Self-Help ..Story of a Ride-on Mower

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Re: Self-Help ..Story of a Ride-on Mower

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Be grass in between the rows of trees. A sprayer might be nice to put in the trailer.

A quad bike might be nice :bgrin

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HBS Guy wrote:
17 Apr 2020, 16:40
Be grass in between the rows of trees. A sprayer might be nice to put in the trailer.

A quad bike might be nice :bgrin
they sell smaller ones for kids/teenagers. That's all you need.
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Yeah, bit limited space between the cider apple trees.

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johnsmith wrote:
17 Apr 2020, 16:54
HBS Guy wrote:
17 Apr 2020, 16:40
Be grass in between the rows of trees. A sprayer might be nice to put in the trailer.

A quad bike might be nice :bgrin
they sell smaller ones for kids/teenagers. That's all you need.
Yes. I'll never forget over at Stradbroke Island. We all hired quad bikes as part of a large group. Eldest Grand-daughter then about ten. They gave her a small one to suit her size....and then asked her to lead the pack after the Lead bloke who knew the course. FMD...we get to a sand cliff edge. Lead bloke disappears...and GD goes straight after him. I get to cliff edge and baulk. Jayzuz. Nah......but then what to do? She has gone down it, so I have no choice. Faaark!

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I consider them dangerous, especially for children, but even adults die or are severely injured quite often.

Besides you don't have enough land to need one you silly billy. :)
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pinkeye wrote:
17 Apr 2020, 22:52
I consider them dangerous, especially for children, but even adults die or are severely injured quite often.

Besides you don't have enough land to need one you silly billy. :)
My dad lives on a large residential block and kept his ride on from when he owned a few hectares , Love's it, means he doesn't need to walk behind the mower, he also uses it like a tractor with trailer like Monk wants to. :purple
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Yeah, a ride on more useful, esp with a trailer, be bloody good.

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They are necessary.. a ride-on , I mean, if you have a hectare or so.

You might do better, considering the size of your land, with a good self-propelled Mower. Limited expenditure of energy, and money on fuel, and Jeez I wouldn't bother with anything else.. Maybe a whipper-snipper.. IF you can use one. I can't.

From what you have said you are going to have very little empty space for anything other than a Mower.

Don't waste your money on inefficient or unnecessary tech. !
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pinkeye wrote:
20 Apr 2020, 23:41
They are necessary.. a ride-on , I mean, if you have a hectare or so.

You might do better, considering the size of your land, with a good self-propelled Mower. Limited expenditure of energy, and money on fuel, and Jeez I wouldn't bother with anything else.. Maybe a whipper-snipper.. IF you can use one. I can't.

From what you have said you are going to have very little empty space for anything other than a Mower.

Don't waste your money on inefficient or unnecessary tech. !
he wants something he can hitch a trailer on to use to collect his pears and apples
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just a idea and you can get cheaper...check bunnings
makita wheelbarrow.png
get the whole set of mower, wiper sniper
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DonDeeHippy wrote:
21 Apr 2020, 10:39
just a idea and you can get cheaper...check bunnings
makita wheelbarrow.png
get the whole set of mower, wiper sniper
makita mower.png

I've never seen a wheelbarrow like that. That'd be perfect for monk although a 4 wheel cart would work better for him.



Just saw the prices of them. :b :b
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Self propelled wheelbarrow?

I do think a rideon is essential—too much empty ground around, all sorts of weeds come up, broom, gorse, that really tough grass etc and then there is the state of my joints! And I hate mowing the fucking lawn! Just like I hate doing the dishes—I will buy a dishwashing machine for sure!

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I'm the same. I hate doing the dishes. I took a photo once of this towering pile of rinsed but unwashed plates. :bgrin :roll

One day I might try posting photos again.. :bgrin

but anyway, I decided I needed a dishwasher.. but for only one person ??

So I decided to look at mini-washers, designed for caravans etc.
You beauty. :thumb

I saw it on line and bought it on-line and it was delivered to my gate, and it fits perfectly. :yahoo :clap

A 6-placing Dishwasher. I shouldn't write this... so I'm going to rub this wooden table first.!
It uses less than 10 litres water on my fave setting.. and altho it takes a while it works . :thumb
Been enjoying it for a couple of years now.

