Re: [MBZ] More lawn mower

2015-05-05 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Those darned white men! There goes the neighborhood. On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 10:49 AM, OK Don via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: That was true before the White Man stopped all the grass fires - now trees are like weeds here. On Mon, May 4, 2015 at 9:52 PM, MG via Mercedes

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2015-05-05 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
That was true before the White Man stopped all the grass fires - now trees are like weeds here. On Mon, May 4, 2015 at 9:52 PM, MG via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Oh yeah. Forgot that. They don't have anything but grasses out there. Manfred Date: Mon, 4 May 2015 20:12:46 -0500

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2015-05-04 Thread MG via Mercedes
Yeah-but goats will eat all your trees and bushes to as high as they can stand on their hind legs, whereas sheep will eat just the grass. The English lords found that out a long time ago. Manfred Date: Sun, 3 May 2015 18:05:15 -0500 From: Curly McLain 126die...@gmail.com I think you should

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2015-05-04 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Trees? whassat? It is Okieland. He's even closer to Ponca City now. Yeah-but goats will eat all your trees and bushes to as high as they can stand on their hind legs, whereas sheep will eat just the grass. The English lords found that out a long time ago. Manfred Date: Sun, 3 May 2015

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2015-05-04 Thread MG via Mercedes
Oh yeah. Forgot that. They don't have anything but grasses out there. Manfred Date: Mon, 4 May 2015 20:12:46 -0500 From: Curly McLain 126die...@gmail.com Trees? whassat? It is Okieland. He's even closer to Ponca City now. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com

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2015-05-03 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Put new battery and battery cable connector, mowed like a champ at old okie acres. Was going to leave it there and pickup a new husky at lowes, but decided to bring this one back home and give it another year, even bought new filters and belts for it. Have not put them on yet. Got 1 lap around

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2015-05-03 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
And it looks like a whore of a job to replace these 2 belts for the tranny. Sent from my iPhone On May 3, 2015, at 5:24 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Put new battery and battery cable connector, mowed like a champ at old okie acres. Was going to leave it

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2015-05-03 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
And it looks like a whore of a job to replace these 2 belts for the tranny. Sent from my iPhone On May 3, 2015, at 5:24 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Put new battery and battery cable connector, mowed like a champ at old okie acres. Was going to leave it

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2015-04-27 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
RB wrote: RB who thinks the above sounds more like mao than me Hey - the song is easy to sing. Sing along. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

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2015-04-27 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 25/04/2015 8:55 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes wrote: ‎That is good, quotable advice. Except one is better off buying new QUALITY machines, if they can be obtained. I fear POS has become the new standard of quality US citizens find acceptable. Rick POS is not acceptable as most folks

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2015-04-26 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Kaleb wrote: I forgot to mention this mower also has the Kohler courage which is a pos engine from what I hear. Family bonding time this afternoon, i.e. clean-up our 18-year old Ransomes Bobcat powered by Kohler Command Pro, with son, after mowing our 2.5 acre lawn. Son sez Kohler Courage

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2015-04-26 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
The command engine is good from what I I understand. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 26, 2015, at 5:14 PM, Mountain Man via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Kaleb wrote: I forgot to mention this mower also has the Kohler courage which is a pos engine from what I hear. Family bonding

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2015-04-26 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Rick wrote: ‎I fear POS has become the new standard of quality US citizens find acceptable. I fear you are correct. I fear our stupidity in purchasing chinee stuff is cause for our bitchin' about income gap. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

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2015-04-26 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Or save it for your next trip to the crushers - if you're replacing it, it won't be much of a back up. On Sat, Apr 25, 2015 at 9:14 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Well if I do get a new one I thought I would sell this one but then got to thinking no more that

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2015-04-25 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
I forgot to mention this mower also has the Kohler courage which is a pos engine from what I hear. It have already had to replace push rods several times because they bend. I also hear these have nylon can gears which tend to jump time. Maybe that's why I have had bent push rods. Sent from my

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2015-04-25 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
So I got a replacement belt today and put it on. Went to start it up no go, engine will not turn over. Tried to jump it but it still won't turn over. Positive terminal is all rusted up. Went to remove it to clean it up, it's a cheap bolt connection deal and it stripped out. Only way I see it

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2015-04-25 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Sometimes you just don't have time to screw with trying to keep old POS machines running and have to bite the bullet and get a new POS machine that you won't have to work on for a while so you can get caught up on the other projects SWMBO has on your list. On Sat, Apr 25, 2015 at 8:16 PM, Kaleb

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2015-04-25 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
25, 2015 8:40 PM To: Kaleb C. Striplin; Mercedes Discussion List Reply To: OK Don Subject: Re: [MBZ] More lawn mower Sometimes you just don't have time to screw with trying to keep old POS machines running and have to bite the bullet and get a new POS machine that you won't have to work

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2015-04-25 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Well if I do get a new one I thought I would sell this one but then got to thinking no more that I would probably get for it I might as well keep it for a backup. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 25, 2015, at 8:40 PM, OK Don okd...@gmail.com wrote: Sometimes you just don't have time to screw

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2015-04-25 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
That is good, quotable advice. Except one is better off buying new QUALITY machines, if they can be obtained. I fear POS has become the new standard of quality US citizens find acceptable. Rick Sent from my BlackBerry Z10 That is why I'd look for one of the Japanese Diesel mini tractors.