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Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 03-10-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,463
Posted By lnbn1975
Hmmmm, might take a bit more detective work to...

Hmmmm, might take a bit more detective work to come to a decision. What kind of car was it? Some kind of sharp sports car, i.e., a Vette or an old Muscle Car? If so, confront the wife immediately....
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-08-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,843
Posted By lnbn1975
I can't tell you what to charge not knowing your...

I can't tell you what to charge not knowing your cost/hour. But, based on 470,000 sq. ft with 120 inches of mowing deck with an effectiveness of 85% at 5 mph it will take 2 men 3.07 hours, or approx...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-08-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,843
Posted By lnbn1975
The calculator would give the price to charge...

The calculator would give the price to charge based upon your costs. If you upgrade to a larger tractor, on page 2 you plug in the tractor price and that is going to be reflected in your quote. ...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-12-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,619
Posted By lnbn1975
SmartPhone Mowing Calculator

Greetings. I am a member here, so I hope this is permissible to post. I am an administrator on another forum, and had posted there (as well as here) a mowing time calculator on an Excel...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-03-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,442
Posted By lnbn1975
Not sure if Ipad uses Excel, but here you...

Not sure if Ipad uses Excel, but here you go:


http://www.gopherforum.com/showthread.... (http://www.gopherforum.com/showthread.php?p=43299#post43299)
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 01-28-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,993
Posted By lnbn1975
I put together a couple of sheets for this very...

I put together a couple of sheets for this very thing. I have attached them in a post I made previously. One is for each piece of equipment you have. You make up a sheet for each item. The second...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 09-14-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,553
Posted By lnbn1975
Well, based on your info, 3.5 acres, 4000 ft of...

Well, based on your info, 3.5 acres, 4000 ft of trimming, I assumed a 48 inch cut, and since it is pretty open I assumed a .85 effectiveness. 30 minutes travel to site, 15 mins load/unload, and 30...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 07-12-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,323
Posted By lnbn1975
Just for fun, I put the info thru the mowing time...

Just for fun, I put the info thru the mowing time calculator that I posted in this section. Here's what I come up with on the mowing part:

80 lots at average 1/4 acre each equals 871,200 sq ft to...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 06-20-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,443
Posted By lnbn1975
I worded this wrong. 1 man will take less than...

I worded this wrong. 1 man will take less than HALF as long as 2.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 06-19-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,443
Posted By lnbn1975
Well, if you had 4 guys, with a mower each...

Well, if you had 4 guys, with a mower each cutting 48 inches, you'd use 192 inches on the mowing width, 40 mins (4 men each take 10 mins) on the travel, load/unload, etc. You may want to figure 3...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 06-19-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,443
Posted By lnbn1975
Excel Estimating Calculator

Here is a calculator that you can put on your laptop and do an estimate at the job site. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to PM or Email for an explanation.

Thanks!
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 03-06-2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,832
Posted By lnbn1975
Very good info. I know a lot of folks that put...

Very good info. I know a lot of folks that put Marvel Mystery Oil in their fuel and oil and experience good results. I, personally, would not put it in the oil unless I was aware of a buildup that...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 03-05-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,832
Posted By lnbn1975
I don't know if Stabil will clean/prevent carb...

I don't know if Stabil will clean/prevent carb problems from a machine that is used regularly. It won't hurt, that's for sure. I thought it was more for equipment that didn't use a lot of fuel and...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 03-04-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,832
Posted By lnbn1975
Walmart carries it, as do most auto stores such...

Walmart carries it, as do most auto stores such as Autozone, etc. It comes in a white and red container. Pretty expensive ($8) per can, but you only need about 2 oz per gallon as a preventative. ...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 03-04-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,832
Posted By lnbn1975
A little SeaFoam in the fuel is a good insurance...

A little SeaFoam in the fuel is a good insurance against carb contamination.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-23-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,581
Posted By lnbn1975
Maintenance Forms

I put together a couple of sheets that can be used for keeping records on various equipment. There is a sheet for each piece of equipment and a sheet that gives a synopsis of all the equipment,...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 02-23-2010, 06:40 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 79,933
Posted By lnbn1975
One more question. One the insect repellent, I...

One more question. One the insect repellent, I read that there is an odor to it. How long is this odor present? I'd hate to apply this in advance of a party and have the lawn smelling like Mama's...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 02-23-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 79,933
Posted By lnbn1975
Another question. Being the cautious individual...

Another question. Being the cautious individual that I am, I am contemplating hanging a flier with pull tabs in about 8-10 business establishments with bulletin boards. If I get any response, I...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 02-23-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 79,933
Posted By lnbn1975
Here is a dumb question. If I was to purchase...

Here is a dumb question. If I was to purchase one of the 26 gal sprayers, with an 84 inch swath, how do you know the correct speed of your tractor to get the right coverage. Meaning, how do you...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 02-23-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 79,933
Posted By lnbn1975
We have a store chain in this part of the country...

We have a store chain in this part of the country called Farm and Fleet. Lots of agricultural products at good prices, including tools, clothes, etc. I bought a Fimco 15 gallon sprayer, similar to...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-19-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,101
Posted By lnbn1975
Actually, it would work for about any activity...

Actually, it would work for about any activity that you would want to plug in. Mowing, fertilizing, etc. You could figure costs/1000, rates/1000, applications/1000, etc.

If anyone has any...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 02-18-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 79,933
Posted By lnbn1975
I have been reading and absorbing as much as...

I have been reading and absorbing as much as possible in this thread. Right now I am pretty excited about trying the organic route. I was layed off from my job in Nov. and this may be the nudge I...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 02-18-2010, 03:55 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 79,933
Posted By lnbn1975
Here is a link to a spreadsheet I made with this...

Here is a link to a spreadsheet I made with this product in mind. All you have to do is type in the size lot, in thousands, that you are going to treat. It will give you the amount of each product,...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-18-2010, 03:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,752
Posted By lnbn1975
Here's a link to a quick cheat sheet. It's not...

Here's a link to a quick cheat sheet. It's not set up for what you need right now, but I'll tell you what to do.

I made this for lawn care applications in another thread, but it'll be easy to...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-18-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,101
Posted By lnbn1975
Here's another one that is interactive. This is...

Here's another one that is interactive. This is for applications. I made it up specifically for the "Guys, you need to get into this" thread. In the yellow box you enter the number of thousand...
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