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Gotta love those tissues in the lawn.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by troblandscape, Apr 17, 2004.

  1. troblandscape

    troblandscape Guest
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    I just started cutting on Thursday, I never saw so many tissues on my lawns before.... I picked most of them up, but did run over a few with the Z, :angry: It makes me very angry when one tissue can turn into 50 pieces..., do any of you guys have the same problem..... Throw your tissues in the trash@!!!!!!!!:blob2:
  2. Eric 1

    Eric 1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,220

    Never had that problem....but what i hate is the dang hoses, the green ones that blend in with thick grass, and get rapped around the blades......:angry:
  3. troblandscape

    troblandscape Guest
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    or worst yet the dog chains :blob2: :blob2: I almost hit a few of them and if I did I would have been pissed:blob2: :blob2:
  4. Lbilawncare

    Lbilawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,119

    I hate it when it is really windy and they blow under the deck. I usually move them with my ez reach, or discharge side. At least I haven't ran over any hidden newspapers- a former employee did once and it was UNreal the mess it made.
  5. troblandscape

    troblandscape Guest
    Messages: 0

    I hit a sunday paper with a snowblower...... Wow, it was a seen....
  6. Eric 1

    Eric 1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,220

    Yep i hit one, it messed the blades up, but the worst part was, i had seen it and thought to go around it. But i forgot.....:cry:
  7. troblandscape

    troblandscape Guest
    Messages: 0

    Messing up my blades is one thing....... the chain coming out of the ground braking and smacking my face is another!!!!! Thats what i worry about.
  8. bastalker

    bastalker LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 965

    yeah..... I hate the tissues that ust jump right out in front of ya, an cause ya more work. Problem is, I just say, hell, no problem, I will just run over em again a suck em up....Now ya got a thousand pieces!!! Just did it once though....Learned ta pick em up real fast!!;) ;) :D
  9. dlandscaping

    dlandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 835

    i hit a sunday paper, boston globe with an ariens 1332 before. Didnt come out the shoot, wish it did. 3 hours later it was out and my hands were freezing.
  10. flam41

    flam41 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 125

    I hit a ciggeret (sp) box one time, there was more tissue & foil in that package than a box of klenex.

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