Night mowing?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Cam15, Jun 6, 2019.

  1. Cam15

    Cam15 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    What's the latest you guys have ever mowed?
     
  2. BigJlittleC

    BigJlittleC LawnSite Fanatic
    from Chicago
    Messages: 5,259

    Sun goes down mower goes off. Really never work much past 6.
     
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  3. Skol

    Skol LawnSite Member
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    I've made it minutes past 9 a few times in the middle of the summer, when days are the longest.... Even then, not a whole lot of daylight at 9pm!
     
  4. Mowing monkey.

    Mowing monkey. LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 566

    I’ve mowed my own yard at 9:30. I’ve never worked a customers yard past dark.
     
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  5. Mow-Daddy.com

    Mow-Daddy.com LawnSite Fanatic
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    I've mowed a cemetery until almost 10:00. If not for moon light I would have been scared.
     
  6. Mowing monkey.

    Mowing monkey. LawnSite Senior Member
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    Moon light is overrated.

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  7. MNLawns

    MNLawns LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from MN
    Messages: 1,318

    I've got a light kit on one of the mowers, one of my clients that lives on 4 acres and has no neighbors near was on vacation so I started at 330am... not exactly late, more like early
     
  8. TomH&H

    TomH&H LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Coopersburg, PA
    Messages: 277

    For pay? Not past 9 when comditions permit, and even that is very rare. When I was a kid, around 11PM. It took 8 hours to mow our property with the old Wheel Horse, so those headlights got used a lot in the summer.
     
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  9. greenlawn33a

    greenlawn33a LawnSite Senior Member
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    I mow a couple of 8 acre churches … Have lights on a Ferris 3200 and mow them half the time at night... sometimes until 1 am. Cooler also in the summer.
     
  10. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
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    I have mowed at 5 am in the dark. 10 acre business. Some lighted areas. Some areas pitch black. Just riding along hoping I wasnt cutting the same area twice:laugh: Summer, so it got lighter by 530
     
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