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    Well over the weekend I let my dad bring my murray mulch and mow push mower to our cottage and the grass was overgrown and he ran over a big tree stump I forgot to mark and now it makes a loud kunk noise every time you go forward so could I fix it or trash it. I would trash it because it broke tons of times but I want you guys's opinions

    p.s it is not self propelled
    Travis: owner of Travis' lawn care

    (Making your lawn look the best!)

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    Well over the weekend I let my dad bring my murray mulch and mow push mower to our cottage and the grass was overgrown and he ran over a big tree stump I forgot to mark and now it makes a loud kunk noise every time you go forward so could I fix it or trash it. I would trash it because it broke tons of times but I want you guys's opinions

    p.s it is not self propelled

    Everything should be fairly inexpensive to fix, but if the drive shaft is busted, you might be better of with a new mower.

    Ask your dad to bring it over to a dealer, and have him ask for a repair quote.

    Got any pics?

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    • #3
      I would throw it off it off a highrise building with a competitors name on it.

      Seriously use it for parts. You probaly have a flywheel problem and its a pita fix. Chances are youll find a mower with the same engine and a bad carb and wallah you got a good mower again.

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      • #4
        cant think of a single good reason to have a shop repair a $150.00 mower from wallmart .If you cant fix it yourself ,just get another one .

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        • #5
          A mower without self-propel is like a horse with a broken leg.

          Take it out in a field and put a bullet in it.


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          • #6
            Donate it to a charitable organization and use it as a tax write off. They will probably scrap it for metal or sell it for parts anyways.

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            • #7
              Here is a good chance for you to learn a lot more about the mechanics of a mower. If you are already writing it off, why not start taking it apart. See how it works and see if you can find what is wrong with it.

              Any mechanical knowledge you gain will help you the rest of your life.
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              • #8
                Take it apart, and put it back together, only this time, you will be apart of the mower.


                Mower-Man.

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                • #9
                  Ya I'll probably get a self propelled one.
                  Travis: owner of Travis' lawn care

                  (Making your lawn look the best!)

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                  • #10
                    I would throw it off it off a highrise building with a competitors name on it.

                    Seriously use it for parts. You probaly have a flywheel problem and its a pita fix. Chances are youll find a mower with the same engine and a bad carb and wallah you got a good mower again.
                    I should write my old friend. We got into a fight because he got mad because I got more accounts then I did. I should do that to piss him off
                    Travis: owner of Travis' lawn care

                    (Making your lawn look the best!)

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                    • #11
                      I was wondering if I get rid of it I think I want the Toro Timemaster30. I want it because it has a blade clutch and keep the engine running. 2 my old crappy mower only is side dishcharge I want mulcher for grass side discharge for overgrown grass and the bagger for leaf cleanup.


                      My question is do I need one but I need it because I have my aunts lawn and an eldery lady's lawn. So should I get it? Tell me now!

                      Travis
                      Travis: owner of Travis' lawn care

                      (Making your lawn look the best!)

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                      • #12
                        I should write my old friend. We got into a fight because he got mad because I got more accounts then I did. I should do that to piss him off
                        Sunny mowervs Vanden Broek Lawn Service aka me vs sierra Lawn Care vs Buss Lawn Care Game on people. One thing shocking is today I created a Lawn service shirt for me and everybody stared at me while I was driving my John Deere down the sidewalk creepy :0. Other thing is me and my old friend are only 13 year old compettitors wierd
                        Travis: owner of Travis' lawn care

                        (Making your lawn look the best!)

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                        • #13
                          my old friend are only 13 year old compettitors wierd


                          lol

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                          • #14
                            I was wondering if I get rid of it I think I want the Toro Timemaster30. I want it because it has a blade clutch and keep the engine running. 2 my old crappy mower only is side dishcharge I want mulcher for grass side discharge for overgrown grass and the bagger for leaf cleanup.


                            My question is do I need one but I need it because I have my aunts lawn and an eldery lady's lawn. So should I get it? Tell me now!

                            Travis
                            The blade clutch is very useful all my 22" hondas have it and I love it.

                            The 30" timemaster doesnt seem like to bad a machine. Its not commercial grade but small mowers take a beating. You get a 30" cut for under a grand. You really cant complain about that. If you happen to expand and get bigger mowers. It will still have its purpose. Small enough to get through gates and light enough to pick up.

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                            • #15
                              Everything should be fairly inexpensive to fix, but if the drive shaft is busted, you might be better of with a new mower.

                              Ask your dad to bring it over to a dealer, and have him ask for a repair quote.

                              Got any pics?
                              no but I can get some for you
                              Travis: owner of Travis' lawn care

                              (Making your lawn look the best!)

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