This afternoon, my daughter and I headed into town, first to pick up the riding mower, then to pick up fixings for a wiener roast. Since the mower was too far gone to fix everything, it cost less than $45 for the work that was done to put the drive chain back on and tighten … Continue reading Bringing it home
While putting away the push mower yesterday, I was going to take the time to start up the riding mower and see what I could see. I always push the mower out of the garage before starting it, but I never got it all the way out. I could hear a different sound, like something … Continue reading Found the problem!
Well, for tonight, at least. It happened again. When things cooled down enough, I took advantage of the temperatures to break out the riding mower and try and get at least the lawn around the house done, before the predicted rains. Thanks to my brother, it was running fine. And then it wasn't. This time, … Continue reading That’s it. I’m done.
A couple of days ago, I mentioned that our riding mower had stopped. It didn't stop running. It stopped moving. Of course, I looked around at anything I could see to try and figure out why it stopped. The only thing I couldn't do is look under it, because we can't see under there without … Continue reading The Culprit
Well, it's a good thing I was planning on using the push mower more. While using the riding mower in the inner yard today, I stopped at one point, to go over to talk to my daughter, who was using the push mower. When I returned to the riding mower, it started just fine, but … Continue reading Reclaiming space
Before we moved out here, a tree in the spruce grove had fallen onto the fence. I have no idea when it happened, but it had to have been very recent. My older brother, spotting it, grabbed a bucksaw and cut the tree at the fence, then propped the fence wire up with a stick, … Continue reading Clean up: finally moved the tree top
How weird it's been lately! A couple of nights ago, it got cold enough overnight for the furnace to turn on, only to hit highs in the 20's, half a day later! Yesterday was supposed to be my day to finally get the mower out - which required taking the snow blowers out first, taking … Continue reading All charged up