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Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation Yesterday, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By kslawn
Steve, i think your right about not much money to...

Steve, i think your right about not much money to be made on this job.

I could partner up with the guy that subs for me in the winter. He has more equipment for this type of work, and wold possibly...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-16-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By kslawn
stevef1201.....Roger that! I've had to deal with...

stevef1201.....Roger that! I've had to deal with these guys before and I think that they believe that they know what services should cost, at least in their minds and as I have seen in the past with...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-15-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By kslawn
BelleCity...From what i gather so far, they are...

BelleCity...From what i gather so far, they are just wanting an extra ball field in the same place as the other one they have. What they've been doing is using an older field for the second field...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-15-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By kslawn
Thanks Steve this will give me a great start...

Thanks Steve this will give me a great start going into it if i decide to put a bid on it....Thanks!
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-15-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By kslawn
Softball field

Has anyone on here ever installed a softball field from start to finish???

The next town over wants bids on 1 softball field.

Don't have to much details as of yet until I contact them, but just...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 08-15-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 584
Posted By kslawn
I know that on my 28hp kohler they have an...

I know that on my 28hp kohler they have an upgrade kit for the ignition system that costs around the same as if you were going to replace what i have new.
I can get the original coils for mine...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 08-06-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 584
Posted By kslawn
Shady Grady....do you have a spark advance module...

Shady Grady....do you have a spark advance module on that engine/

i have a Kohler 28hp and has one on it.....anyway if you do it will be a black box mounted on the shroud someplace.

It does just...
Forum: General Business Discussions 08-04-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By kslawn
One should know his or her own limit with regards...

One should know his or her own limit with regards to income verses spending....$300/$1000/$5000...I would think one should use a CC very wisely as to not run it up every month then make min payments....
Forum: General Talk 08-04-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By kslawn
Yeah what stevef1201 said and when you give him...

Yeah what stevef1201 said and when you give him the invoice when your finished and he complains (and he will) tell him to "now chill" this is the "method" we use...lol
Forum: General Business Discussions 08-04-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By kslawn
My late fee is 10%... I offer discounts of 10%...

My late fee is 10%...

I offer discounts of 10% for pre pay and 5% for monthly payments so i figure a 10% late fee isn't out of line or to much.

I get my invoices out at the end of each month and...
Forum: General Talk 08-04-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By kslawn
Greg, do this....put some boards down on the...

Greg, do this....put some boards down on the areas you are going to be going over and it will almost eliminate the damage. You may have some but not near as bad as just driving over the lawn.
Forum: General Business Discussions 08-02-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By kslawn
Greg...you don't want to run them up to half and...

Greg...you don't want to run them up to half and make payments, then not use it for a few months. That shows that your using your credit "loosely" or periodically, and some creditors will look at it...
Forum: General Business Discussions 08-02-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By kslawn
You could give them or offer them a discount if...

You could give them or offer them a discount if they pay when they receive their invoice. Some customers just put us on the back burner.

I have a customer that owns a business herself and pays late...
Forum: General Talk 08-02-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By kslawn
Greg...sounds like you will be doing more...

Greg...sounds like you will be doing more landscaping!!! lol
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 08-02-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 584
Posted By kslawn
I have a 28hp Kohler, and it was running crappy,...

I have a 28hp Kohler, and it was running crappy, spitting and sputtering. It would run fine at first but it seemed when it got warmer it would run rough when i got on rough terrain (thought...
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-31-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By kslawn
Contact them and ask them why they are late with...

Contact them and ask them why they are late with payment and if they come back with some excuse, then remind them that they have been late for so many # of months.

Tell them you have bills too. Ask...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 07-31-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By kslawn
I think you guys misunderstood me.......What i...

I think you guys misunderstood me.......What i mean is, you look at one unit and you can estimate how much time it will take you to do it. Its a lot easier than looking at the whole thing and trying...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 07-30-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By kslawn
I would have to say that your going to have to...

I would have to say that your going to have to measure for the edging at least.

then get your separate bid ready for the tree and shrub trimming.

Then as far as the cutting is concerned, bid on...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 07-30-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By kslawn
Steve, I suppose it would but I couldn't imagine...

Steve, I suppose it would but I couldn't imagine cleaning the underside of the deck after each and every lawn. You would have to charge every customer for a deck cleaning for sure. Chances are if you...
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-30-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By kslawn
Well as far as purchasing something, i think only...

Well as far as purchasing something, i think only you can really make that decision. You have things in mind like a compressor or a vac system, and both are a good too;l and IMO a necessity for any...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 07-28-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 516
Posted By kslawn
When i worked for my ex employer, oh say 20 years...

When i worked for my ex employer, oh say 20 years ago or so...had a customer ask him if he could have a different crew cut her lawn because of this.

Park/common area across the street from her I...
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-28-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By kslawn
You said that you have a credit card, so use it,...

You said that you have a credit card, so use it, but pay it off every month in full. That is one of the best things you can do to build your credit up quickly.

If your looking to get a bank loan...
Forum: General Talk 07-27-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By kslawn
I understand that some spin in the clockwise...

I understand that some spin in the clockwise direction and I would try a McCulloch if i had a dealer in my area.

I am partial to Redmax and Shindiawa trimmers, its what I've always used and they...
Forum: General Talk 07-25-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By kslawn
Also, as you get a lot more experience at...

Also, as you get a lot more experience at trimming, you CAN go around things the other direction and do it with minimal clippings going into the flower beds etc.

If your a righty. As your trimming...
Forum: General Talk 07-25-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By kslawn
Well if your a natural "righty" like me...its...

Well if your a natural "righty" like me...its easier to go down driveways etc (trimming not edging) but to go around tree's and houses fence lines etc...its easier for a lefty because of the rotation...
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