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Forum: General Talk 02-28-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,111
Posted By Fisher
When would you consider selling out?

Surprised that I had missed this article ( http://www.powerequipmenttrade.com/servicemaster-sells-trugreen-to-aurora-affiliate/ ) last year, it got me to wondering at what point would I consider...
Forum: General Talk 09-21-2011, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,802
Posted By Fisher
I do not use any false names for phone, email or...

I do not use any false names for phone, email or otherwise. Though if I did I would use an alter ego kind of like a writer would have a pen name. I've worked with guys before that I would give them...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 08-11-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,154
Posted By Fisher
Well, this morning first thing I went ahead and...

Well, this morning first thing I went ahead and pulled the clutch to check for adjustment. As you just posted here this morning it wasn't adjustable and every other reading seemed to be on target. ...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 08-11-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,154
Posted By Fisher
HUSQVARNA 539105406 is the part that I've...

HUSQVARNA 539105406 is the part that I've ordered. I do not see any adjustment screws like in your previously posted diagram. I am assuming they may be hidden on the backside and just require...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 08-10-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,154
Posted By Fisher
OK, I found it and new I had read it some time...

OK, I found it and new I had read it some time back I just couldn't find it using the search. I did test it as described there all but the gap. I suppose that the gap may be the source of the...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 08-10-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,154
Posted By Fisher
I searched earlier for them and I'm about to...

I searched earlier for them and I'm about to again. I did test it though not from the information you had posted before.

I didn't mean to imply I believed the oil may be causing a short, rather I...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 08-10-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,154
Posted By Fisher
PTO Clutch slipping

It seems our clutch is slipping on one of our newest machines which has less than 100hrs on it. It seemed as if it was completely out of service. I started checking out the switch and everything...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 08-08-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,040
Posted By Fisher
JJ you could also consider a .net or something...

JJ you could also consider a .net or something instead of .com. We had to only put a - in our name as it is the same as a company in New York. I figure most people find it anyhow most often by...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 08-08-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,040
Posted By Fisher
Our work is mostly word of mouth and appearance...

Our work is mostly word of mouth and appearance as well. Though, I must say If there is a dot com with your name when someone looks it up in google they will see your competitor even if they are in...
Forum: Promote your products or services 08-05-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,138
Posted By Fisher
I was kinda wondering about that myself. When...

I was kinda wondering about that myself. When picking up where the dog left off there is a big difference i'm sure in the work between a couple of teacup chihuahuas and well a Saint Bernard.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 08-05-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,268
Posted By Fisher
Liberty, your set up is about what I had in mind...

Liberty, your set up is about what I had in mind but I was looking at a bigger loader to suck and blow the leaves.

Do you thing you would offer curb side clean up even if you weren't the ones to get...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 08-05-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,268
Posted By Fisher
I would like to see more on this as well, though...

I would like to see more on this as well, though I'm sure it's been covered in previous threads. I would imagine to mulch them neatly may require and be better if you performed it as a weekly/bi...
Forum: Promote your products or services 08-05-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,138
Posted By Fisher
This is just a sample from one of the many that...

This is just a sample from one of the many that offer services close to my area. From what I've gathered most are assuming a back yard of 2,500-6,500 sq ft to be cleaned. Now I know this service is...
Forum: Promote your products or services 08-05-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,138
Posted By Fisher
It's surprising sometimes learning what your not...

It's surprising sometimes learning what your not covered to do. I started out in concrete placement which involved some excavation as well as pressure washing to expose aggregate/pea gravel...
Forum: Promote your products or services 08-04-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,138
Posted By Fisher
Ducke, that's when you hire someone. One man and...

Ducke, that's when you hire someone. One man and a small vehicle while you are sitting home warm or doing something different would probably net you an extra $20 per labor hr and all you have to do...
Forum: Promote your products or services 08-04-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,138
Posted By Fisher
I can see adding this service as like I mentioned...

I can see adding this service as like I mentioned before I'm sure the profits are better than basic lawn care services. I just can't see buying into a franchise to offer it.
Forum: General Talk 08-03-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,619
Posted By Fisher
I have a homeowner that I service only once per...

I have a homeowner that I service only once per month to clean beds, weed eat and just take care of all the damage her husband does the rest of the month.

Anyhow, She always has Preen in her beds...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 08-03-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,347
Posted By Fisher
I came into this already having mostly larger...

I came into this already having mostly larger over kill equipment. I have rented more for the purpose of tracking our spending dollars and learning which pieces of equipment are worth buying at the...
Forum: Promote your products or services 08-03-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,138
Posted By Fisher
On top of that you have to provide your own...

On top of that you have to provide your own dustpan and garbage bags. With this being a "natural extension" of the work we already do for the name we've already built or are building for ourselves,...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 07-30-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,782
Posted By Fisher
"Strategic Service Partners" amongst ourselves

I am sure that about half of us do work as a sub or service partner for some larger company that gets the work finds us in the area and has us do it at a much lower cost than they are...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-21-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,078
Posted By Fisher
I've seen property owners (not in the city) who...

I've seen property owners (not in the city) who apparently thought the grass was to expensive to get under control or just more work than they wanted to do just burn their yards in little controlled...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-21-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,078
Posted By Fisher
I'm a bit confused, did you charge the low rate...

I'm a bit confused, did you charge the low rate of only $35 per man hour? I figure that to be about $90 if 1hr 15min per guy @ $35 per hr.

If you charged the $150 it sounds like a better $60 +/-...
Forum: General Talk 07-19-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,303
Posted By Fisher
Actually Ducke I think a couple of times I have...

Actually Ducke I think a couple of times I have consider buying my son a small truck, trailer, set of mowers, and hand helds. Just so that when I know I've lost a bid on a residential account he can...
Forum: General Talk 07-19-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,156
Posted By Fisher
I actually am more suited to work on my own...

I actually am more suited to work on my own equipment than the "good techs" are around here or so it seems. Learning on customers equipment isn't the best idea if you don't already have significant...
Forum: General Talk 07-18-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,303
Posted By Fisher
Great, now he's still gonna be upset, not because...

Great, now he's still gonna be upset, not because you're low balling but because you're making up to 15% more profit while charging the same rates as the insured guys in your area. This is of course...
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