Thursday, July 9, 2009

Now I Need a New Lawn Mower

I was mowing the lawn last night and all of sudden, one of the rear wheels wobbled and fell off. My first thought was it came unscrewed, easy enough to fix. Nope-review of the mower showed that somehow the metal around the screw sheared off. I had a gaping hole where the screw went in.  Somewhere on the lawn is a large shard of metal. 

The guy at the local hardware store told me that the body of the mower is rusting out and any patch would be very temporary.  He did say that it probably would not be worth my time and money to repair the mower body. I'd have to get someone to weld on a huge metal patch, if they could weld metal onto the rusting body. He's right too. I got the mower at Wal Mart of $89 when I first moved into my house. It was the second least expensive mower they had.  Plus it's had 9 years of hard use and a bit of abuse by me. 

Oh well, I'll keep my eyes open on Craigslist and at the box stores. I'm hoping lawm mowers will go on sale like soon! 

7 comments:

Family Man said...

Good Luck!

Luckily this years season is settling down, and the lawnmowers are getting less expensive.

Dawn said...

Ha! And here I am with an extra mower - if only we lived closer I'd lend it to you for the summer!

Good luck with Craig's List. You might also see if your local hardware store has any "open box" display units they would be willing to sell at a deal.

Hanceyturf said...

If the New Lawn grasses can cope up with the stress, it will be healthy and dense and will be able to resist disease. Sometime the disease may spread and it becomes out of any control. However, the disease resistant cultivars can be implemented to avoid future problems.

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