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#5867098 - 08/06/15 08:39 PM Today's project
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With a bad back, lugging around a weedeater is about the worst thing I can do. I have one of the walk behind push weedeaters, but that isn't much better.

Came up with this today. I can adjust the height by sliding it forward or backward in the bracket. The throttle is run with a string tied to the little board that I can push down with my foot.

It's not perfect when you get into uneven ground but, with a little maneuvering, you can get everything pretty straight. I wouldn't want to trim a finely manicured lawn with it, but it works great for everything around here.



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#5867114 - 08/06/15 08:52 PM Re: Today's project [Re: texretvet]
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Ingenious! up
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#5867135 - 08/06/15 09:02 PM Re: Today's project [Re: texretvet]
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#5867229 - 08/06/15 10:04 PM Re: Today's project [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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Ingenious! up

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#5867419 - 08/07/15 05:32 AM Re: Today's project [Re: texretvet]
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#5867584 - 08/07/15 08:03 AM Re: Today's project [Re: texretvet]
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The dude up top has already taken lots of bone before this deer, both mule and whitetail.

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#5867642 - 08/07/15 08:42 AM Re: Today's project [Re: texretvet]
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#5867653 - 08/07/15 08:50 AM Re: Today's project [Re: texretvet]
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Where is the duct tape? Something rigged up like that has to have some somewhere on it. MacGyver would be proud!

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#5867889 - 08/07/15 11:24 AM Re: Today's project [Re: texretvet]
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Now that looks impressive.
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#5867990 - 08/07/15 12:09 PM Re: Today's project [Re: texretvet]
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#5868037 - 08/07/15 12:46 PM Re: Today's project [Re: texretvet]
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Weed eating kills my back too. Good idea. To cut down on the weed eating I bought one of those 12V sprayers at Northern and bought the big jug of store-brand weed killer at Home Depot. Put the sprayer in my mower trailer and sprayed a ton of stuff. Got a little carried away. There's dead stuff everywhere. crazy
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#5868574 - 08/07/15 07:26 PM Re: Today's project [Re: Creekrunner]
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Weed eating kills my back too. Good idea. To cut down on the weed eating I bought one of those 12V sprayers at Northern and bought the big jug of store-brand weed killer at Home Depot. Put the sprayer in my mower trailer and sprayed a ton of stuff. Got a little carried away. There's dead stuff everywhere. crazy


I've done that in a few places. Now I have dead stuff that needs to be cut down. LOL
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#5868962 - 08/08/15 05:29 AM Re: Today's project [Re: texretvet]
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That's a good plan right there
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#5869007 - 08/08/15 07:54 AM Re: Today's project [Re: texretvet]
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Like it, and your mower!!! Have the same mower myself...
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#5869067 - 08/08/15 08:59 AM Re: Today's project [Re: texretvet]
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Have you added the auto string re-filler yet? grin
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