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Old 06-16-2019, 02:27 PM
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I know some of you probably had your kids cutting the grass at like 8yo, but to finally get my 13yo cutting the grass today is the best gift! I think he is enjoying it too!

Old 06-16-2019, 02:37 PM
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Yup, I remember those days. Be ready for stuff. One bumped a tree with mower deck, got to spend some time working with him taking part off and bending it back. One ran it out of fuel and we got to learn how to prime the HP pump (small diesel engine). Let them make mistakes, it's how they learn.

Heck, I learned how a vacuum governor worked on my dad's Farmall Cub mower and would tie it open with twine... it would pull 3rd gear and I'd get done in half the time!

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yeah looks like tough "work"....LOL
Old 06-16-2019, 03:08 PM
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No way I’d let my boys drive the mower, that’s my secret time away from them and the wife!
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they are suppose to learn on a push mower and then get a ride on when they have their own yard to cut.
use to take me and my brother 3 hours to mow the yard with 2 mowers.
dad got a rider after we left home
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He looks tickled pink!!!
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Originally Posted by 99yam40 View Post
they are suppose to learn on a push mower and then get a ride on when they have their own yard to cut.
use to take me and my brother 3 hours to mow the yard with 2 mowers.
dad got a rider after we left home
Haha same thing happened with me. I push mowed the lawn for years. I go off to college only to come home to pops on a riding mower!!
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Boy 'n wife did Ribeye steak for me.
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My son and daughter in law informed us today that we will be grandparents for the 5th time.
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When I was a kid I mowed a foot tall lawn full of gumballs with one of those mowers with no motors in the snow!
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Originally Posted by bugnut View Post
My son and daughter in law informed us today that we will be grandparents for the 5th time.
haha is that good or bad?
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I had my lawn mowed with a push reel mower today, and the lawn is slanted uphile every direction!
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Sons mowing lawns, fancy new cars or upsizing boats for Father's Days?
All baby shit!
Behold Boys! In a house full of women, I present my Father's Day Card ……..


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Originally Posted by hudiefloats View Post
Sons mowing lawns, fancy new cars or upsizing boats for Father's Days?
All baby shit!
Behold Boys! In a house full of women, I present my Father's Day Card ÖÖ..


Wow, hard to top that one! Congrats, now tell us how you did it.
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Today my 27 year old step daughter who I helped raise since she was 11 asked me if I would be willing to adopt her. I must say, it brought more than a few tears to my eyes.
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Originally Posted by rusbob View Post

haha is that good or bad?
oh itís good. Their 1st child will be our 5th grandchild.
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Good job dad. When he gets a little older, you can perfect his technique with a beer in one hand.

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