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Nitro Fuel killed my grass

Old 05-07-2010, 12:43 PM
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Default Nitro Fuel killed my grass

Broke in a new engine a couple weeks ago, on the grass in the back yard. Now the place where the grass got exhaust all over it is brown and dead. How effective is RC fuel at killing grass - pretty darn good. Now the question is, is the soil dead too? Does it act like permanent weed and grass killer or will it grow back in a couple of weeks? Anybody know? Should I just till up the soil and re-seed or remove the soil. Dont know if it breaks down on it's own or if I'll have to take more drastic measures to get the grass to grow back.

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Old 05-07-2010, 01:57 PM
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The grass will grow back greener than ever due to the nitro in the fuel
Old 05-07-2010, 02:21 PM
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Yeah I howered a 60 size chopper for running in in the front lawn lots of smoke .On the however spots big dead regions of grass.It grew back of its own accord but might have taken a year to do that cant remember

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It seems that it only kills grass or other desired plants. The test stand at our field is knee high in weeds. figures
Old 05-07-2010, 05:22 PM
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Ok thanks guys. I'll just wait for it to grow back on its own.
Old 05-09-2010, 06:30 PM
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Default RE: Nitro Fuel killed my grass

lol that happened to me too....im pretty sure the nitro is all burned up unless its slobberingly rich, what may kill the grass is the oily residue that clogs the "pores" in the grass and doesnt allow it to "breathe"
Old 05-09-2010, 06:45 PM
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Default RE: Nitro Fuel killed my grass

I also think the oil probably is the killer. Watering the grass, or a couple of rainy days, will help wash it away.
Old 05-11-2010, 03:12 PM
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dilute some dish washing soap and spay area. Repeat the following week. The soap is good for the grass and breaks down oils.
Old 05-16-2010, 09:30 PM
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It happens with FAI fuel too....

I think is the hot oil expelled what kills the grass!
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have no private house so far. But I would dream to have my own lawn, I would take care of it every day.
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