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Look Mum, No Hands!

2 Sep

– – – Exploring The Countryside and Lanes of Dorset – – –

I’ve often wondered how they mow the grass on steeply sloping banks, you know the sort that are at a forty-five degree angle. Well on a recent walk I found out 🙂 !

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You see, to mow this by hand would take an age and be really hard work, but a normal ride on mower would just tip over and be dangerous for the driver……..not to mention people like me who were watching!  So those clever people invented this machine – a remote control mower with a low centre of gravity, and an ingenious one at that because the engine rotates and therefore always stays in the upright position regardless of what angle the rest of the machine is at. Basically it is a big remote controlled toy……although with those blades, a bit of a dangerous one. Simple but clever!

Wonder what would happen if the remote controller ran out of power 😉 !

Thanks for stopping by.

Until next time,
Your friend The Dorset Rambler

If you would like to contact me, my email address is terry.yarrow@gmail.com – comments and feedback are always welcomed.

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