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Keep your blades sharp and efficient with our tips
When was the last time you sharpened the blades on your lawn mower? Look at the grass after you’ve mowed it. If the grass blades are ragged and torn, it’s time. Ag Engineer Bobby...
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Ready for spring? Time to tune up your lawn and garden equipment!
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Follow these guidelines to get your mower off to a great start this spring.
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Pre-Mixed, Engineered Fuel Increases Reliability and Prevents the Mess and Fumes That Come With Mixing Your Own Two-Stroke Fuel
The red gas can has been a staple of landscapers, emergency workers and do-it-yourselfers using two-stroke power tools for decades. With it, comes the hassle of precise measuring, the mess of spilled...
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It’s tune-up time for the lawn mower so it's ready for that first mow
I always look forward to the first time we mow the yard. The smell of freshly cut grass is so pleasant, and immediately makes me think of summer – even if it’s still a long time off! But...
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A rotary cutter must be adjusted in two ways
In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're answering a question from Jack in Pennsylvania. He has a new rotary cutter for his utility tractor, but it's cutting too low and scalping the...
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Pop the top and pull out this little workhorse to see what's going on
In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're answering a question from Mark in New York. He's had trouble getting his lawn tractor started and is suspecting a spark plug issue. However, he...
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Make the task easier with these deck tips
Radio interview source: Kevin Branstetter, Product Manager, John Deere Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're...
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Find out why your tractor mower may not be engaging.
Radio interview source: Gary Oshel, John Deere, Product Support Representative Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're answering...
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If you have used equipment you want to utilize to mow hay, you must learn up on the safety rules before mowing.
Radio interview source: Dennis Murphy, Extension Safety Specialist, Penn State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   In this edition of Maintenance...

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