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Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-07-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By daddy03w
well the travel is none cause i live here!!...

well the travel is none cause i live here!!

time is like 5-7 mins per lot and if you take that times 125 or so you will get about 11 hours give or take an hour or so for fill ups and lunch.

I...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-07-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,133
Posted By daddy03w
The last company that was doing this came in with...

The last company that was doing this came in with 2 guys and it would take all day. with a 60" lazer z and a 52" turf tracer, they never used blowers to clean off anything except up by the office.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-07-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,133
Posted By daddy03w
well my thing is that i am currently still a...

well my thing is that i am currently still a small company only have 7 residential clients that i carried over from the failed attempt with my step-dad.

this would boost my business by more than...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-07-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,133
Posted By daddy03w
multiple lot mobile home park 80.44 acres

I just found out that the manager of the mobile home community I live in fired their snowplowing and mowing contractor. They really had a bad experience with the snowplowing. But since they fired him...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-26-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,860
Posted By daddy03w
Hello I am east of you in ohio, about 30 mins...

Hello I am east of you in ohio, about 30 mins east of cincy. Here we have about another possible 2 weeks before we start most mowing around here.
Forum: General Talk 03-26-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,624
Posted By daddy03w
i have had 2 properties from a real estate agent...

i have had 2 properties from a real estate agent and also mowed her business property. the 2 properties i have got from this agent and both were owned by a bank, the banks were responsible for my...
Forum: General Talk 03-22-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,624
Posted By daddy03w
I have gone in and talked to several different...

I have gone in and talked to several different realtor companies and none of them do work on a property, it is the responsibility of the owner to do to prep for any kind of showing to sell the house....
Forum: General Talk 03-12-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,624
Posted By daddy03w
realtors

I have been listening to the podcasts and heard one where lawn care pros are working with real estate companies or agents. I have tried to work with realtors and none of the real estate agents pay...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 01-29-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,038
Posted By daddy03w
You can find some good commercial mowers on...

You can find some good commercial mowers on craigslist if you look
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-13-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,782
Posted By daddy03w
I am getting ready to look into it with my bank....

I am getting ready to look into it with my bank. They have it available if you have a business account. My bank is Chase....
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 01-13-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,485
Posted By daddy03w
Yeah Walker Mowers Are kinda in the high end of...

Yeah Walker Mowers Are kinda in the high end of lawn care.
they are more aimed at high end lawn care providers. The couple providers i know that use walker make upwards of $100 for 15-25 mins before...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 01-07-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,485
Posted By daddy03w
A 91 ish model would sell for around 750-1000.00...

A 91 ish model would sell for around 750-1000.00 for the tractor and deck

I am getting ready to buy a 97 MT with a 48" deck for 2000.00 which is the best model they make.

dealer put a retail price...
Forum: General Business Discussions 12-31-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,325
Posted By daddy03w
Commercial Lawn Care bids question

I have been trying to put in a couple commercial property bids and keep getting denied do to the snow plowing as i do not have a truck to plow with, i mainly just want the lawn mowing part of the...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 12-28-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,379
Posted By daddy03w
Do not like standers! Around where I live you are...

Do not like standers!
Around where I live you are lucky to find a mower with less than 1000 hours on it.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 12-27-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,379
Posted By daddy03w
ok look at this website and tell me if anything...

ok look at this website and tell me if anything looks good

http://emmettequipment.com/used-equipment
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 12-27-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,379
Posted By daddy03w
I am looking at the MT/MC/MD either one with GHS....

I am looking at the MT/MC/MD either one with GHS. what I am looking for is, whether or not it is a worth the cost even if purchasing a used mower.
I am looking at pro's and con's anyone may think...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 12-27-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,722
Posted By daddy03w
1. partnerships are bad 2. working with family...

1. partnerships are bad
2. working with family bad

i thought i would give it a shot and see what happens, thought i could get it to work.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 12-25-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,379
Posted By daddy03w
Walker Mower

Does anyone have a Walker mower? Can you tell me pros/cons for it that you have found out since owning?

and maybe post pictures on here?
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 12-25-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,722
Posted By daddy03w
he has decided to shut the business down and come...

he has decided to shut the business down and come to find out from my mom that he never had plans to continue more than just this year. Some other things are in the works that i have found out that...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 12-03-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,517
Posted By daddy03w
go with this...

go with this mower

http://www.walkermowers.com/
check them out on youtube
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Wr_2KwQ514&feature=share&list=PLDB4AB8B08048C3B3

you can get deck up to 74" and decks are...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 11-18-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,374
Posted By daddy03w
I love the walker mower just cant afford one yet...

I love the walker mower just cant afford one yet but i have been watching the videos on them for years now.

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDB4AB8B08048C3B3

this is a playlist on youtube...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 11-18-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,722
Posted By daddy03w
around here we really dont ask for upfront...

around here we really dont ask for upfront money.


i think you are thinking about father-in-law by saying "his Daughters" when neither my wife or myself am related to him except by marriage he...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 11-18-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,722
Posted By daddy03w
The mulch jobs i had were not that big they were...

The mulch jobs i had were not that big they were small in comparison to some i have seen done by some of the big lawn care companies around me. I have seen some where they are bringing in 3-4 1 ton...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 10-28-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,722
Posted By daddy03w
I have been in a long debate about what i am...

I have been in a long debate about what i am doing next year but my wife and I have discussed and are agreed that i am gonna do my own thing next year and basically tell my step dad that he can have...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 10-22-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,722
Posted By daddy03w
Partnership or solo

Hello my name is Shawn. I have been trying to start my mowing business for a few years now and was finally able to get my step dad to get a loan for me. when we talked about it we were doing a...
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