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Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-27-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 603
Posted By TLC131
Question Wright Sentar

Does anyone have any comments reviews on the wright sentar mowers?
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 02-16-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,194
Posted By TLC131
Hey man, I'm 21 and got an 03 chevy 2500 when I...

Hey man, I'm 21 and got an 03 chevy 2500 when I was 17. My dad cosigned on it. I understand you are concerned/interested in maximum towing capacity but the way I see it is at this point all that is...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 12-05-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,512
Posted By TLC131
I would say $350 if you can take it in one load....

I would say $350 if you can take it in one load. What did you get for it?
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-21-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,371
Posted By TLC131
I charge by the hour so some acre lawns range...

I charge by the hour so some acre lawns range from $35-$50 including trimming and blowing. theres some low ballers around here some do for $30 :confused:
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 03-13-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,572
Posted By TLC131
Got my first real job today :)

awesome weather here in chicagoland today, and I got a job today. I started tree trimming last year. and this year my first job is a $725 job taking down 3 trees, some extra tree trimming in the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-16-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,579
Posted By TLC131
you gotta figure out what your rate is first,...

you gotta figure out what your rate is first, when i started in my neighborhood it ended up being $20/hr and I tried to make SURE I made at least $10 an hour. When I have a worker helping the rate...
Forum: General Talk 02-16-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,170
Posted By TLC131
I have trimmer racks too, it holds 3 trimmers....

I have trimmer racks too, it holds 3 trimmers. The brackets have broken twice (once an yr) so just a heads up. But they work great. I'm not sure what your decision was but you should get some boards...
Forum: General Talk 02-13-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,396
Posted By TLC131
1. Truck Lettering (already scheduled) 2. Attempt...

1. Truck Lettering (already scheduled)
2. Attempt to gain at least one commercial account.
I already have an in with the church I snow plow and a former employer has said I have a chance b/c they...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-13-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,874
Posted By TLC131
My banker helped me through it because I had to...

My banker helped me through it because I had to have a tax ID# to get a business account. I am filed with the county and I'm not sure all of what i paid but I had to put a notice in the newspaper for...
Forum: General Talk 12-18-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,699
Posted By TLC131
Yea, I'm hoping for a lot of snow in Jan and Feb...

Yea, I'm hoping for a lot of snow in Jan and Feb cause i got a lot of work when it snows and I just bought another truck for plowing. Salting of commercial properties is a plus for the little...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-21-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,183
Posted By TLC131
Pb770

Echo PB770 has worked good for me, when I need to I'll buy the same thing. I'm sure echo and the stihl blowers all work good you just need to find your preference mine is def Echo on blowers and...
Forum: General Talk 09-09-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,155
Posted By TLC131
We always try to keep a cooler of water in the...

We always try to keep a cooler of water in the truck and every morning I empty the ice box into it and refill the water. The ice cold water is awesome and free. :)

I buy my helper lunch at least...
Forum: Community Assistance 09-03-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,516
Posted By TLC131
I also had a bi-polar picky lady that I no longer...

I also had a bi-polar picky lady that I no longer service and life has been so much better. Too many stories of me trying to be polite and she takes it wrong?

Last year I ran over a drain cover when...
Forum: General Talk 08-31-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,913
Posted By TLC131
Dump Truck Preferances?

What is everyones opinion on dump truck brands? Chevy, Ford, Dodge? I'm looking for a 1 ton to use for landscaping and snow plowing. Is there anything that I need to look out for?

Thanks
Forum: General Talk 08-31-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,010
Posted By TLC131
Question Gaining Commercial Plowing Contracts?

I'm wondering how people gain commercial snow plowing contracts. The only commercial I had last year was from my dad's company. I dont know if I should just put a quote in the mailboxes after...
Forum: Community Assistance 05-21-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,858
Posted By TLC131
I am kinda hesitant to answer the phone now, this...

I am kinda hesitant to answer the phone now, this change occured recently and I think it was when we had the huge blizzard in Feb. and my phone was ringing off the hook. I just felt llike I couldn't...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-01-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,257
Posted By TLC131
Hey, welcome to the forum I hail from Lake...

Hey, welcome to the forum I hail from Lake Zurich. This website has been helpful to me so far. What equipment do you have?
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 04-30-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,362
Posted By TLC131
Congrats on the new mower! I like mine, it...

Congrats on the new mower!

I like mine, it stripes good.
Forum: General Talk 04-25-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,749
Posted By TLC131
I got the opportunity and I took it, nice day...

I got the opportunity and I took it, nice day out! I rented a walkbehind and a towable aerator. Made $550 today, I'm still considering buying but I'll have to wait and see.

I aerated my backyard...
Forum: Community Assistance 04-22-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,880
Posted By TLC131
Question Tool Holder

Any ideas on a tool holder for rakes and shovels on my open trailer? I was thinking about mounting a large pvc pipe to my trailer? pics would be helpful, thanks
Forum: Community Assistance 04-21-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,752
Posted By TLC131
Looks good

Looks good
Forum: General Talk 04-21-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,887
Posted By TLC131
Talking Key Advice: Be Prompt!!

I would just like to share some of my experiences with you.

The first: I got a call Tuesday, checked the lawn out that day, and gave a verbal estimate. The next day I went over with a contract and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-21-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,251
Posted By TLC131
I think I have had it easy in the transition...

I think I have had it easy in the transition because I started so young with so little responsibility. I volunteer at my church. Now I have more stress because I have chosen this field instead of a...
Forum: General Talk 04-21-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,749
Posted By TLC131
I checked a couple rental stores today and they...

I checked a couple rental stores today and they didn't have any aerators for sale until May, which is after my already delayed jobs.
Forum: General Talk 04-21-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,008
Posted By TLC131
Question Mowing Schedule?

I was just wondering what others do as far as scheduling days to mow. I am debating whether or not I should hire someone. I have at least 40 accounts signed up and I work alone. I believe I could do...
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