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  1. Trucks, Trailers and ATV/UTV
    Hope all Lawnsite members & family are staying safe during these uncharted times. Just purchased a 6x12 sa enclosed n just wanted to ask the experts on here what they have found works best for them as far as mower placement. My mower is a 54" hustler fastrak hd around 815lbs & know I want it...
  2. Pesticide & Herbicide Application
    I'm looking to buy new gloves for our spray techs. We've done some research but there are so many options that we have no idea what to go with. We want something more durable than nitrile. Any suggestions?
  3. General Industry Discussions
    We have been having a debate within our company, the debate is summed up as “When using a commercial rider or stand on, is it okay to mow a stripe and then instead of turning around and continuing with the next stripe, pull ahead and mow then next stripe while mowing backwards to shoot the...
  4. Trucks, Trailers and ATV/UTV
    I've been asked to put together a list of equipment that should be in every landscapers truck, every day. Like: First Aid Kit (3) Orange Safety Cones Safety Glasses for each person Hearing Protection for each person Beltpack of Eyewash for each person 5 gallon Thermos of water & cups Insect...
  5. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    You all who read my post know I stand by this OCDC 100% all above others. It saves lives and damage not counting such excellent design and ease of use with foot pedal and being able to open/close fully and being able to feather in any position without any one handed steering such as lever...
  6. Lawn Mowing
    Why do these things always happen to me? It's been raining here for two days in a row so I haven't gotten anything done. I went out today and it was still pretty soggy so I had to be real careful with the ztr on the turns. I mowed the first yard and started trimming it. As I was trimming I...
  7. NALP
    1. What is your biggest safety concern on the job? 2. What is your biggest safety hazard?
  8. Business Operations
    We are a brand new fuel can manufacture and are changing the game when it comes to Feeding your Machines, head over to our website at www.surecanusa.com to check out why! Everyone hates their current fuel can with their awkward tipping and spilling everywhere, with the SureCan we let gravity do...
  9. Mechanic and Repair
    Hi again, So I've only had this Scag for a little while, but one thing I notice that even the dealer mentioned is that you can't get off of it to clear obstacles without the engine dying. I can lift the arms to neutral (open) position, and engage the park brake, and as soon as I lift the...
  10. Mechanic and Repair
    I was cutting grass/bagging leaves when 20HP Walker MC#90951 shut down. ~250 hours on machine. Engine runs fine, machine will move in reverse. Machine shuts down with any forward motion, or when blades are fully engaged. I have checked continuity of 3 safety switches that I know of; #7...
  11. Business Operations
    Hi guys, I wear prescription glasses when I mow and trim. They don't offer much protection because they are just normal everyday glasses. Lately I have been hearing about accidents involving debris getting shot into the operators eye while trimming or mowing. This leads me to believe that I...
  12. Business Operations
    Not much for China made shirts many of the dye's are highly toxic. Anyone have a great place with good prices to recommend? Getting more work closer to highways now and busy roads. Something breathable, durable, I want to go with a neon orange safety color, due to one of our long competitors...
  13. Lawn Mowing
    With all the snow we've had down here this winter, I noticed something while driving the other night. The snow plows have knocked all the road reflectors off the road into the grass. If you mow properties near main roadways, you might want to walk the road edges and pick up the reflectors the...
  14. Lawn Mowing
    I was just wondering how everyone protects their equipment from being stolen. Maybe we can share some ideas and make it that much harder for criminals to take advantage of us. I'll start off by what I have done to prevent theft I have a 3 trimmer rack bolted, then welded onto the side of my...
  15. Lawn Mowing
    Hi All, I just wanted to share a recent experience of mine, and hope that no one else has one like it. Briefly, my experience is- I've been cutting grass in some sort of commercial setting for >10yrs. My dad had a lawn biz for a few yrs, and I worked with him, I worked for friends off and on...
  16. Lawn Mowing
    :usflag:MADE IN THE USA We have all heard of someone flipping a riding mower on a steep hill. My name is John Wright, owner of Summit Lawn Mower Co introducing a new way to maintain the steep stuff with track driven remote control lawn mowers. While other manufacturers overseas are building...
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