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Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 01-07-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,350
Posted By HPI_Savage25
It will sell well over 1000. Heck it will sell...

It will sell well over 1000. Heck it will sell over $2000. In my area you can't find a trailer without a walker on it. Walker mowers sell very quick here. I have 2 people looking at it now. Hopefully...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 01-06-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,350
Posted By HPI_Savage25
Walker MC GHS with GHS and SD decks

Here I have a Walker MC with a 36" GHS Deck. I believe the mower is a 91 but not exactly sure. It runs great and I have used it for about a year now. I am about to get out of school so I am looking...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 11-17-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,738
Posted By HPI_Savage25
The last job I did was no where near that size....

The last job I did was no where near that size. Maybe half that size or a 1/4 and I was at $400 for the job. It required two trips to the dump with a 8 yard dump trailer that we filled up. Hour wise...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 11-15-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,332
Posted By HPI_Savage25
For the right price, driving isn't bad. You just...

For the right price, driving isn't bad. You just have to calculate the time it takes to get there along with the gas it takes to get there and back. If its a 20 minute drive one way, that ends up...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 11-15-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,992
Posted By HPI_Savage25
Hahah NICE!!! I don't think I would have ever...

Hahah NICE!!! I don't think I would have ever finished that hedge. :D

Snip....stare...snip...stare...snip...stare....
Forum: Promote your products or services 11-14-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,777
Posted By HPI_Savage25
You can save money and make money at the same...

You can save money and make money at the same time. You can save money on your oil changes by not having to do them so much. You can make money by being a dealer and selling to others. The good thing...
Forum: Promote your products or services 11-14-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,777
Posted By HPI_Savage25
Amsoil opportunities!

This can actually benefit anyone and everyone on this forum. I actually found out about this while looking into being an AMSOIL dealer, but when you become an AMSOIL dealer, you also become an...
Forum: General Talk 09-20-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,919
Posted By HPI_Savage25
I bought my trailer from Xtra Tuff down in...

I bought my trailer from Xtra Tuff down in Eastman, GA. It was much cheaper than anywhere else we looked at. We got a 16f enclosed v nose, extra 6" added to the ceiling, mag wheels, wiring to hook to...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 09-08-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,989
Posted By HPI_Savage25
Man I wish I could get away from not...

Man I wish I could get away from not bagging....

Down here almost everyone runs Walker mowers so they bag....especially the bermuda and zoisa yards.

If I have a yard that is centipede or such I...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 09-07-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,177
Posted By HPI_Savage25
Looking back now, I should have never even taken...

Looking back now, I should have never even taken the job or told her that it would be well over her $60 she wanted to spend. If I priced it like I would have wanted, I would have charged about...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 09-05-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,177
Posted By HPI_Savage25
Just an update on this job. I got the Walker...

Just an update on this job. I got the Walker fixed (ended up being a broken spring thank goodness!). I went back and finished the job right away. I got paid and was gone, lol. I thought about telling...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 08-30-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,868
Posted By HPI_Savage25
Nope I haven't had any issues. Down here Stihl is...

Nope I haven't had any issues. Down here Stihl is the only thing people will run with the few running Echo.

I have a BR600 blower that I bought about 6months ago. A FS90 weed eater that is about...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 08-30-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,978
Posted By HPI_Savage25
Haha I hear you on the belt drive. This will not...

Haha I hear you on the belt drive. This will not be my main mower though. I have a Walker GHS that I use on a lot of my yards. Mainly all of them right now that I don't use a push mower on.

I have...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 08-30-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,978
Posted By HPI_Savage25
Haha to be honest I'm not sure on the...

Haha to be honest I'm not sure on the size....Guess that is mistake number one?

I'd say they are all about 1/4 of an acre.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 08-29-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,978
Posted By HPI_Savage25
Encore Premier 36" walk behind

Ok so a buddy of mine has a 36" walk behind. Encore Premier 36" with a kawasaki engine on it.

He is asking $750 for it and looks in good shape. It is in my trailer right now and he is letting me...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 08-27-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,177
Posted By HPI_Savage25
I am still in college and I am going for my...

I am still in college and I am going for my Horticulture Diploma so I do this after school and when I'm not in school although I run this as any other business.

I like to make a minimum or $25/hr

I...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 08-27-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,177
Posted By HPI_Savage25
hahahha Yeah I wish....I just want to get the job...

hahahha Yeah I wish....I just want to get the job done and hope she never calls me back.
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 08-27-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,177
Posted By HPI_Savage25
Yeah I know exactly what you mean. She might get...

Yeah I know exactly what you mean. She might get someone to come cut it for $60 now but hell I already did 1/2 the work!

Should have been about a $100 job but I figured I'd be nice....maybe I will...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 08-27-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,177
Posted By HPI_Savage25
Rant for the day....

Ok so I was browsing good ole CL the other day and ran across an ad. Here is the specific ad

http://augusta.craigslist.org/fgs/3218865059.html



I went by and looked at the yard, wasn't too bad...
Forum: Promote your products or services 08-22-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,519
Posted By HPI_Savage25
I like the sound of this!! On a side note...I am...

I like the sound of this!!

On a side note...I am working on my own game myself....except this will be a web based game.

Something like hotrodwars.com

simple but fun!
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 08-13-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,384
Posted By HPI_Savage25
So far I have only lost 1 customer this year and...

So far I have only lost 1 customer this year and I just lost him last week. It really sucks because he was one of my best customers. Was a front yard only, every week and was $50. I was in and out in...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 08-09-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,005
Posted By HPI_Savage25
Most of all my clients are within 10mins of where...

Most of all my clients are within 10mins of where I dump and get my mulch from so I just include it in with the price of the mulch. If I were to be driving 20-30 miles out then I will charge...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 08-09-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,005
Posted By HPI_Savage25
All depends on how long it actually takes you. I...

All depends on how long it actually takes you.

I get my mulch for $26.75/yard. If I can just lay the mulch down and I don't have to clean the beds out then I charge $80/yard. If I have to go through...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-20-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,323
Posted By HPI_Savage25
The way I do all of my yards is pretty much if I...

The way I do all of my yards is pretty much if I show up, then the yard gets cut. I may not edge or weed eat everytime depending on how it looks. I do try and at least run the weed eater in the key...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-17-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,608
Posted By HPI_Savage25
Sounds to me like its gears stripped. It actually...

Sounds to me like its gears stripped. It actually pulls halfway in 1st. 2nd doesn't work at all. 3rd will work if the rear wheels are up but as soon as you try on the ground you can hear something...
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