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Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 06-24-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By bluebird
thanks Steve

i guess i will get one from amazon. i bought the mower knowing that the self propel was not working. it was 40 bucks and i just figured i could fix it.
i dont know whats wrong with the gearbox.. i...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 06-23-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By bluebird
shop manual hond. hrc 216

anyone have a shop manual for a honda hrc 216 for sale, please let me know.
model with hydro transmission gearbox. i am going through the gearbox and need detailed info.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 06-13-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,801
Posted By bluebird
toro 40 walk behind

does toro make a 40 walkbehind currently?
its not on the catalog, but is on the website...
I called their customer no service but never heard back.
Forum: General Talk 03-31-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,478
Posted By bluebird
Anyyone can claim anything. Contracts that say i...

Anyyone can claim anything.
Contracts that say i am not responsible for this or that are worthless.
if you make a mistake you can be sued.
anyone who has a surgical procedure signs a paper stating...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-31-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,101
Posted By bluebird
I thought it might be me

That is how I started. Bike and trailer to tow a snapper mower.
very simple. great mpg. ... market local and good to go.
I wouldnt make fun of the dude...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-14-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,256
Posted By bluebird
Thanks for the offer Patrick.but I am in north ga...

Thanks for the offer Patrick.but I am in north ga .
Its very hilly and dont think that I could maneuver a tow behind thru the lots. I might not even get the deal though. I just panicked . a realtor...
Forum: General Talk 02-14-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,172
Posted By bluebird
Not sure of how many I gained.I know I lost a...

Not sure of how many I gained.I know I lost a good 5 customers by not getting back in time .
keeping up with the phone calls was difficult for me to adjust also.. playing secretary while working....
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-14-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,256
Posted By bluebird
Good idea with renting. I really cant afford one...

Good idea with renting. I really cant afford one without financing anyway.if i get this housing development job there going to be well over 100 stumps . 30 new homesites.on one acre lots
Forum: General Talk 02-13-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,172
Posted By bluebird
MR lAWNBOY...

thanks for positive motivation.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-13-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,256
Posted By bluebird
Stump grinding

I am looking for a good walk behind stump grinder.
Please steer me in the right direction..
Forum: General Talk 02-13-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,172
Posted By bluebird
Lessons..... I think a big issue for me was to...

Lessons..... I think a big issue for me was to return calls as quik as poss. sometimes I didnt check up on my phone messg. and by the time I called the cust. They found someone else.Now I stop every...
Forum: General Talk 02-13-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,408
Posted By bluebird
Hey.. I am looking for the same thing. I buy a...

Hey.. I am looking for the same thing. I buy a lot from Deluth Trading .
but not sure of products with moisture wicking. But check them out.
Forum: General Talk 02-08-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,172
Posted By bluebird
Thank You.

I just think that I should thank everybody on gopherforum for helping me get through the first year. I honestly dont know if i would have made it this far without your advice to steer me in the...
Forum: General Talk 11-03-2012, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,133
Posted By bluebird
possible to lower operation costs ? 30 new high...

possible to lower operation costs ? 30 new high paying customers is tough
Forum: General Talk 09-02-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,191
Posted By bluebird
one big mistake is going in debt buying...

one big mistake is going in debt buying equipment, truck and trailer.
do the best with what youve got before going in debt.
Forum: General Talk 08-28-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,534
Posted By bluebird
I was dragging in june due to the heat. my...

I was dragging in june due to the heat. my endurance improved, felt stronger as time went on. i havent advertised much but the calls are still coming in .
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 07-29-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,082
Posted By bluebird
is that a kawasaki twin. it does a nice job.

is that a kawasaki twin.
it does a nice job.
Forum: General Talk 07-29-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,610
Posted By bluebird
headphones with radio

anyone recomend a good brand of the radio headphones?
i see that stihl and husquavarna have their own brand .
i have the one from lowes made by 3M. sound quality not that great though.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-28-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,469
Posted By bluebird
I use push mowers . one craftsman 21 675series...

I use push mowers .
one craftsman 21 675series push . and toro 30 timemaster.
i use the 21 for gnarly stuff like in the pic attatched.
some of this was over 5 ft high.
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 06-12-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,524
Posted By bluebird
just sayin atmo. Thank you for your...

just sayin atmo.
Thank you for your insight.
these chigger bites suck too .
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 06-11-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,524
Posted By bluebird
suck it up whiner

Suck it up cupcake!
**** dude those arent problems worth writing about.
be happy youve got the customer and move on.
Forum: General Talk 05-04-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,987
Posted By bluebird
Stolen mower sucks

I am bummed out that someone stole my mower.
it was old but was the best at cutting tall overgrown grass.
Oh well i am learning to keep everything locked down.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 05-04-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,955
Posted By bluebird
Ethanol free fuel. What brand is best.

I try to use ethanol free fuel .
Does anyone else do the same?
or does it really matter. Also if there
is any benefit to different brands let me know.
thanks
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 05-02-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,859
Posted By bluebird
electric bike assist idea

I was considering the electric assist early on.
It does look like it would be a big help.
The ones I have looked didnt seem to have the range i thought
I would need. I mean between re-charging ....
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 04-30-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 28,859
Posted By bluebird
Human power towing

I am travelling within a 10 sq mile range.
most of my customers are within 5 mi.
It was most difficult to locate a bike trailer wide enough.
I just extended the length with plywood. Trial and error....
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