1st Time Posting Stripes

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by kwelch, Sep 12, 2004.

  1. kwelch

    kwelch LawnSite Member
    Messages: 115

    This is my first time posting pics here. These are some pictures of my backyard. I couldn't get the right angle to show the full checker board effect. Oh well here they are anyways.
    I used a 36" Snapper w/ Proslide.

    Backyard 1.JPG

    Backyard 2.JPG
  2. Hacksquat

    Hacksquat LawnSite Member
    Messages: 100

    Looks great!!!!
  3. NC Scaper

    NC Scaper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 231

    Awsome job!!!

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 5,132

    nice job looks good :D
  5. CamLand

    CamLand LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,299

    Some fine work...
  6. kwelch

    kwelch LawnSite Member
    Messages: 115

    Thanks for the nice words. It's nice to share things with people who appreciate what you do. My neighbors think I'm insane! Thanks again :D
  7. TClawn

    TClawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,036

    looking at this thread (drool, drool) has just about destroyed my keyboard. :D
    that's some fine work. be proud of your self. :cool:
  8. NelsonLandworks

    NelsonLandworks LawnSite Member
    Messages: 131

    when do you the checker board effect, do you keep your deck going when going in the second direction? and do you keep your deck at the same hieght? thanks
  9. kwelch

    kwelch LawnSite Member
    Messages: 115

    I have a fixed deck so I hardly ever change the height. I have the mower set to 3 inches. Basically all you have to do is completely cut the yard in one direction then complete cut the yard again in the other direction. Every week just keep cutting the same lines and the more you go over it the more defined it becomes. This was the first time I had cut in the other direction so it isn't as good as it could be. Also if this was a customer's yard and you didn't want to waste time double cutting it you could just alternate cuts. Cut one direction one week then the following week cut it in the other direction. I only cut lawns in the evenings and I don't have many yards yet so I have time to double cut my own lawn.

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