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Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 09-04-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,810
Posted By lonestarlawn
Thats how I'd like to have things running. How do...

Thats how I'd like to have things running. How do you sell this to new customers? I can't get anyone to pay for more than 1 mow at a time.
Forum: General Talk 08-29-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,876
Posted By lonestarlawn
Does it have two latches? The linkage connecting...

Does it have two latches? The linkage connecting both latches on mine broke so it wouldn't open unless I pull both latches at the same time. Worth a try.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 08-20-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,243
Posted By lonestarlawn
http://www.gopherforum.com/album.php?albumid=134 ...

http://www.gopherforum.com/album.php?albumid=134

Well...still cant get a pic up.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 08-19-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,068
Posted By lonestarlawn
Thanks for the input. I priced it at $3.00 a bag...

Thanks for the input. I priced it at $3.00 a bag because I thought it was a more than fair price. Mowing has been slow the last few weeks so I thought I could make a few bucks on this, but if he...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 08-19-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,068
Posted By lonestarlawn
what would you charge for garbage removal

I got a call a few days ago from a guy that wanted some garbage bags removed from his property. He said his trash service had stopped running 2 months ago and he had about 60 to 80 bags of trash he...
Forum: General Talk 08-15-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,503
Posted By lonestarlawn
A friend of mine came across this same type of...

A friend of mine came across this same type of scam a few weeks ago. He found 2 free english bulldog pups on craigslist, all he had to do was send something like $500.00 to the frieght company that...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 08-14-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,243
Posted By lonestarlawn
I emailed Encore today about the model numbers...

I emailed Encore today about the model numbers and got a response in about 2 hours with all the info I needed. Pretty good response time I thought.

It's a WB48K17. The bearings are just under...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 08-13-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,243
Posted By lonestarlawn
It's an Encore

A few weeks ago a neighbor of mine said his cousin had a big mower that he might want to sell since he had recently sold some land and moved to a small house in town.

The mower looks like its had...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 07-29-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,553
Posted By lonestarlawn
Frank looks like a hard worker. I gotta get...

Frank looks like a hard worker. I gotta get something like that.

How many H.P. is the motor? Does it bog down at all in those conditions or can you blow through it pretty quick?
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-15-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,489
Posted By lonestarlawn
Thats a great idea. I just picked up a couple...

Thats a great idea. I just picked up a couple lake houses where the owners only visit on the weekends. I'll try to sell them on some of those.
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-13-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,489
Posted By lonestarlawn
It seems not so much a customer quality issue as...

It seems not so much a customer quality issue as a grass isn't growing issue.

I did get a couple jobs this week though, cleaned some flower beds for a new customer, and got a job clearing some...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-08-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,895
Posted By lonestarlawn
:rolleyes: yeah I searched every term but pistol...

:rolleyes: yeah I searched every term but pistol grip.

Thanks Hedgemaster
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-08-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,895
Posted By lonestarlawn
Thanks. I didn't have a reason to doubt him...

Thanks. I didn't have a reason to doubt him other than i hadn't been able to find any pics of toros without the t bar. The only toro I've ran before had the tbar
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-08-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,895
Posted By lonestarlawn
Well I cant seem to post pics from my phone. Does...

Well I cant seem to post pics from my phone. Does toro make walk behinds with pistol grip controls?
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-08-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,895
Posted By lonestarlawn
Is this a Toro?

Found this mower for sale, it starts right up and cuts good. The guy selling it said it was a toro, but i've never seen pistol grips on a toro.

Just thought i would check here to see what y'all...
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-06-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,489
Posted By lonestarlawn
So far marketing has been word of mouth, placing...

So far marketing has been word of mouth, placing business cards out on the counters of local stores and an ad on craigslist.
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-06-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,489
Posted By lonestarlawn
@ mark123 thanks i'll try offering a small...

@ mark123 thanks i'll try offering a small discount for the weekly service.


@steve i don't have any weekly customers so far but i think the quality of the customer does have alot to do with. The...
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-05-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,489
Posted By lonestarlawn
selling weekly service vs.bi-weekly

So far I have 2 will call as needed customers and the rest bi-weekly. Any time I've mentioned weekly service it's shot down pretty quick.

Any advice on selling weekly services?
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-04-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,996
Posted By lonestarlawn
I definitely prefer working for myself. Make it...

I definitely prefer working for myself. Make it or break it, it's up to me
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-02-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,996
Posted By lonestarlawn
I talk to everyone I come across. If I stop in a...

I talk to everyone I come across. If I stop in a convenience store I talk to the clerk about lawn care service. Go to pay a bill i ask the person at the counter. I told everyone I know to talk to...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-02-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,996
Posted By lonestarlawn
Just starting in North Texas

Hello everyone, first thanks to all of you that post here on the forums. I gained alot of knowledge the past couple months that i'm sure would have taken me much more time and money to learn on my...
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