messing up my stripes

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jarroo's lawncare, Jun 27, 2006.

  1. jarroo's lawncare

    jarroo's lawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 116

    :angry: have you ever laid down some awesome stripes and get done only to see that your help has run right through the middle of them. i had just got done making a pass to turn around to see him trucking right through the middle of them
  2. jpicciu

    jpicciu LawnSite Member
    Messages: 33

    major pet peeve of mine. especially since i take a good amount of time doing it and it takes 3 seconds for someone to take a short cut back to the trailer and drive right through it. :hammerhead:
  3. DoetschOutdoor

    DoetschOutdoor LawnSite Bronze Member
    from S. IL
    Messages: 1,818

    I layed down some nice stripes finally on one of my nicer yards and I go to do the neighbors when the frieken fertilizing company rolls up(Im in the process of getting the fertilizing program). Those guys just see how crazy of lines they can leave driving right through your nice stripes
  4. METRO 36

    METRO 36 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    I had some awesome strips today, as i was loading the trailer a truck pulls up with a backhoe to put in a new water spigot on the front of the house.(where i just got the grass growing)
  5. K c m

    K c m LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,342

    It annoys me as much as Fresh snow with footprints in it GRRRRRRRRRRRr
  6. Itsgottobegreen

    Itsgottobegreen LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,177

    I 2nd that.

    I have killed employees for running across lawns out of the pattern. You say in the pattern no matter what. :nono:
  7. jarroo's lawncare

    jarroo's lawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 116

    well my normal helper had 12 stitches in his hand so i had to get someone else. that just happened to be my dad, he is always ready to help but has not the first clue about this business. this has happened before and i have gone crazy. this one particular lawn is right on a busy stretch of road and is about 2.5 acres and on a hill. the stripes on it will make you dizzy, so i guess you could understand why i would be so picky about it. everybody else knows not to go through my pattern but him no matter how many times i tell him.
  8. TNT Lawncare

    TNT Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 263

    I would have to kick someone ass if they did that to me.
  9. StBalor

    StBalor LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 798

    I had a lawn once where the back yard never hardly grew taller than 2" and the front stayed at 3 1/2". My Uncle after finishing the back yard with a 21" mower ran right across my stripes with his mower still running. Man i was pissed.
  10. K c m

    K c m LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,342

    j.l and St god that sucks. St tho thats kinda funny (looking back) but not then.

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