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Old 28-05-2018, 05:46 PM   #1
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Default Have decided to take up aeromodelling!

Before: https://flic.kr/p/26f5AxX

After: https://flic.kr/p/26f5E1Z

No boards, electrics, droppers, ballast etc. - ten minutes with the mower and the landing strip is up and ready to go.

Joking aside - does anyone rent out sheep or goats?
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Old 28-05-2018, 06:33 PM   #2
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Chocks away!

Half an hour with the mower and your lawn will be looking fabulous
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Old 28-05-2018, 06:49 PM   #3
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The cut strip was with the mower set at it's highest setting - once it's all cut it will need doing again in a couple of days to get it down to an acceptable level - the downside to long holidays!
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I think you missed an opportunity to use the mower to sketch out the plans in the grass for the door rehanging.
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Old 28-05-2018, 07:41 PM   #5
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After all that lazing around, you know you need the exercise. john
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spare a thought for those who have over an acre to keep cut. I have 3 acres, but farmer grazes on the other two. By the time in the summer i have cut all mine, its time to start again.
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I think you missed an opportunity to use the mower to sketch out the plans in the grass for the door rehanging.
I may get it done this week (the door re-hang). Going to be slightly housebound this week as at 8am tomorrow our drive is being dug up and the new foundations and block work will take the rest of the week to complete. I do of course have to finish cutting the grass.
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Make it worth my while and you can borrow my drive
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Grass now down to level five - two more cuts to get down to level three - https://flic.kr/p/Kwa4T7

The drive has now gone - https://flic.kr/p/26y8qdo we were lucky as when the old tarmac was removed the old hogin/ballast underneath was very solid, and although it was tamped down and then rolled, it will not need anything else before the sand goes down - one of the few benefits of being on chalk, quick draining but as solid as a rock.

I did raise my eyebrows when a little blonde young lady turned up in a sixteen cubic yard tipper truck with a crane/grab on the back to take away the hardcore - she handled it all very confidently (no pics!).
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