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  • Need a Lawn Mower Recommendation (Vanity)

    07/19/2011 3:00:36 PM PDT · by StonyMan451 · 112 replies
    StonyMan451 | 7/19/2011 | StonyMan451
    I've just been informed that my second Toro gas powered push lawn mower isn't worth fixing. I know very little about engines and such, so I'm taking the mechanic's word for it. The engine has thrown a rod (I can hear it) and the transmission's shot (that's why I took it to be repaired). Now I have to plead a little a lot guilty. I did not take proper care of the thing. I should have changed the oil, etc., etc. However, before I invest in another lawn mower (which I PROMISE I will take good care of) I thought...
  • Woman killed by rock thrown from DOT mower

    06/02/2011 10:50:01 AM PDT · by rawhide · 25 replies · 1+ views
    ajc.com ^ | 6-2-11 | Fran Jeffries and Joel Provano
    A woman who had moved to Georgia after Hurricane Katrina was killed Wednesday in west Georgia after a state DOT mower struck a large rock and sent it flying through the windshield of a car and into the back seat where she was a passenger. Troup County Coroner Jeff Cook identified the woman as Annie Lee, 58, of LaGrange. Cook said Lee had moved to the area in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. "She comes up here to make a new life after Katrina and then this happens ... it's just unreal," Cook told the AJC. He said Lee's family...
  • SOURCES: MAN ADDED TO NO-FLY LIST IN AIR

    04/23/2010 12:14:42 AM PDT · by Cindy · 4 replies · 278+ views
    LiveShots.Blogs.FOXNEWS.com ^ | April 22, 2010, 6:32 pm | by Mike Levine
    SNIPPET: "In fact, Mower said, the pilot described it as "a serious security risk." Mower was unable to see the man who was taken off the plane, she said. " SNIPPET: "Two sources confirmed to Fox News that the man in question, a citizen of Gambia, had been added to the no-fly list while Flight 215 was in the air. The man had already been on the Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment list, which is comprised of more than 500,000 people with even limited ties to known terrorists, one source said."
  • Ga. high court rules mower isn't a motor vehicle

    11/25/2009 9:10:12 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 17 replies · 592+ views
    philly ^ | Nov. 23, 2009
    ATLANTA - A riding lawn mower may have four wheels, a powerful engine and can cost as much as a used car. If it's stolen, however, the Georgia Supreme Court concluded Monday that it's not a motor vehicle. The 4-3 decision overturned the conviction of Franklin Lloyd Harris, who was convicted of felony motor vehicle theft after he loaded a Toro riding mower in 2006 from a Home Depot in Dalton into his van and sped away. Because Harris was a repeat offender, he was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Public defender Michael McCarthy told the justices that while...
  • Charges: Drunken mower rider buys beer, resumes wild ride

    04/10/2009 2:47:51 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 22 replies · 804+ views
    StarTribune ^ | 4/10/09 | Paul Walsh
    A 42-year-old man is accused of being drunk while driving his riding lawn mower to a SuperAmerica in Hutchinson, Minn., buying beer and then zigzagging along city streets on a ride that included a public display of bladder relief. Darwin L. Christensen, of Hutchinson, was charged today in McLeod County District Court with drunken driving and urinating in public. A breath test indicated that his blood alcohol level was .21 percent, far above the limit used to determine drunkenness in DWI cases. Christensen is no stranger to overdrinking and operating a motor vehicle. State records show he has pleaded guilty...
  • Todays Installation of the "Redneck Scrapbook" (riding mower)

    05/10/2005 7:53:05 AM PDT · by Phantom Lord · 7 replies · 1,550+ views
    Nealz Nuze ^ | 05/10/2005 | unknown
    Here is today's installation of the "Redneck Scrapbook"