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Forum: General Talk 07-18-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By jonathan thomas
laughing my butt off this is to funny

laughing my butt off this is to funny
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 07-18-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,226
Posted By jonathan thomas
ok my mower is still in the shop hope to have it...

ok my mower is still in the shop hope to have it by friday...
i had a hrdro pump go out and a bearing..
i found a new belt for my back up and its still been going good ive put about 42 hours on it...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 07-11-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,226
Posted By jonathan thomas
the worst 3 days ever

where do i start monday my mower that i use every day broke thats in the shop with a 1000.00 dollar repair bill.
then as im pulling my trailer i hit the brakes in my truck and blew out the rear...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 07-10-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,101
Posted By jonathan thomas
i had my helper hook up my truck and trailer one...

i had my helper hook up my truck and trailer one morning and when we got ready to leave i never rechecked the trailer connections. so long story short we took off and left and we made it about 4...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-27-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,174
Posted By jonathan thomas
this happen to me last week. lady call me wanting...

this happen to me last week. lady call me wanting yearly lawn service.
a small yard appox 7 mins to mow with a 36 inch walkbehind. my min charge for those lawns is 65.00 a month i cut her yard 1 time...
Forum: General Talk 06-01-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,181
Posted By jonathan thomas
thinking about leaving ztrs

i mowed all day with my old walkbehind and wow what a differance in the cut it gives. puts the ztr to shame. its that much better im thinking about leaving ztr altoghter.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-16-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,274
Posted By jonathan thomas
Im not sure about new gravleys but i have a 1548...

Im not sure about new gravleys but i have a 1548 walkbehind and i have beat the crap out of it and it will not quit. 2271.9 hours. Very very little maintenance. I have since went with exmarks and...
Forum: General Talk 04-02-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,362
Posted By jonathan thomas
ok so that we are on this topic... last friday an...

ok so that we are on this topic...
last friday an older women called me to trim some trees for her. (also did this last year for her)
i told her that i was about a mile away and could fit here in...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-14-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,524
Posted By jonathan thomas
Scag!!!!!!!!!!!!!"""

Scag!!!!!!!!!!!!!"""
Forum: General Business Discussions 03-14-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,025
Posted By jonathan thomas
I wish you the very best of luck with your goal....

I wish you the very best of luck with your goal. But word of mouth is better than any advertising you can do.this is my second year in business and have 46 year round accounts. You don't want to take...
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 03-14-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,264
Posted By jonathan thomas
140 for the stump grinder here in Florida average...

140 for the stump grinder here in Florida average stump charge is 50.00 (per) I would call around and see what someone else would charge.
Forum: General Talk 03-13-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,533
Posted By jonathan thomas
I got so tried of all the problems with my 2004....

I got so tried of all the problems with my 2004. (Blow head gaskets at 95,000,egr problems, injectors, so on and so on.. I just got a Chevrolet
Forum: General Talk 03-12-2012, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,533
Posted By jonathan thomas
On the ford 6.0 diesel trucks is at the bottom of...

On the ford 6.0 diesel trucks is at the bottom of the canister where the oil filer goes the after market filters don't have an anti-drain back valve causing everytime you start your truck its just...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-12-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,048
Posted By jonathan thomas
I've never really tried toro. But just my opinion...

I've never really tried toro. But just my opinion before you buy you should check out exmark vantage its a stander mower deck sizes from 36' to 52'. And I believe there around. 8,000. But they come...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-12-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,987
Posted By jonathan thomas
I'm using a 48' ztr exmark

I'm using a 48' ztr exmark
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-12-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,987
Posted By jonathan thomas
What to charge to cut 1 acre of property.

I need a rough idea to charge to do a one time cut on 1 acre of property edging a small drive and appox 10. Minutes of line trimming and about 3 minutes of blowing
Forum: General Talk 03-08-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,223
Posted By jonathan thomas
If y'all want to laugh. Go to craigslist.com...

If y'all want to laugh. Go to craigslist.com Florida Daytona beach farm and gardens services. And see what this people are charging. There are 3 right now at 10.00 a cut.
Forum: General Talk 03-08-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,223
Posted By jonathan thomas
To be honest I don't understand why you would...

To be honest I don't understand why you would charge 60.00 a month. From April to Oct. You are cutting every week and some times there is 5 weeks in a month. That is less than 15.00 a visit gas in...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-08-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,292
Posted By jonathan thomas
Well not really because after your first 45 days...

Well not really because after your first 45 days then I received a check every week.
But if that will work out for you then go for it. Expescially if they are gonna cut down on your cost.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-08-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 64,184
Posted By jonathan thomas
Different world from the ztr you had. Did you get...

Different world from the ztr you had. Did you get a sullky for it?
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-08-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 64,184
Posted By jonathan thomas
Congradulations. You will be able to cut more...

Congradulations. You will be able to cut more grass for sure now. Make sure to wax under the deck so grass don't stick:D
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-08-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,292
Posted By jonathan thomas
It depends. Every commercial account pays...

It depends. Every commercial account pays different I had one that paid every 45 days.
But if they are going in contract I would ask for the first quarter up front.
Forum: General Talk 03-08-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,223
Posted By jonathan thomas
I lost about 3 bids today!!! They where smaller...

I lost about 3 bids today!!! They where smaller sized yards and they wanted the basics. They where within my route and they wanted yearly service which would be 42 visits a year. I gave them est. Of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-08-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,584
Posted By jonathan thomas
Good luck with the bids!!!! I've found out that...

Good luck with the bids!!!! I've found out that most all residential customers like the fact of a one man lawn company. And I have asked the reason. There response was that we gain a trust with you...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-07-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,787
Posted By jonathan thomas
I bought a stihl br600 in November thinking that...

I bought a stihl br600 in November thinking that it was going to be great. But it goes threw a full tank in about 45 minutes. And at about 15 hours use it lost all power (adjust valves) I've just...
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