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    Re: Pull cord won't retract

    I agree with the previous poster. Just get a new rope and see how it works. You will realize it was such a simple thing to solve. All the best.
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    Re: Snakes Vs. Dogs??

    I would never have given seeing a black snake a second thought. We used to have a lot of these in our farm and it is a good thing they can get rid of the rodents...

    That is a lesson learned.
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    Re: recipe for hard work

    This is interesting; what to eat after mowing is nothing I have ever given a serious thought. These recipes just got me into thinking things out.
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    Re: Ugly telephone pole

    How ugly can they get? Just wondering how long it would take the morning glories to mature. Perhaps you could talk with the phone provider to have a replacement?
  5. Thread: How old to mow?

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    Re: How old to mow?

    I agree that supervision is paramount; you do not expect anyone under 16 to be responsible enough around a mower. My grandpa would never let me get near his until I was old enough.
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    Re: Any Good Songs Lately?

    I think it all depends on the niche and how well you love a particular artist. I tend to prefer the kind that do produce albums frequently rather than be seasonal.
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    Re: How did you get your first mower?

    It seems most of us capitalized on our folks getting new mowers. I as well tend to be the kind of shopper that does not like spending so much time in the stores. If I ever buy one I doubt if I will...
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    Using a balancer on a mower blade

    My good neighbor was giving me valuable advice and part of what he said was that it is important to always use a balancer. Is there any danger to the mower in general and if a balancer is not easily...
  9. Thread: Old Push mower

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    Re: Old Push mower

    Never been a good idea to get rid of any old stuff especially given that the same cannot be easily found nowadays. I would be curious to hear about any progress on your end.
  10. Thread: Fuel Efficiency

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    Re: Fuel Efficiency

    I agree, perhaps looking at ways to modify an existing rather than a new mower sounds like a great idea. Has the pressure on the tires got anything to do with fuel consumption?
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    How did you get your first mower?

    I tend to be the lazy type when it comes to shopping and I was wondering if I will be able to get my first ever mower without any help.

    Did you seek expert advice when buying yours or simply...
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    Re: What kind of computer chair do you have?

    Most likely they will not even notice you snatched the chair :biggrin: I have a laptop and desktop computer and believe you me, I have never cared to get a real chair. I also use the kitchen chair.
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    Re: Are you addicted to the internet?

    I am pretty much addicted too..I doubt if a day can ever pass without my access to the net. I assume the only time I do not do so is when the internet access is low.
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    Re: Finally Uploaded An Avatar

    That must make you feel like an achiever. I think uploading avatars would be a good idea besides adding variety to the forum..perhaps it is time I also thought of one.
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    Re: What Ford intially was

    I agree that they are a renowned lot but what necessitated the change of name and perhaps ownership? Do most people still find Ford mowers as the in thing?
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    Re: Neighbors taking tools

    If you trust him that much, then you should be bold enough to ask why he does that. In fact, save the tape for a measure of last resort. Two, if he is responsible enough, then he should get his own...
  17. Thread: Need a shed

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    Re: Need a shed

    If there is a tie, then go for something that you will spend your time on and customize to meet the conditions you want. Most of the pre-made ones will cost more than what you will estimate in the...
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    Re: Do you remember your first time?

    It has to be around that time me and my siblings paid a visit to our grandpa. He had left to church and we were left with a young nanny but she could not keep an eye on us.

    We ended up powering on...
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    Inorganic or organic mulch?

    The many benefits mulch offers to your lawn are enormous but then comes the concept of choosing between the organic and/or inorganic types of mulch.

    Which type had you rather use, this being said...
  20. Re: Will $5 a gallon gas change your mowing habits?

    I will sure change my mowing habits; kind of let the grass grow a bit taller as well. I also presume the unrest in Egypt was another contributing factor but thank God that got over.
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    Re: Is a robotic mower eco-friendly?

    I like your point of view jenkisph, you raise a very vital point and one that people need to keenly consider. The idea of it getting out of hand is real and hazardous but I also guess some risks are...
  22. Thread: seed exchange

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    Re: seed exchange

    I think it is a superb idea..I would not blink an eye at all if I had someone who was willing to do an exchange, or can we as well call it a trade-in?
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    Re: Man puts out fire with snow bower

    He should never get rid of the 36-year old blower because as the old adage goes,'old is gold.' Thanks for sharing the piece though, I realize I have slowed down a bit in terms of news events.
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    Which one lasts longer?

    I presume one factor people love to consider when purchasing a mower is the type and so I was wondering which one between a gas or electric lawn mower lasts longer?
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    When does a lawn stop being one?

    I was just wondering how far the definition of a lawn goes. Is there a specific dimension or you can still have one acre of well-maintained grass and still call it a lawn?
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    Re: Neighbors taking tools

    How does he manage to even get hold of your tools in the first place? Does he opt to sneak in when no one is watching.

