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Biggest object you've hit with a mower you didnt see

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Ijustwantausername, May 10, 2011.


    Messages: 1,343

    Property boundary! With my scag on the velke ..talk about getting gored then dragged it was a lot of fun!
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  2. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,022

    Yeah, I thought the question was "that you didn't see"
  3. ghunter502

    ghunter502 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Kansas
    Messages: 286

    I have a buddy who was push mowing over a manhole cover and hit the little center disc popped in the air and was lodged in his leg and broke his knee cap very disgusting it. This sends chills up my spine everytime I think of it OUCH!!!
  4. G. Ramey

    G. Ramey LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 376

    I had a guy run over a 6 foot black snake a few years ago. I was using the trimmer about twenty foot from him. The snake was thrown out the discharge chute and hit me on the r. leg about knee high. I didn't see it coming. That thing must have weighed 15 pounds. It hurt like crazy. I looked down and saw blood and meat. I thought it was mine until I saw the snake laying at my feet. You know that split second when you first see a snake and your heart skips a beat. I think I had a minor heart attack. That was his first and last day of running the mower.
  5. thelawnman

    thelawnman LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 345

    Well I hit a baseball last year.
  6. CLservice

    CLservice LawnSite Member
    from MI
    Messages: 24

    Car mat, nice looking lady was cleaning her car, all doors were open and things were laying in the yard, never saw her things in the yard. My eyes were focused on other things.:cool2:
  7. TNGrassCutter

    TNGrassCutter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,321

    Why would you not let him run the mower because he hit a snake?
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  8. SoloSulkySurfer

    SoloSulkySurfer LawnSite Member
    Messages: 224

    Piece of re-bar driven into the ground to hold a tiki torch for a customers picnic. Those cable dog leashes are the worst though.
  9. ivyslawncare

    ivyslawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 247

    Not the biggest, but the yeah...........A dead skunk...
  10. BINKY1902

    BINKY1902 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from South
    Messages: 1,123

    I was mowing a commercial property and the property manager pulled up in his truck beside where I'm mowing to tell me something, and about the time he pulled up I hit a bed edging stake and it flew right over the top of his truck. The only time I've ever hit any thing like that, and it just happened to be right at the guy. I thought it was gonna go threw his windshield.

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