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Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-01-2013, 09:44 PM
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Posted By 6295danny
Im not sure thats needed... Im new so not...

Im not sure thats needed... Im new so not sure...I just called, set up appointments an showed up... done around 300 places but it paid off...Also would hand out as many cards as possible while I was...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-01-2013, 07:18 PM
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Views: 2,758
Posted By 6295danny
Wilcox Im in the same boat... I just started out...

Wilcox Im in the same boat... I just started out this season... I would start the cheap way no matter what these guys tell ya... All I did was have zazzle make me a few thousand business cards. I...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-01-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,569
Posted By 6295danny
You think thats a issue with 8 years under your belt...

Look man thats not worth the worry... I just started my lawn care this season... I have one nice 10 building complex an I got with a few small others.. Today I received a call for a bid thanks to one...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 02-05-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,880
Posted By 6295danny
Talking I wanted the cheetah but I demo the tiger cat an...

I wanted the cheetah but I demo the tiger cat an for the money I liked the tiger cat best.. Save about 2 grand an I like the old hydros that are proven better from listing to to other lawn care guys...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-17-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,042
Posted By 6295danny
This is what Im using now..

This is what Im using now..
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-17-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,880
Posted By 6295danny
Thanks guys thats some good info. I think I may...

Thanks guys thats some good info. I think I may wait till the season starts an demo one to see if the cheetah will be added to my business. I love the turf tiger its a really nice ztr. They do seem...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-16-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,042
Posted By 6295danny
Not sure on the square footage of all of them....

Not sure on the square footage of all of them. The biggest one I got is 15 acres but when we measured what had to be mowed it was more like 6 acres. I had the square footage just dont remember it...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-16-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,880
Posted By 6295danny
Turf Tiger or Cheetah

Hi Im new here an to the business. I purchaced a turf tiger this month an some sthil equipment from a local dealer. I went back an was telling him I may need another mower at the start of the season....
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-16-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,042
Posted By 6295danny
Yea Steve that all sounds about right. I would...

Yea Steve that all sounds about right. I would like to have some more residential yards but alot of those are taken here by school kids. Funny thing is the reason I got the job is because im the only...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-15-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,721
Posted By 6295danny
Im in hattiesburg MS. I come thru there alot on...

Im in hattiesburg MS. I come thru there alot on my way to mccomb an gloster area. Well use to. Havent been in a while now.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-15-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,042
Posted By 6295danny
Well that would work if I was using the same...

Well that would work if I was using the same equipment. I have upgraded from a cub cadet 50 ztr stamped deck I use for my own yard. POS the hydros suck. To a scag turf tiger 61in deck. I was also...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 01-14-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,805
Posted By 6295danny
Im new myself to the lawn care world. I was gonna...

Im new myself to the lawn care world. I was gonna do flyers but as I am aiming more towards commercial jobs I decided to go with the business cards. I have a friend that owns a ladies clothing store....
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-14-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,042
Posted By 6295danny
I never considered workers comp.... How does that...

I never considered workers comp.... How does that work. Guessing its different state by state right. I think I was just reading unless ya have over 3 workers working full time, workers comp doesn't...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-14-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,042
Posted By 6295danny
Ok got ya. Glad I didn't just bid for the 60hr...

Ok got ya. Glad I didn't just bid for the 60hr...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-14-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,042
Posted By 6295danny
Ill figure it either way. Sorry if this is...

Ill figure it either way. Sorry if this is getting old but u keep replyn. Anyone else charge by the hour. How do you do it an be fair but profit.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-14-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,042
Posted By 6295danny
So ur saying I need to charge 120 hr if I have a...

So ur saying I need to charge 120 hr if I have a helper?
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-14-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,042
Posted By 6295danny
Well I didn't think chargen another 60hr for one...

Well I didn't think chargen another 60hr for one helper was fair price. Im not paying my helper that much by far. I just cut it for a grand a month last summer an they put gas in my equipment. I...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-14-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,042
Posted By 6295danny
No not pissed but dont wanna be the bad guy an...

No not pissed but dont wanna be the bad guy an over price. Wanna be fair is all. I wanna keep people comen back to me for there lawn care needs.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-14-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,042
Posted By 6295danny
Ok let me be honest I got a local lawn care guy...

Ok let me be honest I got a local lawn care guy to bid it lol. An thats how I got 2500 for 2 cuttings a month. After i bid an got the job I feel I am charging to much. I thought about 60hr is a fair...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-14-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,042
Posted By 6295danny
Ok U must not have read my first post. Im new...

Ok U must not have read my first post. Im new never done this for a living. I was using crap equipment last summer. Now I have commercial. I have no idea on what gas prices will run in new equipment....
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-14-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,042
Posted By 6295danny
It only took 2 guys 7 or 8 hours to mow an...

It only took 2 guys 7 or 8 hours to mow an weedeat it from the other crew. I had residential equipment last year. Im looking at me an another guy spending 16hrs a month there for 2500 bucks.. Last...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-14-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,042
Posted By 6295danny
I dont have any pics. Sorry.

I dont have any pics. Sorry.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-14-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,042
Posted By 6295danny
Pricing ????

I got a large apartment complex I bid on last year an think I got it for this year. I mowed it for cash last 2 months of the summer last year due to there normal lawn care guys just not showing up....
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-14-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,721
Posted By 6295danny
Cutting it Close

Hi Guys Im from south MS an just starting a lawn care business for 2013. Hoping to read alot of these forms an learn enough to get started anyhow. Steve thanks for the welcoming an I have already...
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