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Posts Tagged ‘Lawn Mower’

I am man. I make fire. Fire good.

In Adventures on September 30, 2009 at 12:36 am

1. I like to think of myself as a relatively handy guy. I can swing a hammer and wield a paint brush without causing too much destruction. But one thing I’ve never felt comfortable around is the internal combustion engine.

2. Knowing how to fix stuff is helpful in the quest for not buying excess new stuff. Read the rest of this entry »

Lawn Mowers

In Adventures on May 14, 2009 at 12:13 am

As I was mowing the lawn tonight I looked down and noticed that my Craftsman lawnmower was Made In The USA. Neat.

I bought it used last year, so I wasn’t particularly concerned at the time, although I was happy to buy a perfectly functional beater mower to cut my postage-stamp sized lawn. Read the rest of this entry »

MITUSA-Mania is Sweeping (or Mowing) the USA

In Adventures on May 4, 2009 at 12:56 am

Hey, look! My obsessive compulsiveness is rubbing off on my friends.

From reader Dan:

I’ve been wanting to buy an old fashioned reel lawnmower for some time and finally think I’m going to bite the bullet and buy one.  I was between a Scott’s Mower and an American Lawnmower Company mower, but (and this is where you come in) the decision may have been already made for me since it appears that the American Lawnmower Company’s mower is made in America (according to  In honor of your great MITUSA quest, I think we’ll go with the American Lawnmower Company model!

Aw, shucks.