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Before you hop onto that riding mower, here are a few tips to keep in mind.
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Some point in time everyone’s got to get a chance to operate on of this little ride on door. If you got a large lawn like I do here, well it’s pretty much essential.
First thing of course is you want to check your adjustment actively and it’s the mower deck. And in this case I’m setting it up for you and I can go back and start this thing. Take the blade out of gear in order to do that, you never want to start up a mower with the blade running.
I’m having it a little higher at the midway on my scuttle and now I can engage my blade once that blade is spinning I’m free.
Remember to run your mower at full scuttle with whenever you’re cutting. Use its horsepower anything less could over load or damage your engine especially in thick or tall grass.
All right for now let’s talk trees because I’ve got quite a few trees in my landscape here and I’ve got them all around here. If you come over here with your mower and you hit this a few times it doesn’t take much you really do damage to the tree. You will hinder the growth or you can actually kill the tree.
So I’m actually going to keep the less side of it close to that tree watching it and making try to struggle against the bark ejecting and shooting that grass out in your way.
If you’re mowing on a hill side he main thing and it’s really not safe if your riding side ways on the hillside because well you’re not very stable on the machine.
The best way to approach hills is that of 45-degree angle so your machine is less likely to tip over. Make wide turns at the top and come back down.
Go back and get the lanes that you missed and the hillside is done.
The last couple of items that want to do are just kind of fall under maintenance. Whenever you’ve done mowing you really want to clean the equipment just take out some water hose and wash off your mower, wash off any of this grass in here, you need this dirt and debris also once every month or two you’re going to want to lubricate you mower. This is just a little grease gadget here.
Our riding mowers have this little sere fitting, this little grease fittings, then you have to lubricate in order for things to turn and move smoothly so I can take my grease gun, put a couple of pumps of grease in there and now everything stays nice and lubricated. Make sure your air on the tires is good, clean your rooms, I mean you can spend as much time cleaning as you want but a clean mower and a well lubricated mower is going to run a lot longer and you’re going to feel whole lot better when your out there using it.
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