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Old 13 August 2007, 21:17   #21
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I have 2 acres of grass, I also have 2 mowers one manual and one hydrolic drive. my land is on a slope making it hard to cut and heavy going on the machines '3 sit on mowers in 9 years'. also consider what you do with the grass cuttings ! every time I mow I can fill a skip, times that by cutting once a week in the summer season ...you got a f***in lot of compost. you may want to consider a gardener he will charge you about 100
Can't you get a mulching blade setup? (chops it up into very fine bits which discharge straight down into the lawn). That's what most people do over here. Much easier than trying to get rid of a skip load of grass cuttings!
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Has it got to be a sit on ? ... I do an acre with one of these, good excercise!

http://www.greatdanemowers.co.uk/walkbehind.htm

Mines a 48" Scamper with side discharge. When I get to my grass its 2 feet tall to start with, you can get a flail or disk cutter head, the flail is better for tough stuff , but the disk gives a better finish. Admitedtly they are expensive new, but very well made, and they will recondition them ex councils etc. These are the machines they use for motorway embankments etc. They are designed and made by Dane T Scagg, who was the originator of the Scagg brand, but I think he sold out and went off on his own, and started making the improved but basically same product under his own name. It seems to be a tried and tested formula, and I couldnt fault mine, although its a disk deck, and if the grass is 2 feet, with reeds in it etc, it really takes two passes to get a really smooth finish
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Question is, how wild is 'wild' I found this action shot so you can see the type of stuff it copes with
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Listen.. lazy city boy.. this is a hard core grass cutting thread .. Ya hear ?
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Surely you could have found some way to relate lawn mowers to your boredom with the current government?

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Has it got to be a sit on ? ... I do an acre with one of these, good excercise!
Whilst that is undoubtedly a very serious piece of lawnmower, it's definitely got to be a ride-on in this case.

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Whilst that is undoubtedly a very serious piece of lawnmower, it's definitely got to be a ride-on in this case. John
John are you sure this thread is about cutting your father in laws field or are you planning another forum? you know, lots of tuning, polishing and talking, bit like that other forum..........

Anyway found this on here:

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