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Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-23-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By Chilehead
Welcome, fellow Georgians! This is a good group...

Welcome, fellow Georgians! This is a good group of folks.:cool:
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 08-23-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,001
Posted By Chilehead
When placing a bid for routine...

When placing a bid for routine maintenance/mowing, I usually bid per man hour. My market is $40.00 - $50.00 per man hour depending on the neighborhood. You then have to look at how quickly it would...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-17-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,593
Posted By Chilehead
I always wondered about that. Any other forum...

I always wondered about that. Any other forum I've been on had a PM feature. Hey Steve, why no PM?:D
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-17-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By Chilehead
Dimension is a good product, but I personally...

Dimension is a good product, but I personally prefer Stonewall (prodiamine). It is common for LCOs to follow the 4-step program touted in the home improvement stores, but pre-emergents really should...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-15-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By Chilehead
Sounds to me like you need to start incorporating...

Sounds to me like you need to start incorporating some weed control products: both post and pre emergent herbicides.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 08-11-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By Chilehead
This is true. In a big market like the Atlanta...

This is true. In a big market like the Atlanta metro, it will be easier to find a deal than in a small rural community.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 08-11-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By Chilehead
You won't be disappointed. I was searching on...

You won't be disappointed. I was searching on Craigslist the other day for Gravely 32" mowers to act as a replacement for my 21" Honda. I only use the 21" for properties with small gates. One of them...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 08-11-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By Chilehead
What about changing out your blades? Standard...

What about changing out your blades? Standard lift blades will cause less clumping than high lift blades. I know this from experience.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 08-10-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By Chilehead
Let me tell you about that. I had my selections...

Let me tell you about that. I had my selections narrowed down to the Gravely and the Ferris FW35. When I finally decided to make the purchase, I called around to see who had the above-mentioned...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 08-09-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By Chilehead
I really wanted to get a ProStance, but even...

I really wanted to get a ProStance, but even then, too many of my clients' properties have really steep hills.....thus, the walk-behind. The sulky will make it pretty close.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 08-08-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By Chilehead
My new mower

Almost 3 weeks ago, my Exmark walk behind started giving me problems (2002 model) so I ended up making a new purchase. Got a Gravely Pro-walk 48" hydro. I wanted to post about it when I got it, but...
Forum: General Talk 08-02-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By Chilehead
Whoever posted this clearly has no business...

Whoever posted this clearly has no business smarts, let alone any common sense. I would disregard it as stupidity and charge a rate that makes you a desirable profit margin.
Forum: General Talk 07-28-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By Chilehead
Intentional animal cruelty is a clinically proven...

Intentional animal cruelty is a clinically proven precursor for serial murder of humans.
Forum: General Talk 07-28-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By Chilehead
Uggggh. (I slowly look down, and shake my head in...

Uggggh. (I slowly look down, and shake my head in disbelief)
Forum: General Talk 07-25-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,762
Posted By Chilehead
The sheer irresponsibility/stupidity of many dog...

The sheer irresponsibility/stupidity of many dog owners is astounding. It is rarely the fault of an attacking dog that it attacks, but rather an owner that fails at dog socialization.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 07-25-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Chilehead
Thanks, man. I've never personally swapped an...

Thanks, man. I've never personally swapped an engine before, but it seems to me that it shouldn't be too technical.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 07-24-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Chilehead
Okay. I could expect this, as there are over...

Okay. I could expect this, as there are over 12000 hours on this engine. I know I could always sell the machine, but is it possible to put a new entry-level engine on it (i.e. B&S Professional...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 07-24-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Chilehead
Spark plugs look fine, and only have 150 hours on...

Spark plugs look fine, and only have 150 hours on them.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 07-24-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Chilehead
Some of what you said occurred some time ago. I'm...

Some of what you said occurred some time ago. I'm pretty sure the top seal failed, as I have had the massive oil leak per your description. I have to blow off the engine with compressed air daily to...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 07-23-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Chilehead
Okay, so the two pictures are too large to...

Okay, so the two pictures are too large to attach. The screws correspond to the holes on the top of the engine cover near the air filter.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 07-23-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Chilehead
Need your help, Gopher mechanics

Well, my Exmark Viking died today, but it may only be in a "coma", and not dead. I am getting a new machine tomorrow because I can't wait to get my Viking fixed, but here is the dilemma. The mower is...
Forum: General Talk 07-22-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,819
Posted By Chilehead
Doing awesome, here. It would help if we could go...

Doing awesome, here. It would help if we could go a day or two where it would stay below 95 (temp and/or heat index). 95 and humid is so much worse than 103 and arid.
Forum: General Talk 07-08-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,821
Posted By Chilehead
Here's how I handle it.... (Phone rings) Me: Good...

Here's how I handle it....
(Phone rings)
Me: Good morning, ABC Lawn Care.
Client: Hi, My name is Joe Schmoe. I live at 123 Main St, and was interested in getting my grass cut today. It's really...
Forum: General Talk 07-01-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,762
Posted By Chilehead
Yes, bear repellant is the way to go. It will...

Yes, bear repellant is the way to go. It will deter/disorientate any mammal in North America. It's great to have on hand if you have to go mow in 'da hood.:D
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 06-29-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,381
Posted By Chilehead
I do steer them towards wood with the reasons I...

I do steer them towards wood with the reasons I listed above.
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