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Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. Yesterday, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,158
Posted By kslawn
^^^This is exactly right....Extreme, I wasn't...

^^^This is exactly right....Extreme, I wasn't bashing on you about not fixing your own stuff, just suggesting that it is a lot cheaper to fix your own stuff. When one gets into doing their own...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 09-26-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,158
Posted By kslawn
My Kohler CV745s....has got well over 2000 hrs on...

My Kohler CV745s....has got well over 2000 hrs on it...yes I rebuilt it but only had to do it from the rings up...no slop in the pistons AT ALL,and had around 2000 hrs on it then, so I'll have around...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 09-26-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,102
Posted By kslawn
Steve, it run great for a while, then started to...

Steve, it run great for a while, then started to bog down at mid throttle....I contacted my brother who sells them in lower Michigan, and he is a machanic for small engines as well so he knows them...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 09-20-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,102
Posted By kslawn
Dan, I had a T-27 that lasted for 7 years... I...

Dan, I had a T-27 that lasted for 7 years...

I got a new Redmax 2660 and its not a bad trimmer, but to be honest, I think I will be going back to Shindiawa, and will be looking to get the 282...

I...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 09-13-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 996
Posted By kslawn
Look for a tag ON the engine, it will have the...

Look for a tag ON the engine, it will have the model and serial numbers on it. Write them down and call some parts stores and they will either have them in stock or should be able to get it within a...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 09-13-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,806
Posted By kslawn
No, no problems getting the lines to fit, just...

No, no problems getting the lines to fit, just had to bend them myself. I had to connect two lines together. It was pretty easy once I got started. I took the fender wells out, and also the guard off...
Forum: General Business Discussions 09-09-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 922
Posted By kslawn
Steve, this is a good point and confirmation is a...

Steve, this is a good point and confirmation is a must!!!

I send out a letter to all my customers... for lawn service, I send them out in the first part of February and I send out for the plowing...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 09-09-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,152
Posted By kslawn
Steve, I didn't find out what the winning bid was...

Steve, I didn't find out what the winning bid was but they gave the job to a company that has done softball fields before...so no local guys got it.

I didn't put one in myself and I don't thing my...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 09-09-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,806
Posted By kslawn
Hey guys, thanks for all your responses and help...

Hey guys, thanks for all your responses and help with this!

I got everything done...had no problem bleeding the brakes...had to re tighten the lines then once we got that, we replaced the rotors and...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 09-02-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,538
Posted By kslawn
What ^^^ said and also when buying trailer...

What ^^^ said and also when buying trailer tires...go with a hard compound tire and they will last longer. When you turn your rear tires are wearing more than the front are because they have a...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 09-02-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,136
Posted By kslawn
Certainly hourly rates will vary by area and by...

Certainly hourly rates will vary by area and by equipment being used.

Pickup rate in my area is $70 to $80 per hour/per truck average for regular plowing conditions but loaders are going to be much...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 09-02-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,806
Posted By kslawn
Yeah i know what you mean...I couldn't get parts...

Yeah i know what you mean...I couldn't get parts for it til today, cuz they were closed yesterday.

I'm just going to get the pre length line that has the ends on them and ready to go, all I have to...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 09-01-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,136
Posted By kslawn
jshak40....Most commercial accounts are going to...

jshak40....Most commercial accounts are going to want plowed at minimal amounts of snow...In other words, they will want it cleared of snow at all times unless they specify a certain depth of snow...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 09-01-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,806
Posted By kslawn
04bluesilverado,, Thanks for the info.....

04bluesilverado,, Thanks for the info.....
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 08-31-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,806
Posted By kslawn
Thanks steve1201, i wasn't sure about the pattern...

Thanks steve1201, i wasn't sure about the pattern when bleeding. This helps a ton, Thanks!!!
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 08-30-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,806
Posted By kslawn
Brake job!

Hey guys....the brakes went on my truck (2005 gmc sierra 2500hd 4x4 6.0ltr single cab base truck). I had a line blow on me.

I've done "some" work on brakes before and I can run the lines ok and...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 08-28-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,492
Posted By kslawn
Cuts you are right on...I have a Redmax BCZ2660TS...

Cuts you are right on...I have a Redmax BCZ2660TS (two stroke) and just out of warranty. I had a problem with it....It would stall a lot going from one tree to another etc and would have to choke it...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-27-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,152
Posted By kslawn
steve1201, that is a possibility as far as the...

steve1201, that is a possibility as far as the lawn is concerned and i will look into that very soon. I would definitely like to see the whole process from start to finish. As you said, i can learn a...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-27-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,152
Posted By kslawn
Steve, i could definitely do just that....I know...

Steve, i could definitely do just that....I know these guys well and wouldn't have an issue at all with actually hanging out with them for a while if i have the time, and they wouldn't mind.

I can...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-26-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,152
Posted By kslawn
Steve, I've decided not to put a bid in for this...

Steve, I've decided not to put a bid in for this job....There is a lot more to it than I thought and after talking to them.

They want an area cleared and leveled and there is a significant amount of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-25-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 992
Posted By kslawn
More info please!!! Not sure what your looking...

More info please!!!

Not sure what your looking at. Can you give us some pic's??

Tender process for snow removal?!?! Not sure what you mean there! Please explain...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-21-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,152
Posted By kslawn
Steve, i think your right about not much money to...

Steve, i think your right about not much money to be made on this job.

I could partner up with the guy that subs for me in the winter. He has more equipment for this type of work, and wold possibly...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-16-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,152
Posted By kslawn
stevef1201.....Roger that! I've had to deal with...

stevef1201.....Roger that! I've had to deal with these guys before and I think that they believe that they know what services should cost, at least in their minds and as I have seen in the past with...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-15-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,152
Posted By kslawn
BelleCity...From what i gather so far, they are...

BelleCity...From what i gather so far, they are just wanting an extra ball field in the same place as the other one they have. What they've been doing is using an older field for the second field...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-15-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,152
Posted By kslawn
Thanks Steve this will give me a great start...

Thanks Steve this will give me a great start going into it if i decide to put a bid on it....Thanks!
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