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I found a super cheap Zero turn mower on marketplace. Went and bought it, fixed it up, and used it to mow my lawn.
0:00 Buying the Craftsman zero turn mower
3:03 First use, discovering issues
5:15 Fixing mower blades/walk around
7:06 Mowing the Yard
13:17 Buying Milwaukee Electric weed eater
16:30 Using electric weed eater
18:37 Fixing other mower issues
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Jan 17, 2021

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Shawnsullivan7
Shawnsullivan7 Month ago
Life hack- if you drop the blades to the ground and let let the sun burn your 1/4 inch long grass you don’t have to mow nearly as often! 😁
Jacob Murray
Jacob Murray Month ago
Isn’t this that the Home Depot that Cletus stole James’ truck and gave him that CanAm
Rendar600
Rendar600 Month ago
Can’t complain about the “deck size “. Lmfao
Team Wagy
Team Wagy Month ago
I know its been two months but upgrade to gator blades, it is one of the best mulching blades so the leaves disappear lol
John Smith
John Smith Month ago
Yes your doing it !!
Washington Briggs
You shouldn't let yout discharge fly into the street, its a hazrd for cars and bikesss
T Mac
T Mac Month ago
Hot tub next !
B. Healey
B. Healey 2 months ago
Your doing awesome doing upgrades to the life and times of Taylor Ray. I really look forward to all your videos. Great work!!
Matthew Wirick
Matthew Wirick 2 months ago
WHAT IS THAT GOD AWFUL METALIC SOUND!? Is that just the tension pully flapping around, or do you have a bad spindle/spindle bearing? lol!
NRG
NRG 2 months ago
Now LS swap it
kindlytoxic
kindlytoxic 2 months ago
ls swap it
James Derrick
James Derrick 2 months ago
A reminder: blowing grass into the road is not only dangerous for motorcyclists, but also illegal in most states. I'm sure Taylor blew it right back into the yard
James Derrick
James Derrick 2 months ago
@Taylor Ray I know you’re smart. Plenty of other dumbos out there though
Taylor Ray
Taylor Ray 2 months ago
I literally blew it right back into my yard with the leaf blower...
plumber802
plumber802 2 months ago
I think I prefer the home improvement videos more than the car vids. LOL!!!
leslie boone
leslie boone 2 months ago
Watching the leaves and grass go into the streets gave me the chills. So many bike riders go down because of that
Andrew D
Andrew D 2 months ago
if it gets hard to start, adjust your valve lash... take it from someone whos been there
Oneofurfriends
Oneofurfriends 2 months ago
Sell me the Ford?or if you do another build
kudoas
kudoas 2 months ago
get a mulching kit for it, blocks off the side discharge for a closed deck, with all of your trees you wont have to rake before you cut.
Evans Automotive
Evans Automotive 2 months ago
ANDREW CAMARATA VIBES!!!!!
Evans Automotive
Evans Automotive 2 months ago
haha I have seen you on his vids, learning the ways
Kevin McCutcheon
Kevin McCutcheon 2 months ago
I haven't seen grass since October where I live and here Taylor is mowing his grass in January. I am very jealous.
Howard Key
Howard Key 2 months ago
“Cold start” 😂😂😂
Freyr
Freyr 2 months ago
thats a great motor, adjust the valves while you have the covers off
andy S
andy S 2 months ago
yo we really watched this....that's how much ppl like taylor ray....
meax2499
meax2499 2 months ago
Whoh I thought this was an Andrew Camarata video
Chips Neeson
Chips Neeson 2 months ago
Milwaukee is basically Ryobi, change my mind.
probably_drunk
probably_drunk 2 months ago
that is the slowest mower on the planet!
Josh Wylde
Josh Wylde 2 months ago
Black truck + chrome wheels = awesome! The trailer needs the wheels being finished in chrome to match! Would look so good! Especially as the tyres need to be replaced anyways 👍
Kyle Harrelson
Kyle Harrelson 2 months ago
Typically there’s an adjustment on the hydro pump to match speeds left and right. Just a pressure adjustment
49TAndrew
49TAndrew 2 months ago
Seems like its got some idling issues after the 6:47 mark.. you hear it throttling up and down. Clean that carb well and the jets, or get a new carb. Also, again around 8:10 when you hop off it and you hear it "hunting" throttling up and down.
49TAndrew
49TAndrew 2 months ago
One other thing is on newer model mower decks blade belt covers are pass through so when you blow the mower off your grass doesn't get caught up in those covers.. maybe use your plasma cutter and create a square hole on the back side of them.
49TAndrew
49TAndrew 2 months ago
also something is rattling.. check all them blades, but I bet its something on the chassis or motor.. like the chute connection maybe or like it kinda sounds like a flywheel noise.
GuvernorDave
GuvernorDave 2 months ago
should have put the mower on the lift to fix the center blade issue :P
Tyler Fitz
Tyler Fitz 2 months ago
Love Milwaukee stuff. Bought a dozen or so tools, never had a problem with them. Also, having the extra batteries around like you said is nice.
