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I think you need some new skids there,Friend-O.

Just got this Yardman POS in for "repair".Good Lord,look at that skid.The other side is the same.He actually didn't mention either problem when he dumped it off.He just wanted it to tuned up and for me to give it a good looking over for other problems.He wants an estimate-he's not going to like it.This thing should go right to the dump.

The front corners of the bucket are torn and bent,as shown in the photo.

What is wrong with people?
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I see that all the time around here. People grind the shoes and scrapper bars down to nothing, and ruin the auger housing. And they try selling them on craigslist for stupid ridiculous money.




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If you are to lazy to do regular maintence it will cost you one way or another.
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Wouldn't that be a bear to handle. I do remember the first time I figured out I needed new shoes, it wouldn't go straight for nothing.

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He's been running it for the past two years with one of the bolts missing that attaches the handle to the chassis-so of course the handle is cracked near the remaining bolt.

He said he also couldn't figure out why the headlight didn't work.Well,the ground wire coming from the light and sticking straight up from the dash panel,not attached to anything,might be a big clue.

The bolt that it was very obviously attached to fell out.

I should go to church for the first time in my life this Sunday and thank the Almighty for not making me so helpless.
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Just got this Yardman POS in for "repair".Good Lord,look at that skid.The other side is the same.He actually didn't mention either problem when he dumped it off.He just wanted it to tuned up and for me to give it a good looking over for other problems.He wants an estimate-he's not going to like it.This thing should go right to the dump.

The front corners of the bucket are torn and bent,as shown in the photo.

What is wrong with people?

Nothing a coat of paint by brush wont fix...

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ah,you can buff that out!

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stop making fun of our customers...if everyone were handy...why would they need us?
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stop making fun of our customers...if everyone were handy...why would they need us?
He's not actually a "customer".I don't work on small engines regularly for a living.I'm doing it as a paid favor.I already told him once I really wasn't interested in working on it because I know what all his junk looks like.It just showed up in front of my garage-I could have just as easily told him to get it out of here..Honestly,I don't even like HIM.Therefore,I can make fun.
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