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Local name for a lawnmower

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Post by cypress Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:22 pm

What is the local word for lawnmower. I am trying to find them in the Hope Depot catalogue. The official name cortacésped does not work. It starts with a p

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Post by Ezzie Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:26 pm

maquina de corte el pasto

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Post by slainte39 Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:30 pm

Ezzie wrote:maquina de corte el pasto

 Machine that cuts grass......jaja, that works.

....PODADORA....

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Post by Ezzie Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:32 pm

… or sometimes it is called a "cortadora de cesped"

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Post by cypress Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:35 pm

slainte39 wrote:
Ezzie wrote:maquina de corte el pasto

 Machine that cuts grass......jaja, that works.

....PODADORA....

That is the word. Thanks

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Post by brigitte Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:37 pm


except that it is podar and not cortar when speaking about grass.. je je ..yes podadora sounds a whole lot better..

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Post by slainte39 Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:39 pm

!Ojala! ?Cuantos nombres se pueden encontrar? lol!

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Post by brigitte Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:42 pm

The best place to buy one is in Jocotepec according to my gardener, the place on the right leaving town on the way to Guadalajara..

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Post by cypress Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:12 pm

brigitte wrote:The best place to buy one is in Jocotepec according to my gardener, the place on the right leaving town on the way to Guadalajara..
Yes, that is where we are going. I wanted to get some idea of prices first.

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Post by brigitte Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:56 pm

the place can also repair the machines which is a plus-

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Post by slainte39 Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:13 am

brigitte wrote:
except that it is podar and not cortar when speaking about grass.. je je ..yes podadora sounds a whole lot better..


It has been podadora for as long as I can remember and before that they were called chivos de pasto alimentado.


Cesped es muy espanol.

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Post by brigitte Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:35 pm

never heard cesped around here.. pasto yes and our friends from Chaiapas call it sacate but that us because they do not grown things they do not eat.. Yes Chivos work really well too.. ha ha..

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Post by CanuckBob Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:53 pm

My lawnmowers name is Juan........ Beer Beer

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Post by cypress Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:24 pm

So we went to Jocotepec. That place on the right only has expensive lawnmowers for sale now. In the past their repair service was excellent.
We went back a few blocks towards. On the opposite side of the street a few blocks away is the Stihl store. They had a good selection and we bought one there. They don't do service.

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