Norse Viking Æsir
Norse Viking Æsir 2 months ago
Every 50-75 hours adjust your rocker arms or it'll eat and bend the rods, been there done that.
Norse Viking Æsir
Norse Viking Æsir 2 months ago
You have officially killed what scrub grass you had, you should have at least 3 inches of grass to be healthy.
Norse Viking Æsir
Norse Viking Æsir 2 months ago
You over paid.
Norse Viking Æsir
Norse Viking Æsir 2 months ago
There are no cold starts in Florida
Gavin Stewart
Gavin Stewart 2 months ago
really appreciate the shots of leaving empty trailer then coming back with the mower. Nice concise story telling!
bear
bear 2 months ago
Dad Simulator 2021
brian buehler
brian buehler 2 months ago
The first mow is always so satisfying!!
Skinnynate 747
Skinnynate 747 2 months ago
You live in Florida that’s not a cold start
lee key bum
lee key bum 2 months ago
Whos green Silverado is that?
lee key bum
lee key bum 2 months ago
@Taylor Ray cant wait for that huild
Taylor Ray
Taylor Ray 2 months ago
It’s mine. Was a temporary tow rig while I build my Cummins swapped ford. Has a 6.0/80e in it. Going to be turbo soon.
Carlos Rivera
Carlos Rivera 2 months ago
So when the Koeler goes its getting a K swap of 6.3 with titanium exhaust and 3 pc wheels. Also I appreciate the dad joke with Deck size and the obligatory laugh, all the people over 30 probably gave a legit laugh because we come from a time of Christ Farley and great Adam Sandler films.
Alex Williams
Alex Williams 2 months ago
Did you experience the mind jack that is trying to back one off the trailer for the first time? Everyone Ive loaned mine to has me come unload it for them.
mrfordfairmont
mrfordfairmont 2 months ago
seeing a rhd car on the wrong side of the road make me smile
Zack Bartley
Zack Bartley 2 months ago
Did I just watch someone mow their grass in January? Good God I chose the wrong place to live. We have snow covering the ground right now.
test channel 1
test channel 1 2 months ago
Taylor paint the shop poles that exposed to the weather before they are enclosed .
Dustin Jackson
Dustin Jackson 2 months ago
the stamped valve covers on kohlers are trash and almost never take to a re-seal they make an update kit now that is some sort of polymer and an o-ring
ravenwolf695
ravenwolf695 2 months ago
Did you really just make a video of you mostly cutting grass and half a Million people watched it?? Dude you are doing something right!! Lol
dak r34
dak r34 2 months ago
Only grandmas and tree huggers buy electric weedeaters and blowers but if u want to recharge ur battery 2 or 3 times a day then watever. My stihl aint polluting shite and i dont have to recharge. Ur cars are putting out more pollution than a weedeater
dak r34
dak r34 2 months ago
If it dosnt track straight then adjust the cable nut on the steering bars under the plastic.
Simon Matthews
Simon Matthews 2 months ago
So when are you going to mod it 😂
Craig Loucks
Craig Loucks 2 months ago
Just a bit of a tip (lol, I know everybody, stop) Use trimmer first, then mow. Makes it better to mulch grass and trimmings!
Tom Wood
Tom Wood 2 months ago
Cold starts in Florida. When?
Hooptie Rides&Reviews
Handles have set bolts to adjust it tracking to one side
stoker20
stoker20 2 months ago
I'm sure he cleaned up the road in the front. A couple guys in my neighborhood always blow all their fall leaves into the road in front the house. I hope they don't get run over. 8^(
pistolvanyatrue
pistolvanyatrue 2 months ago
Everyday I wait for your post, And everyday I hope it’s the enclosing of the shop.
Jacob Toy
Jacob Toy 2 months ago
oh and the push bars are adjustable for the hydro just left the seat up they get tweaked over time. some fix it...some say fuck it and mow anyways
Jacob Toy
Jacob Toy 2 months ago
commercial zero turn was the best thing ive ever bought... now i just need a truck, trailer, race car and shop hahaha
DJRevial
DJRevial 2 months ago
You know you're getting old if you're watching a guy mow his lawn
Isaac Garcia
Isaac Garcia 2 months ago
The problem is that he bought a craftsman zero turn
Michael Morgan
Michael Morgan 2 months ago
It might just be the camera audio, but it sounds like it could use another muffler hah
Kevin Jones
Kevin Jones 2 months ago
Reminds me of the POV lawn mower scene from Sinister haha
G Mac
G Mac 2 months ago
Thank you for a very satisfying video 👍🏽
Grilledcheese Eater
Grilledcheese Eater 2 months ago
get a mill and lathe now taylor you'll love it make some brackets you know you want to
MR_ JZ_12
MR_ JZ_12 2 months ago
If its anything like my work, the stock counts out due to covid and no one doing stock take. Could be workers stealing the product or the warehouse not sending the stock to the store.
Jason Embleton
Jason Embleton 2 months ago
I think you have enough grass for that land
Derek Thorpe
Derek Thorpe 2 months ago
The Lawn Care Nut would like to have a word with you Taylor
John Doe
John Doe 2 months ago
11:35 did he really get off the mower to move that little twig?
