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Response to kentauros (Reply #1)

Mon Oct 13, 2014, 09:07 PM

2. Thank you.

I like the idea of the scythe, but at my age - almost 69 if still sturdy - my toes might be in danger. So might my extremely irritating neighbor on the south side. He's a belligerent old bully who takes my rejection of him very poorly. Sometimes he can be beyond nasty and sometimes I can be tempermental. Bad combo.

If I were competent at handling it, your 3-wheeler towing a reel mower would work great. Unfortunately I'd probably wind up cutting down all sorts of things I've worked almost a decade growing to maturity. The yard's almost a 1/4 acre but I didn't landscape with an eye to easy mowing. I'd navigate like a drunk Woody Allen, the world's worst driver. I need something slow and steady with a clear view of what I'm doing in front. When I told my kids I had eyes in the back of my head, that was a lie.

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