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Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 10-29-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By pblawncare
Steve, The customer is a long term customer who...

Steve,

The customer is a long term customer who has never really questioned our pricing....he basically sent me an email saying "heres what we need you to do, get on it". the Average price of...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 10-29-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 710
Posted By pblawncare
9400 sqft. retail store pressure washing

Our commercial customer just had us pressure wash the building that Dollar General rents. its around 9400 sqft. My pressure washing sub-contractor charged us $375.00 for about half a days work to do...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-03-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,479
Posted By pblawncare
Hustler 2500 Spindle removal

I've got a late 90's Hustler 2500 series 60" mower that has a bad spindle bearing.... and I for the ever living life of me, have NO idea how to get this monkey off.

Model: 924993
Serial: 7011727
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 05-04-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,708
Posted By pblawncare
I do. Steve: mower runs....blades will not turn...

I do.

Steve: mower runs....blades will not turn on, and the wiring is all new. the only thing that has me wondering is that the new wiring harness had a different connector for the relay..... i...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-28-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,588
Posted By pblawncare
I'd do the job and start mowing it.... it could...

I'd do the job and start mowing it.... it could easily end up being very profitable for you in the long term.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 04-28-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,708
Posted By pblawncare
Toro Walk behind...stumped!

I bought another (yes another)walk behind mower not to long ago. it worked fine for a while and then one day I stopped mowing to pick something up and went to turn the blades on...nothing.

I...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-18-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By pblawncare
the battery is producing good voltage.... i will...

the battery is producing good voltage.... i will be checking the solenoid today.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-17-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By pblawncare
I turned the key, and it will not turn over at...

I turned the key, and it will not turn over at all. When I jump it off at the starter, it has a slow drag like its not putting out enough spark to fire?
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 02-17-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By pblawncare
Hustler 2500 series

I've recently brought in a 2500 series Hustler (1998) with a Kawasaki motor. I got it to start fine with the key. Shortly after it started running choppy and bogging down, and cut off. I went to turn...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 01-05-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,510
Posted By pblawncare
best discharge close off (blade blocker) for Toro walk behinds?

What is the best universal discharge shutoff/blade blocker for a Toro walk behind?

These are 52" belt driven machines
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 12-29-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,770
Posted By pblawncare
New commercial account = new mower?

Many of you have seen me post in the past, I've faithfully used Toro 52" walk behinds for the last few years and loved them. My new issue is that I just landed a 24 building apartment complex that...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 12-01-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,918
Posted By pblawncare
Being dropped by a customer for a vauge reason...

So I just got my paycheck for the month of November. Along with that, I get a letter stating that the customers yard (who is on two week rotation) looks horrible because there are leaves absolutely...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 10-03-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,525
Posted By pblawncare
I pulled the trans off one of my other toros that...

I pulled the trans off one of my other toros that is waiting on a new wiring harness (figured I'd put the new transmission on the better mower) after taking a known good transmission and putting it...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 10-01-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,525
Posted By pblawncare
Toro walk behind transmissions

I've got belt driven walk behinds that have bad transmissions (sheath moves on the input shaft) where can I find a rebuild kit for these transmissions?
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 09-22-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,195
Posted By pblawncare
Fellas, You'd think I'd be an expert on these...

Fellas,

You'd think I'd be an expert on these clutches by now, but one question...

another one of my prolines blades were running fine, then after while they'd just shut off. no fuse pop, no...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-17-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,663
Posted By pblawncare
I've got two walk behinds, one has a blown motor...

I've got two walk behinds, one has a blown motor but its worth fixing, the other one runs...but the little things happen to it and its slowly deteriating. Luckily enough we don't have a lot to mow...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-17-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,663
Posted By pblawncare
As far as down time goes, I've generally been...

As far as down time goes, I've generally been able to fix most small issues that day or within 2 days, but I'm getting to the point now that I can't keep doing it like this, all for being...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-17-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,663
Posted By pblawncare
I've got easily $1000 dollars in it it after...

I've got easily $1000 dollars in it it after having different issues come up.... and I've been basically milking some of these issues along more than I should have, I like having a walk behind, but...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-16-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,663
Posted By pblawncare
Mower trade in/new mower

I've been in the business for three years, and every year have set goals for myself to make that year. `1st year was to get my foot in the door, 2nd year was upgrade to a slightly better mower or two...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 06-26-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,746
Posted By pblawncare
oh no I understand where you're coming from. its...

oh no I understand where you're coming from. its just 24" inches of concrete ain't no walk in the park. it actually was the quicker of the stages, repairing some of the panels was a bit tricky on...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 06-26-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,746
Posted By pblawncare
I used the best tool for the job, and moved as...

I used the best tool for the job, and moved as quick and safely as possible (95 degrees out,no messing around). a concrete saw would have been over kill and a sledge hammer would never have done it....
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 06-26-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,746
Posted By pblawncare
Removing treated post from concrete slab

Got fence around a dumpster that the post broke off at the ground, post was set 2 ft. deep with roughly 24" deep of concrete around it. I used a Makitia Electric Hammer to break it loose, took...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 06-02-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,867
Posted By pblawncare
14 hp Kohler motor backfire

I've got a 14hp Kohler Command Motor (CV14T) that has a bad backfire, and what seems like white smoke coming from the motor? I thought the carb might be stuck open and did notice it had a small flame...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 03-25-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,195
Posted By pblawncare
Toro Commercial Proline (30176) It has an...

Toro Commercial Proline (30176)

It has an adjustable clutch, when i bought it it had to be adjusted and I had my mechanic at the time do whatever it took to get it running right, which included...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 03-25-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,195
Posted By pblawncare
Toro PTO clutch Adjustment

I have a 52" toro that I'm almost certain the clutch is out of adjustment. The blades were running fine, then nothing. fuse had popped. I checked the clutch, it is getting power (3.5ohms) and I...
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