Pet Name for your Mower

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by ArkansasLawns, May 3, 2006.

  1. stihlgirl

    stihlgirl LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    My weedeaters are Arnold and Melissa. I don't guess any of the other stuff has names. ;)
  2. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,638

    Nothing fancy with the mowers, I call them the '98 and the '05 which is their year of make, but I named my cars the Soul Seeker and the Sentinel (plated SOULZKR and SENTNEL).

    I am thinking my next one will be the Centurion (plated ZNTURI-N, but I so want another S-named car so as to not break the tradition, just can't think of a nifty name. Ahhh, I got a few years to figure it out since I'm still no millionaire.
  3. MarksTLC

    MarksTLC LawnSite Member
    Messages: 49

    Scag Tiger cub - Mine
    Garden Tractor - Hers
  4. dcgreenspro

    dcgreenspro LawnSite Senior Member
    from PA
    Messages: 684

    deere 777= the HULK
    exmark 48=doesn't get a name, just a firm threatening statement every time i pull it out of the garage like "keep it up and see what happens" or my personal favorite "your just a pig.. aren't you?"
  5. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,638

    I used to think that and most of the time the docility was there but as I got further down the road, there were a few times the Toro sure showed me right quick who was boss, I never tested or questioned the machine no more after that LOL.
  6. Luvs2Play

    Luvs2Play LawnSite Member
    Messages: 245

    Dixon 1 - Cindy Sue
    Dixon 2 - Suzy
    Dixon 3 - Betty Lou
    Dixon 4 - Linda Lu
    Dixon 5 - Bertha
    Grasshopper 1 - Helga
    Grasshopper 2 - Lil
    Hustler - The yellow thing

    All named by the wife.
  7. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,638

    I used to call my best-running mower the 'sports' mower mainly because the strongest one was always the most fun to do stunts with and also because to me, grass-cutting is a sport! Nowadays thou, the difference in performance between the '98 and '05 is so pronounced that it takes me so long to get used to operating either one that by the time I DO get used to it, I done lost all interest in the stunt and sport aspect of things, if that makes sense.

    Oh there's another funny thing with my cars...

    They're both older classic bmw's and they're both 3-series, thou one is a 318 and the other is a 325 - Basically the 325 has a 6-cylinder and the 318 a 4-cyl... Now for some odd reason I call the 6-cylinder the BIG beemer and the other the small one thou truth be known, they happen to be the exact same body style and hence the same size LOL.

    I also haven't figured out if I want my next car to be another bmw or maybe I want to try an old Corvette, just to say I did.
    I mean, look at this bad boy:|Q-descending|Z-23235&aff=national
    Here's another nice one, less miles:|Q-descending|Z-23235&aff=national
  8. Brendan Smith

    Brendan Smith LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,195

    i don't have names for my equipment, but i often dream of cheating on my mower with a hustler ;) . and i never threaten my string trimmer, you know what they say about red-heads:nono:
  9. rfed32

    rfed32 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Hatboro
    Messages: 679

    36'' gravely = melissa
    weedeater = mandy
    blower = lydia

    all after old gf's who didnt beleive in me and my biz...

    the truck = maria cosofia or maria for short (long night of drinking at the beach)

    trailer doesnt have a name...
  10. curtisj

    curtisj LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    When i was working for a buddy of mine we had this old belt driven bunton 36 just for back yards (you know how you would hate that job)never worked right,you would have to push it in the rain,hence the name "The filthy hore"

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