when the goin gets tuff, the tuff get goin

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bobbygedd, Aug 14, 2003.

  1. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Posts: 10,178

    so, how you boys handeling the heat and humidity? sent my 22 yr old helper home yesterday after only a few hrs, thought he was goin to die. i went out alone afterwards and did 3 more. yup, this stuff separates the men from the boys. you know, this heat can make u halucinate. i went back 30 years, thought i heard my grandma callin me, "robby, time for dinner." "im comin grandma" , then i thought i was a knight, and just slayed a draggon, but found out, i ran over a weeping norway spruce. the heat does weird thingas to the brain, especially when you know u had enough, but keep goin anyway. how u guys handlin it?
  2. mrbenfer

    mrbenfer LawnSite Member
    from Iowa
    Posts: 136

    Drink lots of water...... My a/c dosent work :(
  3. A1 Lawn@Landscapes

    A1 Lawn@Landscapes LawnSite Member
    Posts: 220

    We just drink a lot and dont push ourselves. I eat salty stuff to keep moisture in. Those new Chicago steakhouse chips from
    Lays are awesome with jagged ice Powerade ! The color in the powerade made it all the way through me though. Bad tummy ache too.
  4. yardman1

    yardman1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 458

    If you live in the south you get real used to it quick.
  5. dobehap

    dobehap LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 292

    I got a 2002 2500HD SILVERADO AND NNOOOOOOOOOOOO AC (yes I'm screaming)

    ....but I still love the truck :)

    The humidity and heat was bad today.
    The part that kills me the most is pushing the 21"

    But the good news is that my 36" tthp will arrive monday :)
  6. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Posts: 4,254

    I bought these cabs for my Grasshoppers and installed A/C in them.

  7. WeatherMan

    WeatherMan LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 693

    My Crew and my self Go back to my house for Lunch in the AC or a swim in the pool Just about Every Day We always take an hour Lunch
  8. J&R

    J&R LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 835

    Well i have a 2002 Dodge2500 and the AC does work only on the way back to the shop. Getting in and out of the AC will make you not wont to go back to work.
  9. Doc Pete

    Doc Pete LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,469

    I just picture the "help" looking like this after an hour or two in the heat........ cures me real fast:D

  10. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Posts: 10,178

    wow. switch, which one are u?

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