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Offline WV Sawmiller

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Re: mowing the lawn.
« Reply #20 on: May 08, 2017, 02:47:16 pm »
   I'm with Ox on HOA's. Got a good friend in Tuscon who said they had a house in their community sat empty for a long time and became a crack house. New owner scraped up money to buy it. Had to pull the carpet because of drug needles. First thing the HOA did was send a nasty letter telling them they had so many days to pull the dead weeds (legitimate fire hazard) or they were going to fine them and hire it done. I told my friend why didn't the neighbors get together and have a house warming and pull the weeds to welcome them to the community. That is the way I was raised and figure the way you are supposed to treat neighbors in need.

   I could not live in a place where they told me I could not fence in my front yard for the kids and dogs or plant a fruit tree forward of the front corner or how often to mow my grass and such. To each his own - I'm better off in the woods.
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Re: mowing the lawn.
« Reply #21 on: May 08, 2017, 05:29:57 pm »
Got some of mine rolled last week, but the monsoons started right after that and it is to wet to even drive on.
 

 
The whole bottom of my property is submerged now, never seen it like this before.
Put a Michigan suspension seat on my Kubota this year and it is soooo comfortable compared to the stock seat.
 

  
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Re: mowing the lawn.
« Reply #22 on: May 08, 2017, 07:29:53 pm »
I have to look into that, the seat on ours is killing me.
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Re: mowing the lawn.
« Reply #23 on: May 08, 2017, 09:01:42 pm »
21incher,you need some rocks to mow around.
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Re: mowing the lawn.
« Reply #24 on: May 08, 2017, 09:42:06 pm »
Make a smaller lawn, invest in cattle.  ;D :D

Pre-commercial thinning pays off. :)

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Re: mowing the lawn.
« Reply #25 on: May 09, 2017, 08:23:44 am »
21incher,you need some rocks to mow around.
I do have 3  ;D the roller pushes the rest back down into the mud.
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Re: mowing the lawn.
« Reply #26 on: May 09, 2017, 04:19:42 pm »
Well, no rain today, but the grass was still a little on the "wet" side!

I just got sick of looking at it and just started mowing!  I ran the throttle a little higher than I normally do, to aid in blowing the grass out of the deck!

Looks pretty good and it is finally mowed!
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Re: mowing the lawn.
« Reply #27 on: May 09, 2017, 08:46:20 pm »
 3 rocks.  ::)  ??? 
This is behind the house.
Some rocks are 2 feet above the ground.

 

 

This is below the house. I am digging a few out.

 

 

Just for size. That is a yard stick.I think that is the rock on the right in the above picture.

 

 

Can I borrow that roller? :D
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Re: mowing the lawn.
« Reply #28 on: May 10, 2017, 05:18:21 am »
Better left for the trees.  :D

Pre-commercial thinning pays off. :)

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Re: mowing the lawn.
« Reply #29 on: May 10, 2017, 07:08:05 am »
thecfarm I think you are going to need a much bigger roller then the one that I use.  :o :o :o Around here they sell rocks that large for big bucks.   :)
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Re: mowing the lawn.
« Reply #30 on: May 10, 2017, 07:29:33 am »
Just like money in the bank.  :D
Can't really tell by the picture,I bet there is over 100 rocks in this pile.

 

 

As my Father use to say,I could not run fast enough to give them away.
Not much of a market for rocks that size here. Send them my way,I'll give you 10%.  ;D
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Re: mowing the lawn.
« Reply #31 on: May 10, 2017, 12:35:06 pm »
When I see a pile of rocks like that all I can think of are SNAKES running-doggy running-doggy running-doggy running-doggy running-doggy
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Re: mowing the lawn.
« Reply #32 on: May 10, 2017, 07:56:58 pm »
hey hey don't be tellen the out of staters about our rock markets   :D :D :D  and ya the bigger the rock piles the bigger the snakes 

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« Reply #33 on: May 10, 2017, 09:04:37 pm »
Nope,never seen a snake in The Rock Pile. I saw many a wood chunks in there. That pile is getting smaller by the day,one rock a day,goes up into the bog.
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Re: mowing the lawn.
« Reply #34 on: May 12, 2017, 09:17:46 am »
All  the grass at the Cabin got mowed during the past couple of days and the only mishap was when some debris wrapped around the blade spindle. 
 

 
This was nothing that some careful knife work and then a trip to the Health Dept. to get a Tetanus shot couldn't/didn't take care of.  Actually they now call it a Tdap vaccination.  Oh yes, and the bandage.   :-X
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Re: mowing the lawn.
« Reply #35 on: May 12, 2017, 11:27:00 am »
Lynn, I really enjoy MOST of your pictures but man, you need to start wearing armor or something  ;)

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Re: mowing the lawn.
« Reply #36 on: May 12, 2017, 12:47:53 pm »
Think that it looks bad, you shoulda felt it.   :o
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« Reply #37 on: May 12, 2017, 06:53:27 pm »
you shur do keep the docs well paid  :D :D

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« Reply #38 on: May 13, 2017, 08:32:52 am »
Think that it looks bad, you shoulda felt it.   :o
The pain is there to remind us not to do it again. Hope you heal quickly. Reminds me that I have not had one of those shots in about 5 years. :)
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Re: mowing the lawn.
« Reply #39 on: May 20, 2017, 07:31:22 am »
My wife is from Dominican Republic and they don't mow grass down there.
I don't think I could ever get her to mow the grass. I make it a habit to watch
for tractors and mowers every time I go to the DR. I have only seen one push
mower and it was on a back of a motorcycle.
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