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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Ssouth, May 11, 2001.
Does anyone else try striping in irregular patterns. I enjoy changing my pattern often.
Real nice, Ssouth, real nice.
I tried to stripe today with just gator magnums..No luck at all.just tire stripes.Salesman at the local chopper dealer says St.Augestein grass cant be striped.Tuff luck for me.
I have striped my front yard in a circle more than a few times.
lots of beer helps to come up with these ideas!
now i believe i can handle the croked stripes.
especially the changing patterns. change mine bout every other stripe
yea those look great done the drive if it goes small to big. very nice dark strips they look great.
i have tried the cicrle cut it looks good from far back if you get the half moon look.
Looks good and to answer the question yes, we have before. It kinda came about by accident though hehe. I had a new guy on the ztr and he just followed the pattern of the curb and kept going back and forth. Well by the time i asked why he did it that way when i just spent 20 minutes talking to him how nice it looks straight and neat, i got to lookin and man it looke pretty good. IT changes the usual monotenous look of the forever straight stripes . So now at this complex we maintain we do it all the time and it looks very good..
I have a property that I used to do straight or on a angle, but one day I was tired and started to just follow the way the curve in the road was and been doing that way ever since, the owner thinks it looks good too, I have a digital camera so I will try to remember to get a shot of it when I finish it.
I once did the circle stripes on a 2.5 acre field that had a slight slope and it looked good from a distance but as stated before it looked like a half moon up close. I have also found that by cutting straight and then cutting in a half circle will give excellent results and a very nice looking pattern.
Personally, I think the curved stripes look LIKE CRAP. I wouldn't do it to my properties. Russ