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Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 07-20-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By kslawn
Lonnie....Soil compaction is treated by...

Lonnie....Soil compaction is treated by Aeration....
Soil quality and weeds are treated with Fertilizers etc...
Lawns that have various types of grass in them is common at least in my area,...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 07-19-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By kslawn
Lonnie...by crop rotation, you mean putting the...

Lonnie...by crop rotation, you mean putting the carrots 'this year' where the onions used to be 'last year'??? etc, etc....

If so I'm not sure exactly what you mean or how it relates to lawns,...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-19-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By kslawn
You have to charge the bi-weeklys at least half...

You have to charge the bi-weeklys at least half again what you are charging for a weekly cutting.

No need to charge the same price as you are spending more time on their lawn, less profit and more...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-19-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By kslawn
Welcome back! I would check around to see what...

Welcome back!

I would check around to see what mowers are out there before I put money into a broken down mower.

There are plenty of used Ztr's out there for cheap!!!
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 07-16-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By kslawn
In my situation and connections with my customers...

In my situation and connections with my customers that have been with me from year to year...they all know that I offer the pre-pay and monthly payment plans with discounts and it makes no difference...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 07-16-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 494
Posted By kslawn
Well guys, I would use MY ZTR on that but walk it...

Well guys, I would use MY ZTR on that but walk it off really good make sure there isn't anything thats going to wreck you mower. But my mower is a beast, I would cut it high then lower it, vac if...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 07-16-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By kslawn
LOl...and also, i forgot to mention, that with...

LOl...and also, i forgot to mention, that with being able to take Credit Card payments now, it will make it even easier to get paid on time!!!

They can't hardly get away from you now...."I don't...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 07-15-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By kslawn
Steve, that is a good question... For me, my...

Steve, that is a good question...

For me, my customers have been paying on time for the most part...around 90% pay on time and the other 10% are a little late and or i have to remind them and they...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-15-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By kslawn
CD, I have three mowers...1- 60" Bunton ZTR...

CD, I have three mowers...1- 60" Bunton ZTR 28hp.. 2- 61" bunton Wb hydro drive and the 48" Bobcat....and when I sell that I am going to get another ZTR 52" - 60" but I tell ya I could put a 72" to...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-14-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By kslawn
CD, there i another thread on here called "New...

CD, there i another thread on here called "New mower and trailer" and he has a Husqvarna 61" mower and can probably give you some inf o on them.
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 07-14-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 944
Posted By kslawn
I have some pre-pay customers that are happy with...

I have some pre-pay customers that are happy with paying ahead for the season and i give them a (10% discount) for pre-pay. They must pay by a certain date.

I also have monthly payment plans (5%...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-14-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By kslawn
I kinda like the jungle jim trailer mate pro...

I kinda like the jungle jim trailer mate pro myself.

Does anyone on this site have one?

I like the idea of having everything right there together in the front of the trailer and as far as locking...
Forum: General Talk 07-14-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By kslawn
dalvan0, Are you advertising any? Good quality...

dalvan0, Are you advertising any?

Good quality work will get you more lawns by word of mouth, sometimes your customers are your best advertisement. You can talk to them and see if they will refer...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 07-11-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 618
Posted By kslawn
Nasty, Nasty!!! Its al about what your mower can...

Nasty, Nasty!!!

Its al about what your mower can and can't do!

You can clearly see the first guy didn't have any traction at all, and the guy that flipped it clearly had too much! lol Thought the...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-11-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By kslawn
Hey Boog, I have a problem with my PTO...

Hey Boog, I have a problem with my PTO switch...it started to hesitate to engage and progressively gotten worse through the day yesterday.

I cleaned all wire connections and got good ground...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-11-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 679
Posted By kslawn
I agree with that Steve, no advantages that i can...

I agree with that Steve, no advantages that i can see either...

Jrs, my ZTR has a cup holder...lol
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 07-10-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By kslawn
What Jrs said, and also I always keep an eye on...

What Jrs said, and also I always keep an eye on the newspapers in your area for commercials putting out bids...spring time...little late for them putting ads out this time of year but I've had good...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-10-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By kslawn
KS- That must have been your bobcat walk behind I...

KS- That must have been your bobcat walk behind I seen on craigslist?

Yeah that is my bobcat, (CL Hulbert) its a nice machine, It is an older mower but runs perfect and cuts great..it...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-09-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By kslawn
yeah i don't have any stations around me that i...

yeah i don't have any stations around me that i can find so far that has ethanol free gas...Seafoam is the best I use it too.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-09-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 679
Posted By kslawn
Ya know I don't know for the life of me why...

Ya know I don't know for the life of me why people, even home owners don't use zero turns. They make zero turns for every application, residential and commercial alike.
I haven't used a rider with...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 07-09-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 618
Posted By kslawn
It will if you have enough distance but not...

It will if you have enough distance but not recommended. I would rather have the engine on and have some control than none at all. You can't steer a zero turn if its not running.
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-09-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 640
Posted By kslawn
I see a lot of views but no posts...lol Well for...

I see a lot of views but no posts...lol
Well for me, a small solo with one part time helper.
It wen't as I thought it would the first half...had a good winter and had a lot of breakdowns also, so I...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 07-09-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 470
Posted By kslawn
Priggan, how is it going with this...

Priggan, how is it going with this account???
Have you cut the whole thing at least once yet???
Curious to see how you attacked it and how long it took you to do it.....
I do a small cemetery and...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-09-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 376
Posted By kslawn
CD, I have a buddy of mine that got one last...

CD, I have a buddy of mine that got one last year...72" cut with the I think 34hp engine. I haven't cut with it but have run it at his garage when it was brand new.. Its a very nice machine, but IMO...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 07-09-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 618
Posted By kslawn
I mow hills and ditches with my ztr all the time...

I mow hills and ditches with my ztr all the time but it depends on a couple of things.
First for ditches, you should have the chute side facing up and out of the ditch so that your less likely to...
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