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Cool paint job on the sulky seat. If you pick up a couple drive ways in your area to snow blow then you can tell her you need them to make a little extra dinner and a movie $$$ . It works !! They let you keep them around.
 

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No need to go to LA, I will keep them stored for you in Clayton! Also, if she thinks it is a Gravely swap meet, bring her to a Mow-In...ok maybe don't if she is already experiencing Gravely over load.
 

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Ahh Jimmy.
My wife went to the FIRST mow-in, held in Dunbar WV with me. She was bemused by all the other people who shared my enjoyment of these machines. Also relieved, I think. It was her birthday, so I bought Hostess cupcakes and put candles in them to celebrate her birthday. A few years later she went to the Mow-in in Easton, Maryland with me. I think we even went to one in Pennsylvania near Pastor Phil, aka Captain Two Wheel. Growing family and the Mow-in seemingly moving ever further north kept us from attending any others since then.
Now she wants to travel with me to Wytheville Va where I'm hoping to pick up some attachments and parts for the "new-to-me" Massey lawn tractors I've started collecting. You can't replace a Gravely, but sometimes another machine does one thing well enough to be worth enjoying.

Howard

No need to go to LA, I will keep them stored for you in Clayton! Also, if she thinks it is a Gravely swap meet, bring her to a Mow-In...ok maybe don't if she is already experiencing Gravely over load.
 

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Howard -

Ask your better half to click on some of Ron C's website links. That might dispel some of the "you have too many" feelings and give you a little breathing room - maybe... :fing32::fing32:
 

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Howard -

Ask your better half to click on some of Ron C's website links. That might dispel some of the "you have too many" feelings and give you a little breathing room - maybe... :fing32::fing32:
Or scare the heck out of her! The key to keeping Gravelys and wives is to make sure they see a value in the machines. You have to show them the Gravelys can do something that you can't do without. If you don't, life will be harder than carbide tipped 30" blade. Or, her jewelery box will fill up faster than your yard. Don't worry, there will be plenty of empty space in your bank account!
 

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I have a shed:thThumbsU I first built a 12x8 when we moved into the house. That worked great for one tractor and attachments. Then I bought another couple of tractors. I built a 12x12 using a common wall with the 12x 8. I built a "tree fort" for the kids, of course they begged for a roof. I started building a roof for the "fort" after realizing that the section under the "fort" was a perfect place for the kids dirt bikes to stay.:fing32:
Many more projects and I won't have any grass left.

Howard
I'm seeing a shed build in your future. An attractive shed is nice in a yard, and the contents are hidden from view.:trink40:

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I know what you are going through. My mother (Yes I live at home) is tired of me getting tractors.She thinks I am trying to get one of every brand, Maybe I am :D. She wants me to get rid of two :crybaby:
 

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The key to keeping Gravelys and wives is to make sure they see a value in the machines. You have to show them the Gravelys can do something that you can't do without.
So very true. Only thing I have found better is to go do something for her mother with your Gravely. Guaranteed brownie point that expires 15 minutes after you get home!
 

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So very true. Only thing I have found better is to go do something for her mother with your Gravely. Guaranteed brownie point that expires 15 minutes after you get home!
Yes! And 15 minutes in the easy chair beats any time in the dog house.
 

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Chicks just don't understand huh? :banghead3

It would be different if is was shoes or clothes hmmm?? :dunno:

Your lawn looks like a 'gravely-yard'! Maybe you can really mess with her and put up some wooden Gravely-stones?!?!

They just don't get it!! Now if you collected furniture you would be aces in her book! Just call it lawn furniture!! put a hibatchi grill between a few of them!


Took her to a tractor show on her birthday?!


Maybe there's hope for her?? :goodl: :dunno: :biglaugh:
 
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