    At times people have to disagree to agree and I see the need to tell him to...
  27. Thread: bermuda grass

    by mois25
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    Re: bermuda grass

    There is said to be an organic way of getting rid of the same. Spray the grass with 10% vinegar, preferably on a warm or sunny day, then after a few days, use a sod cutter to remove the grass.
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    Re: In About 12 Seconds and No Tools

    Interesting stuff....we all have unique ways of doing things. Thank you for sharing this out..how did you manage to figure that out? I am curious.
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    Re: Lawnmower Racing

    That would be an interesting one, even watching from the sidelines. However, I am trying to imagine all the categories we would have for these..does this type of racing happen often?
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    Is a robotic mower eco-friendly?

    I have always likened purchasing a lawn mower to the hassle of choosing what car to buy. With a greater variety, you have gas propelled, electric and/or riding mowers/tractors.

    There are claims...
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    Re: Price of mowers vs Benefits

    I hold the view that if you value quality then go for something that is expensive, and reasonably so for that matter. I believe in investing in something that will benefit me in the long run.
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    Re: Seriously Rethinking Lawn Mower Business

    It seems lawn care service is a booming industry and probably it is something I should also reconsider. Which makes me wonder, isn't competition poised to also increase in the next few years?
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    Re: Choosing the best type of grass for your lawn

    I agree that the drought resistant type would be the choice for many people especially when you have a large and completely green lawn. Most importantly, what matters is what purpose you have the...
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    Re: Looking at new houses

    I agree; do not procrastinate the idea of owning a home because lending policies are deemed to become more flexible and I am one of the people looking to take advantage of that.
  35. Thread: Worst Job Ever?

    by mois25
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    Re: Worst Job Ever?

    As much as most of us might not admit, along life's way we have all handled these dirty jobs that we are not proud of.

    I too worked in a poultry house once and did not like the experience..
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    Excited about a soon-to-be lawn

    We are making final touches on our new home and it is exciting to see a new lawn coming up really soon.

    The landscaping of the exact location is going on but meanwhile, I cannot wait to see how...
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    Re: Are you addicted to the internet?

    I am pretty much addicted to the internet. I get so much disappointed when it is slow or disconnected. It is still healthy to love the net, as long the addiction bit is not overdone.
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    Re: Time for a new mower

    Honda is a brand I would recommend though I have to admit I do not know about the mowers. Perhaps before you settle for a choice, look around for possible price cuts.
  39. Re: Who keeps patching their old yard tools together?

    I think if all of us would own up to it, the truth of the matter is that we tend to hang onto what we are used to without having any clear cut explanation. Perhaps it just is mere attachment.
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    Online resource for snow blowers

    I cannot possibly begin to say how much of a great resource the internet has become but navigating online made me come across this site. Snow Blower Manual - Manuals and free Snow Blower instructions...
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    Re: Hybrid Lawn Mowers --- Aren't they fast?

    The concept of hybrid mowers is fast catching up even in lawn mower circles. The beauty of it is that apart from being powered by the gas engine or electric motor or both, they can also be remote...
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    Re: No Communication

    Most probably he is in a good situation. I have been in such a situation before but after all was said and done, we realized my brother was all good.
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    Re: Never steal a snow shovel

    A lesson for her and probably more others. I hardly leave anything within the reach of others nowadays because people seem not to respect other people's property.
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    Re: Mulch around trees and bushes

    I second Harriet, if you suspect there is the possibility that the mulch will increase weed prevalence, then use the variety at hand or rather use the ornamental option.
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    Choosing the best type of grass for your lawn

    Apparently how much time you want to spend on your lawn, both in the near and far future is an important factor in determining the best type of grass. Will it be an exhibit, average or just anything...
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    Re: Have to make a confession

    I think LMF is a great forum though I tend to agree that there are a few new posts at a time. If it has been around for less than 10 months then my guess is that it is soon making great strides,
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    Re: Generator Re-Design - Student Project

    I am curious to know how your research project will turn out to be. You can be sure to find exhaustive and useful information here.
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    What Ford intially was

    Perhaps what is not known to most people is that most Ford lawn and garden tractors were manufactured by Jacobsen. The year 1988 saw the company change to Ford-New Holland.

    My uncle has so much...
  49. Thread: Trade Ins?

    by mois25
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    Re: Trade Ins?

    Trade-ins are a good idea but I would rather you sold the mower yourself and bought another one. Nonetheless, explore the options and see which one works best for you.
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    Re: Old lawnmowers site

    Reminds me of an old John Deere my grandpa owned. He was so attached to it that when it broke he would literally get sad. Thanks for the site.
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