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Too cold to work today

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawrence stone, Apr 5, 2000.

  1. nlminc

    nlminc LawnSite Bronze Member
    from GA
    Messages: 1,671

    Lawrence, Come on. I can see you screwin along behind that 62&quot; toro with a red scarf and goggles on and hand warmers glued to the the handles! Bustin ya. I came out of a seminar in Marlboro MA. today and felt that chill that you would have thought we should have had back in early March.<br>Looks like it's going to warm up over the next few days around here.<p>Chris <br>
  2. steven Bousquet

    steven Bousquet LawnSite Member
    Messages: 138

    stone you might get a nick name with this one &quot;Stone Cold&quot;
  3. Lazer

    Lazer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,446

    Oh yeah! Another reason for hydros, they're generally electric start.<p>I used to get so *(&^ off trying to start a 12.5 Kaw on cold mornings!
  4. little green guy

    little green guy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 955

    It snowed all day here in NJ.
  5. cjcland

    cjcland LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 278

    meanwhile down in florida........<p>----------<br>CJC Landscape Management<br>Winter Haven, Florida
  6. steveair

    steveair LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,073

    This reminds me of the customer I worked for today. He's one of those born with a silver spoon in his mouth guys, who works 9-5 (if you want to call it work) and uses the money he makes to gamble everyweekend. He's got a ferrari in the garage next to his jaguar and has enough money invested that if he spread it out among every member of the forum, whe could just about retire.<p>Anyways, I live in jersey too and ya, it snowed, ya it was cold, and ya, I was mulching a bed at 7:30 tonight with just a long sleeve shirt on, and you know what, I was toasty. <p>The funny thing is, the customer came out and gave me the this remark:<p>&quot;Boy, I feel bad, I'm in here watching TV all night and your busting your balls out here.&quot; then he said,<p>&quot;Boy, its cold out here&quot;, and ran in the house.<p>Just a quick question stone, <p>Are you gonna let the valet park your ferrari or are you gonna park it yourself when you are at caesar's this weekend?
  7. osc

    osc LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 502

    I can take cold but yesterday I discovered that hail in the face hurts.
  8. Jason

    Jason LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 256

    All this talk of cold reminds me of once trying to start a 18 hp Briggs on a grain auger when it was -40 with a -70 wind chill. Just won't happen :) Even with tarps enclosing the engine and a big bertha torch for heat and she wouldn't start. I was supposed to deliver 3500 bushels of peas that day. And the trucking compnay wasn't very happy with me when I couldn't get his two semis loaded.
  9. JJ Lawn

    JJ Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 350

    Beautiful day in the neighborhood today in SW Arkansas. High near 80 an lows tonight in the 50's. Same for tomorrow. Grass is startin to grow like heck....business as usual.<p>Jim
  10. Steve wrote:<p>&gt;Are you gonna let the valet park your ferrari or are you gonna park it yourself when you are at caesar's this weekend? <br> <br>I only play at the Clarige and only from Mon. thru Thursday. The black jack<br>rules are much better for they allow early<br>surrender.<p>Actually I will be working all weekend.<br>Weather permitting that is.

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