some guy mowing at 10:00 pm

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by beaver, Jul 29, 2004.

  1. beaver

    beaver LawnSite Member
    Messages: 90

    I was driving home from the ice cream place at 10:00 tonight and i hear a lawn mower running. sure enough i turn my head and some guy is riding an mtd lawn tractor with the lights on cutting grass.
    im thinkin to myself why would you want the cops there for cutiing grass in a residential area at night.
    does anyone have any idea why he would do this
  2. LwnmwrMan22

    LwnmwrMan22 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,373

    I've mowed at every hour of the day, mowed for 24 hours once because of the rain and such, just trying to get stuff chopped down.

    But then again, all my stuff is commercial.

    The people at the Country Inn & Suites didn't like it much though, 1/2 block from where I was working.

    HOOLIE LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,981

    I used to live next to this women with mental problems. She would fire up the ol' Craftsman EVERY night around 9pm. And I do mean every night (or at least 5 nights a week). She was a real nut. After finishing mowing, she would run the machine all over the lawn randomly. Said she was trying to erase the stripes.
  4. CuttersCove

    CuttersCove LawnSite Member
    Messages: 42

    :D :D Is that the punch line for a blonde joke?
  5. Sooners

    Sooners LawnSite Member
    Messages: 190

    I have a commercial property I used to mow on fri. nites from around 11pm-1am. Sure was a lot cooler in the summer. Then I went to a 60" Lazer and it freed up a lot of time. Sure do miss those cool nights though.
  6. lawnmasters2004

    lawnmasters2004 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 42

    when i get a chance to mow the baseball fields around here for the state tournaments i will mow at like 12am - 1am under the lights... i think it is relaxing LOL
  7. mtdman

    mtdman LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,143

    Sounds like my next door neighbor.
  8. shortgut

    shortgut LawnSite Member
    Messages: 185

    right now we our average time for quit cutting is 9:00 pm be glad when it slows down
  9. qualitylandscaping

    qualitylandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,581

    We mow until dark, and later on commercial properties.. If it's 10pm and its still light out, we're still mowing residentials.. The one's out in the country though, with no kids and no neighbors for a 1/4 mile+..
  10. 42homers

    42homers LawnSite Member
    Messages: 102

    I'm usually sawing at 10:00 pm


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