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Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 03-19-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,397
Posted By Sea Lancer
I have a Ferris Z turn and it pulled a little to...

I have a Ferris Z turn and it pulled a little to the right and i noticed the right rear tire was low on air. filled it up and no pull....
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 03-06-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,810
Posted By Sea Lancer
I had that same spark plug issue before and i...

I had that same spark plug issue before and i just took a shop vac and sucked out the shavings then i reversed the hose and blew out the top of the piston and repeated the process several times.so...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-05-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,150
Posted By Sea Lancer
I would rather talk in person,that would give the...

I would rather talk in person,that would give the customers a chance to ask questions and/or request any changes they may want.It also gives them the opportunity to meet you and get to know you a...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-05-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,202
Posted By Sea Lancer
My humble opinion is your good deed will pay off...

My humble opinion is your good deed will pay off in the long run.Its advertisement and character promotion two things needed in this business
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-03-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,968
Posted By Sea Lancer
No,i dont have a web site. I just advertise in a...

No,i dont have a web site. I just advertise in a local paper for $110.00 a month and i put up flyers at Diners and other local business.I also have friends in the construction and electrical fields...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-03-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,968
Posted By Sea Lancer
Smile well the small amount of sales pitch experience i...

well the small amount of sales pitch experience i got last year and finding this web site gives me a good boost of confidence that i didnt have much of last year.I am going to make it a point to read...
Forum: General Talk 03-03-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,475
Posted By Sea Lancer
Well, after hearing your reasons for being a...

Well, after hearing your reasons for being a little ticked off at the customer i have to say i probably would of done and said the the same as you(i dont deal well with miserable people)But the...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 03-02-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,467
Posted By Sea Lancer
I have used blue tarps to drag shrubs and other...

I have used blue tarps to drag shrubs and other things across the lawn.I rolled the shrubs onto the tarp and tied it to my truck and dragged them as close as i can to the dumping area and then just...
Forum: General Talk 03-02-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,475
Posted By Sea Lancer
I would of done what a lot of us would have done...

I would of done what a lot of us would have done and that is answer the customer with a yes sir how can i help you ? while still working.Maybe if you did answer him he wouldnt have been so upset.One...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-02-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,968
Posted By Sea Lancer
I am focusing on advertisement such as business...

I am focusing on advertisement such as business cards,door hangers and posting flyers.I am also focusing on getting my second customer.I have one and im sure i will get more.I need to stay positive...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-01-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,318
Posted By Sea Lancer
Its a song by the Rock group Pink Floyd with a...

Its a song by the Rock group Pink Floyd with a few words changed.It is creative though.:)
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-01-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,968
Posted By Sea Lancer
Im back and ready to go !

Hi every one im back after a few months away from this great web site.I went long haul trucking(why i dont know) but the season is upon us up here in NY state and im getting ready to go about and...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-06-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,057
Posted By Sea Lancer
Cool Thats exactly what im thinking.I know that some...

Thats exactly what im thinking.I know that some customers of other mowing co.are not 100% satisfied and i may get lucky and land a few of those clients but i wont know unless i let them know i exist...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-05-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sea Lancer
Thank you for the compliments and yes i happen to...

Thank you for the compliments and yes i happen to have postcards of that particular property and was thinking of copying them and use them for marketing purposes.I also know that i can use the owner...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-05-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,057
Posted By Sea Lancer
Smile Several reasons why i asked the questions are; i...

Several reasons why i asked the questions are; i was thinking i could gain knowledge from a customers perspective such as what they pay what they expect and are they satisfied.If they are not happy...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-05-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,057
Posted By Sea Lancer
Cool Competition take away?

Hi gang,Im one of the newbies here and i was pondering a new business question.Would it be a good or bad idea to go knock on the doors of people that you know hire other mowing co.? In other words...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-04-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sea Lancer
Smile well how i got the job is a long story so i will...

well how i got the job is a long story so i will cut it to the basics.I was hired as a caretakers helper for 2 weeks and during that 2 weeks i took an old john deer trimmer and really made the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-04-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sea Lancer
Question putting rate charge on door hangers

Would it be a good or bad idea to put the amount you would charge the customer on the door hanger?I was thinking as i walk up to the door to quickly scope the lawn and within a few minutes price it...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-04-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sea Lancer
Smile Yes it does and thank you.I have business cards...

Yes it does and thank you.I have business cards and didnt get any accounts from them last fall.Of coarse the fall in upstate NY is not the best time to get new customers as the season is winding down...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 01-03-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,443
Posted By Sea Lancer
Question new here

Hi every one,i just joined today and im looking forward to obtaining any and all info i can get and possibly give,I had one account that consisted of 14 large propertys for 3 years when suddenly the...
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