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September 09, 2019

LAWN RANGERS UPDATE

The World Famous Lawn Rangers once again marched in the Arcola (Ill.) Broom Corn Festival Saturday, and as usual astonished the crowd with their machine-like precision lawnmower-and-broom maneuvers. Here's a YouTube video that was shot by The Amazing Steve, who was somehow able to keep his hands steady despite the awesomeness he was witnessing. This blog appears at about the 3:00 mark, wearing a dark cowboy-style hat.

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It was tremendous. I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. They mowed in fairly straight lines and everything.

I've seen a lot of parades including full dress military parades. But none of them had the level of precision that is displayed in this video. Kudos to the Lawn Rangers.

I was hoping to see Johnny Preston.

The Lawn Rangers have quite a sizeable group. It was thrilling really
something else to watch that video.

There must be subtle differences between a "cowboy-style hat" and a "cowboy hat."

I've seen high school marching bands with fewer members. You looked great. I especially liked how you all stopped for a full ten seconds for mental review before performing your next routine.

Excellent. Not since "Stripes" have I seen such military precision.
All that's missing is an attendant following the brigade with a shovel, to clean up any "accidents"...

The Further Adventures of the Lawn Ranger and his Faithful Companion Toro.

I did not watch the video. My doctor said my blood pressure was slightly elevated and advised that I not participate in any strenuous venues.

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