Rate My Stripes Please

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Darryl G, May 28, 2011.

  1. Darryl G

    Darryl G Inactive
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    Here's a couple of pictures of a lawn I mowed yesterday. The stripes don't show up really well in them because of the sun angle I think but theres defintely stripes of long grass that the mower didn't get. This was cut with my 48 inch Turf Tracer. Nice huh? The key is to have a clogged deck mowing long wet grass and to do it at full speed so that the mower is almost stalling.

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  2. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    Keep practicing!
     
  3. THEGOLDPRO

    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
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    i give it a 10 great job.
     
  4. Darryl G

    Darryl G Inactive
    Messages: 9,500

    Thanks guys!

    The truth is that this factory is bi-weekly and was at 13 days. That section was way long. What I usually do is I cut in along the edges and slopes with my Tracer and then hop on the Lazer. I didn't want to clog up the Lazer deck mowing this area so I just knocked it down first with the Tracer. I ran portions over again with the Tracer and then picked it all up with the Lazer. Evening dew didn't help matters.
     
  5. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
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    maybe a minus 2.
     
  6. ktoom

    ktoom LawnSite Member
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    Keep practicing lol. That Lazer should lay some mean stripes..... even meaner with the older style stripe kit lol
     
  7. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
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  8. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
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    Sweet. It does look like you missed plastering grass all over the tree on the right side though.
     
  9. StanWilhite

    StanWilhite LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,380

    you ain't right................. :)
     
  10. Darryl G

    Darryl G Inactive
    Messages: 9,500

    The pictures really don't do justice to how crappy this looked. They were taken looking toward the setting sun on auto so of course the camera didn't handle the exposure properly. It was dark by the time I left.
     

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