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How long before dropping deck??

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by PMLAWN, Jun 30, 2004.

  1. PMLAWN

    PMLAWN LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,534

    I might win the idiot of the day award!
    Did the whole perimeter and water front (about 8 min.) and realized that the deck was still in the up position. Has anybody else done this or am I the only dork?
    In my defence the Z is still kind of new to me and have only used WBs up to now.
     
  2. Remsen1

    Remsen1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,020

    Sometimes it will take me 5 minutes or 2-3 passes before I realize it. I always hope that nobody was watching.
     
  3. chuckers

    chuckers LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 657

    atleast you didnt have it in the down positon.....
     
  4. RADMAN

    RADMAN LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    Better to have it up and thank it is down then to have it down and think it is up!
     
  5. Fantasy Lawns

    Fantasy Lawns LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,912

    We have to cut some of our St. Aug with the deck in the "travel" position .... it's just so tall
     
  6. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    Been there, done that...s*** happens LOL.

    Doopiest thing I ever did was change blades in the field one day on one of my 61 inch WB's. Ever see how a 61 inch WB mows with blades made for a 52 inch deck???

    Talk about being a dumbazz!
     
  7. GrassBustersLawn

    GrassBustersLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 981

    I catch my employees doing that almost every Monday. It is like they have totally forgotten how to mow over the weekend. Guess they killed too many brain cells. :)


    Mike
     
  8. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 2,128

    I have been guilty of leaving the deck in travel position, but I can hear the grass flying out of the chute, so if I can't hear that, I know something isn't right.
     
  9. txlawnking

    txlawnking LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,905

    Yep, been there.......
     
  10. dvmcmrhp52

    dvmcmrhp52 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Pa.
    Messages: 4,205

    :dizzy: Been there,more than once............................
     

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