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    Rover 560's for sale

    Anyone interested in a couple of Rover 560 sp's. (Both mowers running) They are complete with catchers, one has a broken base plate securing stud which will need removal and both have drive issues...
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    Re: Getting old but have so much work

    Even semi retired to me means being able to get away whenever and for how long I choose, just the damn grass kept growing which made that impossible so that is why I now only do a few casuals to keep...
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    Re: Things that make me grumpy

    Sad part is a lot of the cheaper guys do a good job even if they use the victa 2 stroke and Bunnings edger and the customers are happy and they expect the same price from the next guy and so on....
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    Re: Another new Perth member

    Was in WA in 1978, 20 year old (finished my trade as a mechanic) and road to Perth with a couple of mates and Sunday session for anyone with a bike was always the Scarbie beach hotel then Bondie got...
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    Re: Cordless Electric Hedge Trimmers

    A bit scary, wouldn't want to leave them on a job...
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    Re: Perfect place to retire.

    Bali / Thailand for the winter, anywhere I feel like for the summer / autumn / spring and in between and the health to enjoy every bit of it....
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    Re: Tree felling-does not end well

    Pretty chilling stuff, wished you put up a warning, didn't need to see that....
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    Re: mulchmaster renewal

    If they are like the 560's it's worth checking under cover cause grass build-up especially when it gets wet causes no end of dramas...
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    Re: Broken car window

    Sad part is you can buy a complete sliding glass door (2400 wide) with a security screen for 1200 odd dollars (bought a couple 12 months ago) and the thieving glaziers try to justify 1 sheet of glass...
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    Re: Rover Pro Cut 560 Mulch 'N Catch self propelled

    Gearbox complete (new) is worth about 120 bucks. The mechanic at the dealership built up the metal in the worn section of shaft on my old box (welded I guess) then machined the shaft back to suit new...
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    Re: Rover Pro Cut 560 Mulch 'N Catch self propelled

    Same happened to one of my 560's. Go and see the dealer - mine was done under warranty even though it was used commercially - must be a common failing and is caused by faulty bearing. Worth a try,...
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    Re: new oil

    Start of summer and end of busy season sounds about right..
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    Sticky: Re: hows the weather

    Can't pick this weather we had 480 mil of rain in January, not a drop since. Hit 40 this arvo at about 2 o'clock, dry as the Simpson and nothing but dust. Bloody cruel land to make a living from....
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    Re: How tall is tall enough

    You're lucky that all contractors round your way stick to rotation only Beetlejuice, plenty of mowing dudes round here to jump on any lawn available casual or not
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    Re: Hello from Perth WA

    Welcome and good luck..
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    Re: Lorne Vic, Bp Fuel Station

    Careful on the double yellows Phil. A mate got nabbed when he nearly ran a highway patrol off the road while in a group (ie : all overtaking on double yellows) Cost him traffic offenders school, a...
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    Sticky: Re: hows the weather

    Sorry bluey we got 421 mm for January I am sick to death of rain...
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    Sticky: Re: hows the weather

    Flogging down still here - rest of week off and roads out are flooded so couldn't go anywhere if I wanted to...
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    Sticky: Re: hows the weather

    Hey flogging rain here - no mowing today, probably this week at the rate the it's coming down...
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    Re: Ride on mowers

    Sure can be fun on slopes alright...
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    Sticky: Re: hows the weather

    Picked up a car in Melbourne and drove back to Hunter Valley on Thursday - didn't realise just how dry the whole area from Melbourne to the border is, especially Albury / Wodonga and around southern...
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    Re: Victa 560

    If you're doing more than one lawn non - self propelleds don't even appear on the radar..
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    Re: what spider is this?

    if it's not in your way, doesn't look like any nasties I've seen pics of - probably leave it where it is to eat flies, mozzies and other annoying critters..
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    Sticky: Re: hows the weather

    Spring is in full swing already, 38 degrees here this arvo, dry and dusty and grass is yellowing in the heat. Predicting a drought this year (summer) for East coast, what would they know...
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    Re: Rover 910 motor OK or problems

    Thanks Brett appreciate it..
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