John Doe
John Doe 2 months ago
That deck size laugh killed me:-)
Scottie b
Scottie b 2 months ago
COMMON man at lest grab a Catcher bag for the law clippings !!!!!!!!!!!!! other wise its like doing half the job !!!!!!!!! ( plus making the grounds you have look like shit ) , ....
Hank Burton
Hank Burton 2 months ago
If I can’t mower it I spray it lol I’m lazy
Mululululu Yusufsai
Mululululu Yusufsai 2 months ago
Idk why but the only thing I could think of when I see this is Timmy from South Park
AKA_VinnyB
AKA_VinnyB 2 months ago
mow on bloke on the other side of the world bloke . AU boys will only understand
TheHarris1999
TheHarris1999 2 months ago
Hangs out with cleetus once, becomes obsessed with lawns and lawn mowers mowers.
TACTICAL TY
TACTICAL TY 2 months ago
6.4 🤮🤮 you couldn’t give me 1... 6.7? Ok nowwww we talking.
King Chevy
King Chevy 2 months ago
next week: LS SWAPPING MY ZERO TURN!
Ominous_skids
Ominous_skids 3 months ago
Also raise the deck of your mower you don’t need it that low, you’ll kill your grass
Ominous_skids
Ominous_skids 3 months ago
Neither “motor” is stronger then the other. The arms just out of adjustment try putting new springs on both sides and adjusting them properly
Merlin Kuder
Merlin Kuder 3 months ago
Taylor Ray can’t run a stock engine! That’s not his style... next episode , Kolher Engine out GSR 1000 swap going in! .... it only fits! Cummins swapped Ford, LS swapped Miata, K-swapped Cifero . What can I say Taylor is a engine swap genius!! Keep it up bud, I love the passion and the builds
Quentin Baldiviez
Quentin Baldiviez 3 months ago
Should throw a turbo on or remove the governor or sum to make it faster lol, looks to slow. Feel like it would be so much more fun skooting around mowing the lawn🤣 but never the less great investment, could start cutting neighbors lawns to make back the money you spend or even start a lil side hustle, my man Taylor out here makin moves👏🏽
David de la Cal
David de la Cal 3 months ago
POV I'm Taylor's landscaper
Fill's Small Engine Nation
Let me know if you need any help 👍
jw33
jw33 3 months ago
Your pair of New Balance are in the mail...
Heriz32
Heriz32 3 months ago
Thought i was gonna watch an Andrew Carmata video
TheAbstractHero
TheAbstractHero 3 months ago
Did anyone else think this was an Andrew Camarata because of the title?
xempt. one
xempt. one 3 months ago
Try getting a catcher bag for it man, makes the grass look really tidy and doesnt blow all the crap everywhere
adrock265
adrock265 3 months ago
A SCOOTER!! :( buy this man a skateboard
Brian Risen
Brian Risen 3 months ago
Anyone else think of King of the Hill when he hit the zero degree on the trailer? I can't remember the episode
Darren Butland
Darren Butland 3 months ago
Drift mower! Ummhmm, drift mower! Oh yeah! Now build an attachment to hold your trimmer so you can mow and edge as you go.
rey dearmas
rey dearmas 3 months ago
I know someone who can include your shop
Mickelson Racing Channel
Nice score! I can’t believe I just watched you do yard work for 20 minutes hahaha
Samsonian
Samsonian 3 months ago
Look out, Mustie1...TRay is coming for YOU!! You will know your doom is complete when Taylor grows out the mutton chops...consider yourself warned! 🤣 🖖😎👍
Kaupo Kuiv
Kaupo Kuiv 3 months ago
too much lawn work. even through the time lapse it was too much. Good find on the lawnmower but don't care to see that much landscaping
Jason Halle
Jason Halle 3 months ago
Dude im a landscaper to save you more time and do a nicer job put a mulch kit on it it will save you time a don a nicer job do it for dale hahhha
Mike Napper
Mike Napper 3 months ago
heck yeah mow money mow money
Hunter
Hunter 3 months ago
Lol Milwaukee ain’t no better than anything else. But that’s your money
That750Guy D.R.B.
That750Guy D.R.B. 3 months ago
Proud of you dude. This was awesome. The whole setup is amazing, the house, the shop its just wicked. Really nice setting. Keep up the good work
Nate F
Nate F 3 months ago
You need to get in touch with Allen the lawn care nut!
Garrett
Garrett 3 months ago
Bets bet it to put new blades on it the local lawnmower shop will most likely have the blades for that mower
austin hardin
austin hardin 3 months ago
unhook the reverse safety switches before you burn the deck clutch out
Garrett
Garrett 3 months ago
It’s either the middle blade is bent, needs sharpening or it’s not there
SIMPLYBEAST1231
SIMPLYBEAST1231 3 months ago
seems like a good deal, i work on them daily and the one thing you want to watch out for on the kohler courages is when you go to start it and while its running you will hear a little hisss noise coming from the head gaskets its a common issue. easy fix though.
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