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Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-11-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,665
Posted By stevef1201
Lost my @#$ blower

I lost my @#$ blower it fell off my trailer (I know ) I think that it was not as secure as I thought it was. Oh well, had to go get a new on so I got an Echo PB 500T 195 MPH 465 CFM. Now I am glad...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-05-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,544
Posted By stevef1201
60 bucks an acre

60 bucks an acre
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-04-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,426
Posted By stevef1201
Just remember you only have one time to make a...

Just remember you only have one time to make a good first impression. Is your truck clean and look like it is well maintained? No rusted out spots, no broken windows. Is your trailer and equipment...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-03-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,487
Posted By stevef1201
also don pick up. Have lost one or two customers...

also don pick up. Have lost one or two customers who insist that the thatch will build up too much. (Here in Florida for 30 years and have never seen thatch build up TOO much) I use a mulcher for the...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 01-03-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,114
Posted By stevef1201
You asked about prep time (50 per man hour), and...

You asked about prep time (50 per man hour), and then about mulch (100 / Yd delivered and installed). Hope that helps
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-03-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,426
Posted By stevef1201
I hit mine weekly with my Pressure Washer. Gets...

I hit mine weekly with my Pressure Washer. Gets all the crap off the deck, under the belt guards, and out of the nooks and crannies. The stains I don't care about. what I do care about is being...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 12-30-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,979
Posted By stevef1201
Talking FAILURE is going back to bagging groceries at...

FAILURE is going back to bagging groceries at Publix.
Failing to succeed is not planning to succeed, or not working your plan.
Have a plan on how to succeed. Work that plan. Succeed. Simple...
Forum: General Business Discussions 12-28-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,923
Posted By stevef1201
This year it that period between Dec 24 and Dec...

This year it that period between Dec 24 and Dec 28, and again between Dec 31 and Jan 4.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 12-27-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,979
Posted By stevef1201
We don't need the ENTIRE market, we just need...

We don't need the ENTIRE market, we just need enough to be successful.
truer words have never been spoken before

I don't need to nor want to cut every yard in the surrounding 100 mile, I just want...
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 12-24-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,475
Posted By stevef1201
I paid this guy 10 bucks an hour, plus 15 an hour...

I paid this guy 10 bucks an hour, plus 15 an hour expenses, total cost 25 per hour.
Did 3 residentials per hour at 25 per cut, that is 75 per hour, 7 hours a day 525 per day.
Less 175 leaves 350 per...
Forum: General Talk 12-23-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,174
Posted By stevef1201
I got a hundred buck tip from one of my...

I got a hundred buck tip from one of my customers. Does that count?
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 12-23-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,475
Posted By stevef1201
I hired one guy who could mow straight as an...

I hired one guy who could mow straight as an arrow, could not trim worth a ****, scalped and missed a lot. I kept him on to mow, I and another guy did all the hand work.

I had to work harder than I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization and Website Design Discussions. 12-21-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,999
Posted By stevef1201
It really depends on how any friends you have on...

It really depends on how any friends you have on your personal page, what your are demographics are, and how your posts are viewed by your friends and whether or not they repost. Here most of the...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 12-21-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,589
Posted By stevef1201
all the damn little parts and getting them in...

all the damn little parts and getting them in exactly right. Had no manual to go with, just had to spend time on the phone for how something fit, the photographs were not as good as I thought.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 12-21-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By stevef1201
What ever you choose remember getting a Cadillac...

What ever you choose remember getting a Cadillac does no good if your only dealer is a Honda.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 12-21-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By stevef1201
Pros and cons to everything. ZTR makes for less...

Pros and cons to everything. ZTR makes for less operator fatigue. Stander is easier to 'un ***' and pick up crap. ZTR can be used for a long time -less fatigue. Stander takes up less room on the...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 12-19-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,589
Posted By stevef1201
It was a royal PAIN IN THE A**. But my neighbors...

It was a royal PAIN IN THE A**. But my neighbors son in law works at hydrogear, and was visiting for a couple of weeks and he helped. What did I learn-don't want to do it again
Forum: General Business Discussions 12-19-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,220
Posted By stevef1201
The more money you spend on obamacare, the less...

The more money you spend on obamacare, the less you have to pay me a reasonable rate
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 12-19-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,475
Posted By stevef1201
Like that When I was in construction, we had a...

Like that

When I was in construction, we had a booklet, actually several of them depending on the level we were working at.
It had every skill needed for that level, with some information on what...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 12-19-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,589
Posted By stevef1201
To figure out if it worth repairing, or should be...

To figure out if it worth repairing, or should be replaced-How much will a new machine cost you per month. How much will you put into repairs each month. When the repairs go above the purchase the...
Forum: General Business Discussions 12-19-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,220
Posted By stevef1201
It has hurt the economy, I know several people...

It has hurt the economy, I know several people who have either lost their job, or had their hours cut to 28 a week so the company did not have to provide insurance required by this abomination. I...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 12-14-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,333
Posted By stevef1201
Just a thought. Ferris is a good machine,...

Just a thought. Ferris is a good machine, however you really have to look at who is the closest dealer, buy a great machine at a great price means nothing if you have a two hour drive to get parts,...
Forum: General Business Discussions 12-14-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,678
Posted By stevef1201
But this other guy said it was only...... I say...

But this other guy said it was only...... I say ' hire him' get in my truck and leave. I will not work for peanuts or to go broke. I work about 20 hours a week (Not including maintenance, homework...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 12-13-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,423
Posted By stevef1201
Well you do need something small for those small...

Well you do need something small for those small jobs, but BIGGER IS BETTER
Forum: General Business Discussions 12-12-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,678
Posted By stevef1201
You know for the guy starting out, I tell him to...

You know for the guy starting out, I tell him to load his stuff up (in his truck), drive around the block. Pull up to his house and mow his grass, do everything, trim-edge-blow- and keep track of...
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