And cheap too. Bought it from an Aus site.. I think was called something like On-line Appliances Aust. OH or was that where I bought my Air-con.. HMM Nope it was the Dish washer.

Well worth it. :thumb .
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pinkeye wrote:
21 Apr 2020, 23:12
. I think was called something like On-line Appliances Aust
Appliances online?

https://www.appliancesonline.com.au/?gc ... gJhUPD_BwE

My favourite online retailer. They're brilliant. Order a dishwasher by lunchtime today, it'll be delivered to your door tomorrow. I used to use them all the time when i managed the complex. I even rang to complain 2 weeks after i bought a dishwasher, because I'd just seen the same model in Masters for $250 less. Even though it was two weeks apart, they still refunded me the difference despite telling me that although they looked the same, they weren't. The one they sold me was made in Spain, the one in masters was made in India.

And never order online. Always phone and ask for a further discount. You will just about always get one

Just never use their installation guys, they're far to overpriced. You're better off arranging your own plumber or electrician
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Interesting. Be looking at built in, eye level ovens and grills—bending down not too good for me. And a pressure canner for veg and wort (last, yucky runnings but fine to start a batch of yeast off.) And a dishwasher as discussed, even a little sandwich press for a cheese, ham & tomato toasty. Even sell sinks, rangehoods etc (have a whirligig on the roof above, no need for an electric fan.

Pity they don’t sell ride on mowers :bgrin

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Would love a thermomix, reduce a litre of stock to half a cup of glaze!

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HBS Guy wrote:
22 Apr 2020, 13:30
Interesting. Be looking at built in, eye level ovens and grills—bending down not too good for me. And a pressure canner for veg and wort (last, yucky runnings but fine to start a batch of yeast off.) And a dishwasher as discussed, even a little sandwich press for a cheese, ham & tomato toasty. Even sell sinks, rangehoods etc (have a whirligig on the roof above, no need for an electric fan.

Pity they don’t sell ride on mowers :bgrin

Agree with JS. Good site. I set it up myself.. :bgrin my mini-dishwasher. I love it.. it is in what is called the Utility Room, these days, but is actually the Laundry. Perfecto Mundo.!!

Touched wood already.

I bought my air-con on line also.. But I think I got that from The Manufacturers. Fujitsu agent in Aus.

Arrived at the gate... I hired a local bloke (out of the local paper ) Got it fitted cheap. No complaints.

But I don't really NEED anything else.. UH OH .. kiss the wood...!

Some of my major electrical appliances are decades old. Fingers crossed.. they don't make'm like that anymore. :bgrin
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Yeah and re Whirly Gigs ..?

I have a very simple layout.. with the stove ( gas stand alone) angled into the top left corner of a relatively large open space. Roughly 13 x 5 sq m.

There wasn't enough airflow. despite the ceiling fan in the centre of the area,, and grease and shit was gathering above the cooker.

Yep you guessed it.. I decided to fit a WG in the roof, above the stove. Got a tin roof.. easy peasy.

Works good , no cost except the clean now and then.

Used to set my smoke alarm off all the time.. NOW is really good.
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Somebody sent me a picture of Pinky’s ride on mower:
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HBS Guy wrote:
28 Apr 2020, 16:54
Somebody sent me a picture of Pinky’s ride on mower:
:yahoo :yahoo
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DonDeeHippy wrote:
17 Apr 2020, 03:51
pinkeye wrote:
16 Apr 2020, 23:17
Beast was taken out and used. and ran over a hose, which necessitated a solution. Got help from a friend, but now the deck seems unbalanced. With the deck up, it is rattling around so much I have shelved it again, for now. Not game to lower the deck. Umm probably broke something when it was levered up to remove the hose. :(

Anyway, got the small self-prop'd out, and did the best I can. Coming into autumn and winter now, grass will not grow much.
My mower got the rattles like that and the blade had a big chunk out of one side and it made the thing feel like it was falling apart, I thought id broken it, I took it in as was under warrantee and as I said was just the blade, Maybe it's bent differently one side than the other, :purple
That is another good suggestion, thanks DDH. Yeah when we cut off the hose one of the two spinning rotating blade WAS jammed against the centre.

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