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I spent all day cutting and doing extras, I was doing my neighbors yards last for today, and the portorican that helps the lady who has MS next door backed over my trimmer!, She was parked in front of the house, and backed fastly into the driveway destroying my trimmer, it was in a million pieces! Even though it was a homelite trimlite that was 7 yrs. old, it was the toughest little trimmer I've ever had, and I used it to do all of my edging, I will really miss it!:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:


It literally brought tears to my eyes when I saw it!:cry: :cry: :cry: !

Who's fault was it!?????:confused:
 

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bad day? u want to hear about a bad day? a customer whos a month late on thier payments, and sees me in the supermarket. that piece of junk aint worth worrying about
 

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This is not directed at you but something for us all to take into consideration when we get consumed by our misfortunes. . . I don't think you should pursue getting any money for what happened. You were both partly at fault as it took two of you being negliegent for this to happen. Besides, what goes around comes around. Let's take a look at this in a diferent light for a sec. Let's say you got ugly and the customer gave you $200 (being really generous here) to replace your 7 year old trimmer. You really showed them and now you have yer new trimmer. The next week at their neighbor's house (who knows you made the other neighbor pay for your trimmer), while you are working on their yard, the Mrs. decides to put her recently acquired $3000 antique collector's item on the lawn for a few minutes while she re-arranges the pool deck furniture (and remember, I am just making this up for the sake of an example). Here you come with your big mower, backing up to get a section of grass you missed, and "crunch", there went 3K. Now, she shouldn't have put it there knowing you were mowing, even if it were just for a few moments. On the other hand, you should have been looking. Do you hope she is nice and knows it was an accident and forgives you or do you hope that she is vengeful and says you owe her a replacement? Knowing that you've just torn yer mower up too. . .Just a thought guys - do onto to others as you'd have done to you, remember???
 

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Reality.
Seven year old trimmer, depreciated value today, dunno, maybe $5.
Real value, if he's trainable, a lesson learned by GM102. DON'T LAY YOUR EQUIPMENT ANYWHERE A VEHICLE CAN GO! Actually, don't ever lay it down unless it's in its storage place, lean it securely.
 

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Originally posted by GreenMachine102
Even though it was a homelite trimlite that was 7 yrs. old, it was the toughest little trimmer I've ever had, and I used it to do all of my edging, I will really miss it!:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

It literally brought tears to my eyes when I saw it!:cry: :cry: :cry: !

Who's fault was it!?????:confused:
dude--I feel your pain. these guys are just trying to get you down by trashing your homelite.:eek:

I made fifty bucks in an hour with one yesterday which aint bad.

technically I think the woman was at fault but in reality you are responsible.

too late for advice now but I never, ever leave anything in a driveway. if I have to drop a piece of equipment I always drop it in the grass.

GEO
 
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