Talk about a bad day

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mowerman90, Oct 17, 2007.

  1. mowerman90

    mowerman90 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,491

    Today while mowing two half acres side by side I hear a clicking noise coming from one of the Hydros on my Super Z. I load the trailer and head to my local dealer to drop it off to be fixed and then go home to pick up my backup mower. I get back to the next job, mow it with the backup mower and then fire up the Kawi trimmer only to have it blow the gear head half way through the job. Just one of those days I guess.
  2. tamadrummer

    tamadrummer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,102

    Sorry about your day man but your website is fantastic and using paypal as a payment tool is a fantastic idea!

    Really great stuff there!!
  3. cpel2004

    cpel2004 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,415

    In this business you need three of each, I learned the hard way. You can never have to much equipment. Just dont have a week like that.
  4. The Cutting Edge Lawn Car

    The Cutting Edge Lawn Car LawnSite Member
    Messages: 30

    Hey man I had one of those days today too. My Stihl fs 100 blew, leaving half a yard untrimmed, it loooked horrible...Of course I didnt bring my other trimmer, therefore i called it a day.. I guess I just learned my mistake and wont do the same next time, thats all u can do
  5. lifetree

    lifetree LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,369

    Ed -- Sorry about your day ... by the way, aren't you the one that wrote the field test report for Turf magazine for the Great Dane Surfer and Super Surfer ?? If so, man that really was just some bad timing with ACI closing down the plant just last week!!
  6. Scagguy

    Scagguy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,522

    We all have those days every once in awhile. I guess it was your turn. All you can do is keep plugging away and remind yourself that it will get better. Me personally, I've had one of those days for a week now. In retrospect, I had it coming. But there's light at the end of tunnel and I don't believe it's a train.
  7. puppypaws

    puppypaws LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,179

    Let us know if it was a pump or wheel motor and what the problem was.
  8. verant

    verant LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    i've had worse
  9. baddboygeorge

    baddboygeorge LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,249

    I feel your pain, I have had some terrible luck this year as well ,one of my ztr's blew a motor early spring!, truck burned up last month , have 2 court cases pending over work, an had some good news today I was awarded two judgements on some prior court issues. Hang in there times like these build character buddy!!See ya George
  10. Keith

    Keith LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,979

    Ed, I hope tomorrow is a better day for ya, brother.

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