

    He finished his yard put mower on trailer. Started weedeating. Finished weed eating and put up weedeater. Got out handheld blower and blew off driveway. Put up blower.

    Now I swear to God the guy drove 20 Feet and started cutting the yard next to my friend's house!! I almost fell off my Z laughing so hard. Honestly there is a vacant lot between the two houses. It is on the cul-da-sac so it isn't 50' wide and he was parked in front of the lot!!

    Bet he doesn't make much time on his route! :D :D :D
     
  2. LOL that's a loooong walk to the truck eh.......

    I just tell them to drive the mowers if only a short distance, then one guy brings the truck up when done.
     
  3. nelbuts

    nelbuts LawnSite Bronze Member
    from SW, FL
    Posts: 1,053

    This is no lie, THE FRONT OF THE TRUCK WAS TOUCHING THE OTHER LAWN!!!:dizzy:
     
  4. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
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    im glad there are dumb people. if there werent dumb people like him, how would we know we are so smart? nothing to compare ourselves to.
     
  5. nelbuts

    nelbuts LawnSite Bronze Member
    from SW, FL
    Posts: 1,053

    Takes all kinds to make the world spin!
     
  6. leadarrows

    leadarrows LawnSite Senior Member
    from N/A
    Posts: 925

    I wonder how many times this summer he will do that before he figures it out. LOL If you see him any more it might get interesting.
     
  7. cajuncutter

    cajuncutter LawnSite Senior Member
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    Ok yeah it is funny and I myself would probably laugh had I seen that but in this guys defense I would venture to say he may have wanted to keep an eye on his equipment. Even though it is a hand held cheap blower and possibly the top O tha line Homelite str8 shaft still he may have intended to keep an sharp eye on his things. I my self am doing this as well. I have actually pulled up 2 houses so my truck and equipment could be in front of the property I am doing. Call me stupid or whatever but usually at all times I myself or one of my workers can see the equipment and who all may be around it. Trust me theives will hit you in the middle of the day. That happened to a very good friend of mine twice in one month. Just my $0.02:rolleyes:
     
  8. Turf Medic

    Turf Medic LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I can understand moving the truck so you can watch your equipment. But why load the mower back on the trailer?
     
  9. nelbuts

    nelbuts LawnSite Bronze Member
    from SW, FL
    Posts: 1,053

    Maybe you don't understand that his truck was touching the second property! It did not change the view at all. I literally thought about it the rest of the day. I won't see hime again cause I usuall am there on Wed. But got rained out last night so went this morning after the rain stopped or I wouldn't have seen him.

    Now these houses are so close that there is nothing to gain.
     
  10. cajuncutter

    cajuncutter LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 626

    Valid point, one which I have no answer. I usually throw the gate up and either pull the truck down or one of my guys does. So i can't answer for him.
     

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