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Discussion in 'Network: North' started by 93Chevy, Feb 18, 2011.

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  1. JimMarshall

    JimMarshall LawnSite Senior Member
    from NW PA
    Posts: 305

    Sorry to hear that..... Good luck.
     
  2. OakNut

    OakNut LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,052

    This.


    I sat in on the "Safe Trailering" seminar held by the state police at the Irwin Rental open house last spring and they said "If you roll by and you have two axles, be assured that you will be eyeballed."
    They said that the larger trailers are the ones they focus on. Not that they would necessarily be pulling you over, but that you WILL get a glance to see if there are any blatant violations.
     
  3. Roger

    Roger LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,916

    Anybody else seeing a depleting growth rate this week?

    Of all the ones I've cut so far this week, only two were on par with the previous week. All others were weaker in growth. I'm sure some of the cold days are part of the slower rate. But, we may be reaching the "hump" point, pointing toward Summer growth rates. Some warmer days ahead, and no rain the forecast for a few days. Next week could be even weaker growth.
     
  4. OakNut

    OakNut LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,052

    Yes. Finally I can mulch without a mess.
    Last 3 years I never bagged this much. I was contemplating dropping some people because I simply am not equipped to haul away clippings in this volume!

    I actually DID drop a few biweekly people for this reason - TOO MUCH growth.
     
  5. OakNut

    OakNut LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,052

    I'm SO happy this stuff slowed down a little. With Memorial day and the rain before it, I've been struggling to get caught up. If had to bag again this week, I'd have been screwed. Should have the last of them caught up by tomorrow. Woo-hoo.
     
  6. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 37,806

    I don't even miss grass cutting. Too much stress.
     
  7. OakNut

    OakNut LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,052

    I must have been sleeping. What are you doing now? LOL
     
  8. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 37,806

    Landscape construction. A little, eh, more challenging and rewarding than grass cutting.
     
  9. planetlc

    planetlc LawnSite Member
    Posts: 128

    Anyone go out today?
     
  10. McG_Landscaping

    McG_Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 15,737

    think im heading out by 10. weather channel says expect dry conditions over the next 6 hours
     

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