What makes a mower strip?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bridges, Aug 13, 2001.

  1. bridges

    bridges LawnSite Member
    from RI
    Posts: 196

    So what is it? What makes a mower srtrip? Some strip and some don't.
     
  2. skipwatson

    skipwatson LawnSite Member
    Posts: 71

    soft music, some wine, sweet nothings whispered in their carburetors...
     
  3. dhicks

    dhicks Member
    Posts: 771

    Skipwatson: What a hoot. :blush:
     
  4. JLC

    JLC LawnSite Senior Member
    from IA
    Posts: 467

    SW, that is frickin hilarious...I'm still laughing.

    Don't forget to dim the lights.
     
  5. skipwatson

    skipwatson LawnSite Member
    Posts: 71

    The lights! Don't forget to dim the lights! (heh heh)
     
  6. AltaLawnCare

    AltaLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 962

    That was a good one!:blob3:

    I think its been covered before, but deck pitch and the suction underneath do more than anything else. I've seen a bigger difference running doubles than with a "striping kit".

    That is if you meant to type stripe, not ....strip.
     
  7. Randy Scott

    Randy Scott LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,915

    Oh yeah, the suction underneath is what ties it all together!
     
  8. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
    Posts: 9,761

    I cant get mowers to "strip" for me unless I put a 20 dollar bill under the deck (garter) belt :D
     
  9. Just Turned Pro

    Just Turned Pro LawnSite Member
    Posts: 109

    It all comes down to cash....

    For most mowers it is all that they know how to do. They start out stripping to pay their way through college, but tragically, it seems that most of them get addicted to drugs and the fancy lifestyle. It spirals downward in a vicious cycle from there....:D
     
  10. Randy Scott

    Randy Scott LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,915

    O.k, we let him have it pretty good. Do a search on "striping" and you will find enough info. to read until next week.
     

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