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Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. Yesterday, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By Chilehead
Yeah, that would be great.:cool:

Yeah, that would be great.:cool:
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 05-26-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By Chilehead
If I was you, I would wish her well and move on.

If I was you, I would wish her well and move on.
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 05-26-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By Chilehead
Gotcha. Have a good one.:cool:

Gotcha. Have a good one.:cool:
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 05-25-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By Chilehead
Is this an accusation towards me?

Is this an accusation towards me?
Forum: General Business Discussions 05-24-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 274
Posted By Chilehead
Smart move. I've learned that there will always...

Smart move. I've learned that there will always be people who need to have their property serviced "TODAY", who cause significant disruption to an LCO. Bottom line, I have a route where all clients...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-23-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By Chilehead
You see, right there when you say you are...

You see, right there when you say you are extremely behind-that constitutes damages. Take him to court for everything but the price of the unit. The dealer is stringing you along, so malicious intent...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-23-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By Chilehead
Solution: Don't call them again. Instead, take...

Solution: Don't call them again. Instead, take them to court. If you prepaid for the mower, you need to sue for the cost of the machine (including sales tax), court costs, and for punitive damages...
Forum: General Business Discussions 05-21-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 274
Posted By Chilehead
We started this spring with very wet weather that...

We started this spring with very wet weather that continued until the end of April. It then got relatively dry, and unusually hot with highs in the low 90s for about a week and a half. Now,...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 05-21-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,186
Posted By Chilehead
I think it best to look as professional as is...

I think it best to look as professional as is affordable from the get-go. It's all about establishing an image of competence.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-16-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By Chilehead
Planned purchases: Snapper Pro SW35, Kage...

Planned purchases: Snapper Pro SW35, Kage Innovations sulky w/suspension, pro-quality spreader, 5'x12' trailer.

Right now, I am acquiring the building materials to build a 12'x 16' shop. Walls are...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-13-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By Chilehead
Big Dog mowers are the twin to Hustler mowers....

Big Dog mowers are the twin to Hustler mowers. They are both manufactured by the same parent company.
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 05-11-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By Chilehead
I feel most business owners fail to comprehend...

I feel most business owners fail to comprehend proper business protocols. Points would include how to greet/engage the client, what to say/what not to say, how to properly use/read body language, how...
Forum: General Talk 05-09-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By Chilehead
I'd raise the price, and drop her as a client if...

I'd raise the price, and drop her as a client if she does not comply.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-09-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By Chilehead
I use an Echo SRM-266 string trimmer, PAS-266...

I use an Echo SRM-266 string trimmer, PAS-266 with attachments, and still have a five year old SRM-230 as a backup. Never had any problems AT ALL. Just perform routine maintenance per Echo's...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 05-09-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By Chilehead
I did not get the job. The homeowner simply...

I did not get the job. The homeowner simply stated that he decided to go with one of the other quotes he received. Now I'm left wondering just how much of what "the jerk" said actually influenced my...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 05-07-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By Chilehead
I don't think it was the owner, likely a...

I don't think it was the owner, likely a foreman/general manager though. He had on a company polo and pleated khakis-too dressed up for lawn work. He also had no trailer with him, and his pickup bed...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 05-06-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By Chilehead
I hope you're right. I should find out pretty...

I hope you're right. I should find out pretty soon.
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 05-06-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By Chilehead
What a JERK!

Okay, I'm still a bit P.O'ed about what I'm about to post here (:mad:), but I know that venting about it will be better than plotting gruesome forms of revenge against the perpetrator.
So, I get this...
Forum: General Business Discussions 05-05-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By Chilehead
Lack of available labor is my biggest challenge....

Lack of available labor is my biggest challenge. I believe the problem to be cultural in nature: there are plenty of unemployed individuals around here, just none who are willing to perspire a...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 05-01-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,140
Posted By Chilehead
Tough break, man. I'd be pretty P.O'ed too if...

Tough break, man. I'd be pretty P.O'ed too if that happened to me. Thankfully, I run Kawasakis.
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 04-23-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,259
Posted By Chilehead
Never hired an illegal alien, never will. It's a...

Never hired an illegal alien, never will. It's a matter of patriotism for me. For the record I support capitalism, but patriotism trumps capitalism in my book.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-19-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By Chilehead
Okay. You win, You win! Sheesh....!:rolleyes:

Okay. You win, You win! Sheesh....!:rolleyes:
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-19-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By Chilehead
You are intermingling terms. Everything I...

You are intermingling terms. Everything I mentioned is per UGA College of Environmental Sciences, and GA Extension Service. FYI, Clemson, Texas A & M, and others say the same thing to substantiate...
Forum: General Business Discussions 04-17-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,037
Posted By Chilehead
:DHA! Story of my life!

:DHA! Story of my life!
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-17-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,081
Posted By Chilehead
Truth be told, aeration has less to do with...

Truth be told, aeration has less to do with improving the dirt and more to do with improving the soil, which in turn can make the growing environment for turf roots improve. In GA, we have a...
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