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Forum: General Talk 01-28-2016, 04:24 PM
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Posted By googus
Thoughts on this Exmark Turf Tracer 36

https://charlotte.craigslist.org/grd/5416709709.html


He wants 3700
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 09-12-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By googus
With getting materials 3 hrs

With getting materials 3 hrs
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 09-11-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,000
Posted By googus
What would you charge?

I just want to make sure I am on par with the rest of the industry.


1.25 cu yard mulch picked up installed.
Pull weeds from a bed that is 6x40.
Redefine the edge to the existing bed.

Then...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 08-11-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,106
Posted By googus
The guy wouldn't go down on price and I thought...

The guy wouldn't go down on price and I thought it was a tad high. I will still be looking, but since I don't need it I will not rush into anything. Business is slowing down a bit from the lack of...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 08-07-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,106
Posted By googus
The price to pay it off this year with current...

The price to pay it off this year with current forecast would be 3,500. If I get rid of the commercial 30 I would have to invest in a bag for he TT so I would have to get home down a bit.

The main...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 08-07-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,106
Posted By googus
Should I upgrade my back up mower?

I am a small part time business with 16 bi-weekly and two weekly accounts. I currently run an Exmark Pioneer 48 and an Exmark Commercial 30. I gave some yards with some slight hills that I don't...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 07-31-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,353
Posted By googus
What about this...

What about this one?


http://charlotte.craigslist.org/grd/5126069278.html
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 07-27-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,353
Posted By googus
No I am always looking, but not in a hurry.

No
I am always looking, but not in a hurry.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 07-07-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,353
Posted By googus
No The seller never responded to my questions...

No
The seller never responded to my questions and the ad was soon deleted after that.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 07-03-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,353
Posted By googus
I believe they range from 5600-6000

I believe they range from 5600-6000
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 07-03-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,353
Posted By googus
Should I buy this Exmark 36 turf tracer

I currently have an Exmark 30 and Exmark pioneer 48. I am thinking about getting a bigger mower so I can get into back yards and to use on properties with hills that I do not want to take my zero...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-15-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,598
Posted By googus
I sent a reply stating that i would have to...

I sent a reply stating that i would have to charge extra for removal. He replied that he wasn't going to need my services:)
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-14-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,598
Posted By googus
Thanks guys, great points! I got him via flyer.

Thanks guys, great points!
I got him via flyer.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-11-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,598
Posted By googus
Am I missing something in my quote?

The below conversation/quote and unsent reply is for a 450sq ft mulch job.


Cliff,
I am sorry to inform you that with the added labor and disposal of existing mulch would raise the price...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-30-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By googus
No- used with 50hrs I was Very careful to wipe...

No- used with 50hrs
I was Very careful to wipe area around the cap. Just seemed dark.
I priced it out and I would be saving pretty much just labor hours of around $70.00
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-30-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By googus
Hydro oil

My ztr z3100 hydro oil seems pretty dark with 50hrs on it. I was thinking of vacuuming some out and replacing it with new oil to get me by until the recommended service at 100 hrs.
Thoughts?
Also, I...
Forum: General Business Discussions 03-10-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By googus
All my properties where the typical cookie cutter...

All my properties where the typical cookie cutter under a 1/2 acre. I went on a couple of bids for larger ones and I was estimating 1hr plus to do them and I just could bring myself to price them out...
Forum: General Business Discussions 03-06-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By googus
Last piece of the puzzle

Three years in, first year purchased blower and 30in. The second no purchase just maintenance. I found out that running a part time business that I was shooting myself in the foot and not being able...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-29-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,054
Posted By googus
That was good! I thought it was too early also....

That was good!

I thought it was too early also. like you I am a bit jumply with putting a good amount of money into it over the winter:) but, I also don't want them to sign with anyone else.
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-28-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,054
Posted By googus
Contact last years clients?

When will be a good time to contact last years clients to gage interest in 2015 season?

Any good wording or template on this?
Thanks greg
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 01-13-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,162
Posted By googus
Here is another try:)

Here is another try:)
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 01-12-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,162
Posted By googus
My community only ad thoughts

Here is a quick flyer ad I want to use for my community only.
Thoughts?
Thanks Greg



Sorry can't upload a PPT and can't delete post
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-07-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,398
Posted By googus
I don't think I can fit a 12ftin my garage. Do I...

I don't think I can fit a 12ftin my garage.

Do I need brakes if I am running more then 1,000lbs on it?
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-07-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,398
Posted By googus
Need a trailer

After picking up my Ztr I now need a trailer. I do not know anything about them. Attached is the one I was looking at new.
5.5 x 10ft with 15in tires and 3500# axle , 1200 out the door brand...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-01-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,659
Posted By googus
That's great testimony! My very limited 1cent:)...

That's great testimony!
My very limited 1cent:) if you have multiple or back up mowers find a low hour used mower.
My second mower which was going to do 90% of the cutting I bought new because I...
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