Interesting Little Known Green Industry Fact

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  1. Fareway Lawncare

    Fareway Lawncare LawnSite Silver Member
    from Canada
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    In China, men who are caught organizing a rebellion against the Communist Party have their legs cut off and are forced to cut grass with hedge trimmers.


  2. GreenUtah

    GreenUtah LawnSite Senior Member
    from SLC, UT
    Messages: 866

    ha! power tools? not likely...a REAL Maoist would make him use toenail clippers..see the irony? ;)
  3. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
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    I'll remember that if I ever go to China to start a rebellion.
  4. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
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    When I was in a resort in Jamacia they used large knifes to weedeat with. Not sure if they were just that poor backward or it was a noise issue with the resort.
  5. ken0564

    ken0564 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 141

    yep...we've been fortunate to have visit many islands in the Caribbean and have seen this on most of them. In St Kitts back in June and saw it then. A guy cutting weeds 2 foot tall and higher with large knife (or machete), he looked to be 6' tall, bending over cutting that stuff to 6 inches or so. What's so amazing..we came back by 30 minutes later and the area he had cleared was unreal, don't think i can go that fast with wacker :cry: :cry: . oh yea...he was barefooted. :dizzy:
  6. chimmygew

    chimmygew LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 578

    That is the biggest shrub I have ever seen.
  7. Hans-Ulrich

    Hans-Ulrich LawnSite Member
    Messages: 23

    now thats funny
  8. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
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    Sur RainMan

    Your trolls never fail to catch me hook line and sinker. However I am laughing at you, not with you.

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