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Mowed the whole yard........Maybe!!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by LAWNS AND MOWER, May 11, 2004.


    LAWNS AND MOWER LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,129

    Pulled up to my house just as it was getting dark. Noticed my neighbor 2 houses up had her floodlights on, and she is out of town. She was scheduled to be mowed tomorrow, but I felt like I had one more yard in me and plus I had Mr. Budlight as my co-pilot!! Yard is small, 15 mins with a 21 inch pushmower. We'll 1/2 way through the yard, OUT GO THE LIGHTS!!! Appears as if she had these floodlights on a timer. So now I'm mowing in the dark and going by instincts alone!! I'll check it out tomorrow morning.
  2. jajwrigh

    jajwrigh LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Martinsville, IN
    Messages: 1,405

    Best of luck to you!
  3. dvmcmrhp52

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

    That's dedication and customer service..........................
    Me thinks you have some touch up work waiting for you in the morning.............................LOL!
  4. EastProLawn

    EastProLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,110

    That sh!t is hilarious, LOL big time:rolleyes:
  5. Woody82986

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

    I hope it turned out alright
  6. husqvarna600c

    husqvarna600c LawnSite Member
    Messages: 103

    LOL Ive been so behind i mowed by moonlight once. Its hard to see the lines i mowed the same spots over and over and had to go by the next day to see how bad it was.

    Let us know how much you missed.
  7. Doster's L & L

    Doster's L & L LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 616

    I hope Mr Budlight didn't have too much of an impact on your "instinct". lol Hopefully everything will work out for ya. :)
  8. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,656

    Last year we were behind and we thought we could squeze the last job on our route in before dark. Its a 1 hour job and it was dark as heck 20 minutes into it. This property has about 8 rotors that stick up and have to be pushed down each week. I only chopped off one. Was not any fun. Never again will we be mowing with the big mowers in the dark.
  9. work_it

    work_it LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 976

    It sounds like you need to make a modification to the old 21" mower. Go ahead and mount a motorcycle battery on the mower and hook up a couple hallogen flood lights to the deck just inside the front wheels. LOL. Oh, and don't forget to either wear a plastic baseball cap with the cup holders, or just attach one to the handle of the mower.
  10. Mikes Lawn Landscape

    Mikes Lawn Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 458

    Did you use your crisp new $20 from Mrs Smith to buy ya a 12 pack

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