Mowing in the rain?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by exmarkguy123, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. exmarkguy123

    exmarkguy123 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    I have had to delay mowing several times due to rain. I was curious what some of your best mowing in the rain techniques are.:dizzy:
  2. SouthSide Cutter

    SouthSide Cutter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,331

    Scag Velocity!!!!!!!!!
  3. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 37,804

    Put the bag on, empty every pass or two passes to be sure the bag doesn't fill up or it will release wet clumps, and don't turn the blades off over concrete or you'll have a mess to clean up that won't come clean short of a pressure washer.

    Go slow, be careful, and I sure swear a lot because it sucks.
  4. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,268

    Mowing in the rain???....are you kidding, my mower doesn't even know what rain is :)
  5. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    The best technique I have found to mowing in the rain is sit at home.
  6. Hell on Blades

    Hell on Blades LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 513

    I'll find out tomorrow. 4 straight days predicted.
  7. dgw

    dgw LawnSite Bronze Member
    from OH
    Messages: 1,008

    wear a poncho and double cut
  8. MileHigh

    MileHigh LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,466

    wear a poncho, double cut, and make sure you have the biggest backpack blower they make.
  9. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,737

    thts why i bought my 32" w/b for when its wet and raining
  10. dgw

    dgw LawnSite Bronze Member
    from OH
    Messages: 1,008

    ha ha , yep better have an ebz8001

    if im not sinkin im mowin

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