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AndoTheMando
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hey crew,

Does anyone wear a dust-mask while they are mowing ? 

I'm sucking back truck loads of dust up my nose and I'm thinking I'm going to die of Coal miners black lung !!! 

 

when your working hard and sweating...the last thing I feel like wearing is a dust mask..

 

What do you guys do ?

 

 Cheers ;)


Posted 18 July 2018 - 08:14 PM

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l can't wear them, makes me dry-retch, the only thing l can handle is  a damp http://www.coolhats....pg_sunguard.php   and   

https://wolfsnout.net/shop/riding-accessories/dust_mask_for_landscaping/ 

although they both have their limits


Posted 19 July 2018 - 09:08 AM

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At a commercial job I wear one on the zero turn sometimes, and put the sprinkler on the push mower lawns before I mow to control the dust. Not the most practical solution for resin though.

Occasionally I wear one on the worst lawns but it’s unpleasant
Posted 19 July 2018 - 09:16 AM

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I wear one when i think i am going to cop it, but thats rarely whilst mowing, especially in Melbourne. Mostly I don one when using the blower for extended periods.


Posted 23 July 2018 - 05:18 PM

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l can't wear them, makes me dry-retch, the only thing l can handle is  a damp http://www.coolhats....pg_sunguard.php   and   

https://wolfsnout.net/shop/riding-accessories/dust_mask_for_landscaping/ 

although they both have their limits

thats a good link...thanks


Posted 23 July 2018 - 11:28 PM

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its so dusty here in Sydney...i seem to be sucking in bucket loads of dust ....I blow my nose and its dirt !!   lol


Posted 23 July 2018 - 11:41 PM

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Melbourne, haven't seen dust in weeks.

 

Mud.


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was choking on it today.....dry as a pitbulls sense of humour here


Posted 24 July 2018 - 07:52 PM

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I use something similar to this but the part that is covering his neck I fold back to cover my mouth and nose again. I use it mostly in summer because with a hat, sunglasses and that thing covering my face I have pretty good sun protection. It doesn't get rid of all the dust but it makes a difference. You can get them at fishing shops. I used to wear a disposable mask when I had to use the blower in dusty carparks for long periods, the masks made a big difference.


Posted 24 July 2018 - 08:35 PM

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I use something similar to this but the part that is covering his neck I fold back to cover my mouth and nose again. I use it mostly in summer because with a hat, sunglasses and that thing covering my face I have pretty good sun protection. It doesn't get rid of all the dust but it makes a difference. You can get them at fishing shops. I used to wear a disposable mask when I had to use the blower in dusty carparks for long periods, the masks made a big difference.

I think this is a good idea.....Those dust masks get in the way of my safety glasses....

Cheers


Posted 24 July 2018 - 08:49 PM




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