Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum

» Welcome to the Gopher Lawn Care Business Forum
GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum

GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum (http://www.gopherforum.com/forum-index.php)
-   Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. (http://www.gopherforum.com/forumdisplay.php?f=31)
-   -   self propelled walk behind mower?? (http://www.gopherforum.com/showthread.php?t=6417)

Larry's Lawns 03-19-2008 08:36 AM

The lower end 'self propelled' mowers I've gotten in the past just aren't gonna do it for me as I ramp up to full time. The least amount of debris gathered in the drive area henders the performance to the point of not being any assistance. I of course need reliability, good cuts, and it to pull me along without fail. Is this attainable?? What mowers do this? - Thanx in advance for replies, the advice I've gotten here has proven good everytime.

Little's 03-19-2008 10:01 AM

I have a Snapper from my local saw shop. It is strong and reliable. Also the deck is designed to provide an incredible suction to clean up all the junk in the lawn. They also sell a special blade that will double the suction/ It has a type of wing attached to both ends. They whole set up works great.

Larry's Lawns 03-20-2008 08:21 AM

thanx for the feedback.. bringing up snapper paid off. always been happy with thier products for just personal use, but had let the brand slip from forefront of my memory. did a search and found a local dealer has began selling them. - i had checked with this small shop last year a couple times but they were so swamped. each time the line of people was at least 10 deep and the yard was just amazingly full of equipment. - they've made some changes like doing warranty work on only thier sales, adding a couple brands and mechanics. I talked with the guy about how busy he gets and turnaround times. He couldn't make official promises but will give priority best he can to us who make a living with the equipment, trying for 3 days or less turnaround. ** the snapper mower's drive is above the deck and behind the motor which looks like a much less likely place for debris affect it.

looks like you sparked a good train of thought, much appreciated.

Larry's Lawns 03-20-2008 08:32 AM

thanx for the feedback.. bringing up snapper paid off. always been happy with thier products for just personal use, but had let the brand slip from forefront of my memory. did a search and found a local dealer has began selling them. - i had checked with this small shop last year a couple times but they were so swamped. each time the line of people was at least 10 deep and the yard was just amazingly full of equipment. - they've made some changes like doing warranty work on only thier sales, adding a couple brands and mechanics. I talked with the guy about how busy he gets and turnaround times. He couldn't make official promises but will give priority best he can to us who make a living with the equipment, trying for 3 days or less turnaround. ** the snapper mower's drive is above the deck and behind the motor which looks like a much less likely place for debris affect it.

looks like you sparked a good train of thought, much appreciated.

TnT Outdoor ervices 03-20-2008 11:27 AM

You can never go wrong with an exmark or scag. They may cost alittle bit more but they are the best. I have owned both.

Larry's Lawns 03-22-2008 06:38 AM

thanx TNT.. my rookie-ness exposed here.. new brand names to me.. and again a great line of thought sparked. - searches on those showed me a couple more dealers nearby I hadn't found yet. a tractor dealer here in town has the scag equipment available.

i'll have to have some blessings in this ramp-up phase to afford this anytime soon, but now I know there's a local dealer of great equipment. doesn't sound like much, but really a big stepping stone


