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Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 06-26-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,421
Posted By JLM
It depends what dealer your going to buy from.......

It depends what dealer your going to buy from.... Honestly... I would only buy used equipment from one guy in my area. It is too easy to fix up a used machine to sell... I do agree with SECT, But I...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-22-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,184
Posted By JLM
nice logo, where did you get that from ? it looks...

nice logo, where did you get that from ? it looks like some of the generic logos found on here.[/QUOTE]

The logo was made by a friend of mine he works for sir speedy printing...If you dont like the...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-22-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,184
Posted By JLM
Talking We currently run 2 trucks and 4 men, complete...

We currently run 2 trucks and 4 men, complete with a daycare LOL!

Hey do you know any good babysitters? I am running out of time for that too.
:D[/QUOTE]



could not help you with the babysitter,...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-20-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,184
Posted By JLM
[QUOTE=dpld;123753]well, i find it odd that...

[QUOTE=dpld;123753]well, i find it odd that people with ZERO experience with absolutely no clue as to what they are doing are starting a business doing what they have no clue in doing.

if you don't...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-20-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,184
Posted By JLM
Thumbs up I see it the other way when I was solo. I didnt...

I see it the other way when I was solo. I didnt have time for nothing. Now with 3 trucks and 2 crews I can take a step back and enjoy myself. In a few years Ill be sitting in a office the majority of...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-20-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,184
Posted By JLM
With your attitude im glad you are done...

With your attitude im glad you are done here.[/QUOTE]

Sorry if I got under your grass buddy....But everything I stated is true.
If it were not for my attitude, I would have never made it this far....
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-18-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,184
Posted By JLM
Talking I find it odd that the busy companys who post on...

I find it odd that the busy companys who post on Gopher daily...Would even have the time to do so....Just sayin:cool:....Most are dreamers others are full of it.

If you want to know... learn don't...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-03-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,697
Posted By JLM
Cool I wish we could get our mulch/bark for what you...

I wish we could get our mulch/bark for what you get it for NICE!

I agree with you on the skid with a one yard bucket also....to a point.
In nice lawns we never....never use a skid... Irrigation...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 03-02-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,257
Posted By JLM
Its just stress from the seasons....Wait a while...

Its just stress from the seasons....Wait a while it will be green again.
Hit it with some fert when your temps are steady in the 80's.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-02-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,697
Posted By JLM
In my area mulch/bark is 20.00 per yard...We...

In my area mulch/bark is 20.00 per yard...We charge 45.00 per yard.. thats is labor included.

Large mulch jobs are more profitable if you you buy your mulch by the bag.....Yes it cost you more but...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 10-12-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,938
Posted By JLM
Sounds like we have a fellow CRACKER! Dude just...

Sounds like we have a fellow CRACKER!

Dude just ask the guard at the gate who to speak with he will get you the info.

I have a large HOA and its a biaaatch. Equipment Manpower Gas $$$ BIG...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 10-12-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,938
Posted By JLM
Ill never tell:D

Ill never tell:D
Forum: General Talk 10-01-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,997
Posted By JLM
You get up in the morning and walk like you got...

You get up in the morning and walk like you got POLIO:D
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 09-18-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,949
Posted By JLM
I have found out the customer was wrong.... what...

I have found out the customer was wrong.... what he was calling Bluegrass was Empire Zoysia grass more common here but I havent seen it much.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 09-17-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,949
Posted By JLM
Stripe cut?

Ok I have ran into a grass that I have never seen in Fl before..The homeowner said it is bluegrass and he brought the seed from Wisconsin, from what I have read on Bluegrass it is not supposed to do...
Forum: General Talk 08-24-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,819
Posted By JLM
Poor management was my biggest set back I sucked...

Poor management was my biggest set back I sucked with money...I finaly had to ask a family member for help with a budget, drop half of my mowing schedule due to lack of profit (thats what you get for...
Forum: General Talk 08-24-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,276
Posted By JLM
I got my first customer by hanging a business...

I got my first customer by hanging a business card on a door, I used to use a hole puncher and insert a rubber band through the card. I would put 20 or so on my wrist and head out walkin. I had this...
Forum: General Talk 08-24-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,182
Posted By JLM
I started on a Bunton walk behind with a 36"...

I started on a Bunton walk behind with a 36" deck, shindawa line trimmer, blower, and edger.
Forum: General Talk 08-24-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,080
Posted By JLM
I found it easy to sell my services to just about...

I found it easy to sell my services to just about anyone, landing jobs was the easy part for me. I would go door to door and shake hands like I was running for office LOL! I would frequent gas...
Forum: General Talk 08-24-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,089
Posted By JLM
I guess my only regret is not involving...

I guess my only regret is not involving family/friends in my decision to begin my company. I feel that if I had reached out to them I may have had a better start. I chose to start my company on my...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 08-22-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,980
Posted By JLM
Jenkins Landscape Management Inc. We want to be...

Jenkins Landscape Management Inc.
We want to be your next lawn man!

I chose to ask for the business with my slogan...Most folks have a lawn man already and thats great....But we want to be your...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-19-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,964
Posted By JLM
What state are you in? Whats the temp been like...

What state are you in? Whats the temp been like for the last few months, and how much rain have you gotten? Just from your Pic I would say you have chinch bugs. Chinch bug damage is seen first along...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 08-16-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,300
Posted By JLM
48" Exmark Vantage you cant go wrong the best...

48" Exmark Vantage you cant go wrong the best purchase ive ever made.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 08-15-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,069
Posted By JLM
No offense taken... I agree with you.

No offense taken... I agree with you.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 08-15-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,069
Posted By JLM
Cents.... 150.00 for an hour of trimming.......

Cents.... 150.00 for an hour of trimming.... cents.....For real?

EVERY THING IS BIGGER IN TEXAS!:D
My cousin lives there and owns a lawn care company....Last I checked Florida and Texas were bout...
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