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Im out of commission for a few days yesterday I was mowing my grass on my front hill and I rolled my mower it rolled about 3 times and I landed in the ditch. It scared the hell out of me because the mower rolled over me and the blades was still running dont know why the seat switch didnt work . Im pretty sore today got a rib that hurts from my back to around under my boob and my neck hurts but I can move everything ok but it hurts didnt go to hospital yet anyway dont think I broke nothing just stoved up good . I tore my John Deere LX176 all to hell busted the hood in pieces but it still runs .Think Im getting to old to mow my hillside yard
 

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Real glad the outcome wasn’t much worse for you the heck with the mower. Unless you don’t have health insurance I don’t understand why you don’t get checked out. Visible injuries are one thing but it’s the invisible ones are the ones you’ll pay for later on. Just a suggestion from first hand experience.
 

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Maybe get a machine with double rear tires...they are virtually untippable...glad you're ok.
A Wright stander with double rears would be my choice...that way you can just step right off of it.
Ventrac makes a nice double front rear mower but they are $$$$$...if you have the property that needs it though and something happening like in your situation, I might consider it...
 

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Joekacz is right. Best to know now what, if anything, is wrong.
Yesterday, I was returning from fishing when I saw a kid mowing the VERY steep dam end of a pond north of Louisville. He was running sidehill & hadn't gone over (YET). I'm talking a hill at least 45 degrees.
Mike
 

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Maybe get a machine with double rear tires...they are virtually untippable...glad you're ok.
A Wright stander with double rears would be my choice...that way you can just step right off of it.
Ventrac makes a nice double front rear mower but they are $$$$$...if you have the property that needs it though and something happening like in your situation, I might consider it...
Used to have an old Bolens I put duals on the rear for that exact reason. Would slide sideways before turning over.
In the winter...would put chains on the duals and that thing would plow snow like crazy.
 

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Many years ago when we were just teenagers my friend flipped a rider while cutting the old widows yard at the end of the street. Cut his achilies tendon. He crawled to the ladies porch to get her to call for help. She went back in and came out with a mop to clean the blood he was leaving all over her front porch. Help did arrive and after surgery and a hospital stay he recovered. Remember it like it was yesterday although it was over 50 years ago. Glad you were not seriously injured! Those slopes are nothing to mess with on a mower.
 

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Sorry to hear that you did the same thing as I did. Two sundays ago I flipped my John Deere gt 262. I was pinned under it for about 5 minutes until my wife heard me calling for help. I went to the hospital to check for any injuries that I might not know about(internal bleeding). I found out that I have 4 broken ribs. Fast forward two weeks and my follow up appointment I had an x ray on my shoulder. Seeing a specialist this week because I may have a break in my scapula and I’ll need an mri for any ligament/muscle damage. With all that being said I consider myself lucky. Take care!
 

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Came close to losing my best friend when his mower rolled over with him on it...like 3-4 times. His wife was working and he had to crawl to the house and call 911. He was near death and beat up really bad. Sad to say, he'll never be the same health-wise and he can't really do much of anything even after 3-5 years now. It's just not worth getting hurt for a few blades of grass.

Glad you're ok!! :)
 

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Had a place where the land owner let us trap turtles in the creek that ran through his property. Rolled his mower into the creek pinned him and drowned him. Glad you aren't any worse than you are. God speed, heal fast.
 

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good lord that was a good size JD too. Glad you doing good, take a trip to dr. if you dont feel right in day or so..
 

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My BIL was wade-fishing in about a foot or so of water on some mossy rocks. He twisted his ankle and hobbled home. Next morning he couldn't walk and went in to see about it. They operated on him and he now has some pins and screws in his ankle. True story.
 

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my dad rolled a mower about 8 years ago. didnt go to Dr. Had a shoulder problem since. He has some tears that never got taken care and just found out a year ago.
 

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my dad rolled a mower about 8 years ago. didnt go to Dr. Had a shoulder problem since. He has some tears that never got taken care and just found out a year ago.
I had a slight tear in my shoulder for about a year from the dog jerking the leash when I wasn't looking. Couldn't lift my arm above my head without pain. Finally went to the doc and he had me take perscription strength Aleve to reduce the inflamation. It's 500mg where the OTC bottle is 200mg. Took those for about a week and did some physical therapy(which included a lot of casting for fish) and the problem was mostly gone! I'd say I'm at 95% now. Just glad to avoind having surgery!
 
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