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:07 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Having an issue with...
Mr. Mow
04-27-2016 03:58 PM
Yesterday 05:04 AM
by Sprinkler Buddy
2 72
Hello From Virginia
JJand M Lawncare
04-25-2016 01:02 PM
04-27-2016 05:20 PM
by Steve
5 101
Hello from Calgary
Freshcut
04-22-2016 06:10 PM
04-25-2016 05:46 PM
by Freshcut
2 100
knowledge is Key
Greg'slawnandlandscape
04-23-2016 02:23 AM
04-25-2016 02:40 PM
by Steve
2 99
Echo Bed Redefiner...
NPM_LLC
04-12-2016 10:54 AM
04-22-2016 06:15 PM
by Freshcut
4 296
Has anyone done a garden?
Brian3137
03-28-2016 10:42 AM
04-22-2016 04:42 PM
by biglee
13 9,717
What would you charge?
markty
04-18-2016 03:28 PM
04-22-2016 09:01 AM
by chris2500hd
6 245
Replaced Mower Engine
Sprinkler Buddy
04-15-2016 06:21 AM
04-19-2016 11:03 AM
by Sprinkler Buddy
6 241
Hello from Oklahoma
Ron Hall
03-24-2016 06:59 PM
04-16-2016 03:51 AM
by Ron Hall
9 9,441
Laying down some stripes
MATTNAPIER89
04-11-2016 09:55 PM
04-14-2016 11:55 PM
by Steve
3 313
Find out what business...
MATTNAPIER89
04-11-2016 09:58 PM
04-13-2016 12:32 PM
by MATTNAPIER89
2 270
Hello my name is Matt
MATTNAPIER89
04-11-2016 09:46 PM
04-13-2016 12:58 AM
by Steve
1 220
How to drop some...
nickeckes
04-11-2016 01:07 AM
04-12-2016 05:22 PM
by Steve
4 300
Trash Receptacle for a...
tannerduncan
04-12-2016 05:02 PM
04-12-2016 05:19 PM
by Steve
1 200
Small Project Lawn
tannerduncan
03-31-2016 08:21 PM
04-12-2016 05:16 PM
by Steve
7 9,325
Please Help! Bidding...
Dorali
02-15-2016 12:02 PM
04-06-2016 01:08 AM
by Steve
36 12,979
Hello
pbcleff
04-05-2016 07:45 PM
04-06-2016 12:35 AM
by Steve
1 393
Hello
llewelwa
03-18-2016 12:47 AM
04-05-2016 12:14 AM
by Steve
3 9,312
Poop and Scooping
llewelwa
04-01-2016 05:48 PM
04-05-2016 12:08 AM
by Steve
1 9,102
help with sole...
greenbuds
03-24-2016 12:21 PM
04-04-2016 05:33 PM
by WarriorLandscapingCAN
2 9,267
Read more about these lawn care business marketing categories.
General Business:
GopherHaul, Podcast
How to Estimate - Services To Offer:
Aeration, Apartment / Condo, bed edging, Color Change Plantings, Dethatching, Edging, Fall Leaf Cleanups, Foreclosed Homes, Gutter Cleaning, Hardscaping, Hedge Trimming, Home Safety Inspection, Irrigation, Landscape Project, Lawn Mower Repair, Mowing, Mulch Jobs, Outdoor decoration, Parking Lot Cleanups, Pet Waste Removal, Pressure Washing, Property Management, Snow plowing, Stump Grinding, Tree Removal
How to Estimate Jobs:
Lawn Care Business:
Barter, Bikini Lawn Care, Business Failure, Business loan, Business Plan, Debt, Debt Collection, Estimate or Proposal Form, Franchise, Fuel surcharge, How to sell, Insurance, Job Tracking, Lawn Care Contract, Lawn Care Customer Survey, Lawn Care Uniform, Lawn Care Videos, Operational Costs, Overhead Costs, Prepay, Pricing, Start up, Tiger Time Lawn Care,
Lawn Care Business Books:
Lawn Care Customers:
Buying customers, Commercial Customers, Customer Retention, How to get, Residential Customers
Lawn Care Employees:
1 Man Lawn Crew, Bonus Pay, training, Your First Employee
lawn care equipment:
bed edger, Lawn Care Truck, Leaf Sweeper, Mower, New Arrival, Trailer, UltraVac
Lawn Care Marketing:
Billboard, Brochure, Business Card, Community Projects To Promote Your Business, Coupons, Cross Promotion / Synergy, Direct Mail, Door hanger, door to door, Free Giveaway Contest, Free Lawn Care Flyer Template, Gift or Discount Cards, home show, Internet, Lawn Care Business Sales Letter, Lawn Care Logo, Lawn Care Marketing, Lawn Care Truck & Trailer Signs, Lawn Care Website, Lawn Signs, Magazine Ad, Magnets, Mailing list, Marketing on Craigslist.com, Newspaper Ads, Parade, Postcards, publicity stunt, Referrals, Review My Lawn Care Marketing Material, t-shirt, Welcoming Kit, Word Of Mouth
Seasonal Promotion Ideas:
4th of July, Armed Forces Day, Christmas, Election Day, Fall, Halloween, Memorial Day, Spring, Summer, Valentine's Day, Veteran's Day, Winter:
Software:
Estimation Software, Landscaper Software, Landscaping Business Software, Landscaping Estimate Software, Landscaping Software, Lawn Care Business Software, Lawn Care Estimating Software, Lawn Care Software, Mowing Software
Uncategorized:
Video:
Website:
Search Engine Optimization
» Lawn Care Business Discussion Categories
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:07 PM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:07 PM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy