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Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-15-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By googus
I sent a reply stating that i would have to...

I sent a reply stating that i would have to charge extra for removal. He replied that he wasn't going to need my services:)
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-14-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By googus
Thanks guys, great points! I got him via flyer.

Thanks guys, great points!
I got him via flyer.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-11-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By googus
Am I missing something in my quote?

The below conversation/quote and unsent reply is for a 450sq ft mulch job.


Cliff,
I am sorry to inform you that with the added labor and disposal of existing mulch would raise the price...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-30-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By googus
No- used with 50hrs I was Very careful to wipe...

No- used with 50hrs
I was Very careful to wipe area around the cap. Just seemed dark.
I priced it out and I would be saving pretty much just labor hours of around $70.00
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-30-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By googus
Hydro oil

My ztr z3100 hydro oil seems pretty dark with 50hrs on it. I was thinking of vacuuming some out and replacing it with new oil to get me by until the recommended service at 100 hrs.
Thoughts?
Also, I...
Forum: General Business Discussions 03-10-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By googus
All my properties where the typical cookie cutter...

All my properties where the typical cookie cutter under a 1/2 acre. I went on a couple of bids for larger ones and I was estimating 1hr plus to do them and I just could bring myself to price them out...
Forum: General Business Discussions 03-06-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By googus
Last piece of the puzzle

Three years in, first year purchased blower and 30in. The second no purchase just maintenance. I found out that running a part time business that I was shooting myself in the foot and not being able...
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-29-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,471
Posted By googus
That was good! I thought it was too early also....

That was good!

I thought it was too early also. like you I am a bit jumply with putting a good amount of money into it over the winter:) but, I also don't want them to sign with anyone else.
Forum: General Business Discussions 01-28-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,471
Posted By googus
Contact last years clients?

When will be a good time to contact last years clients to gage interest in 2015 season?

Any good wording or template on this?
Thanks greg
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 01-13-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By googus
Here is another try:)

Here is another try:)
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 01-12-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 810
Posted By googus
My community only ad thoughts

Here is a quick flyer ad I want to use for my community only.
Thoughts?
Thanks Greg



Sorry can't upload a PPT and can't delete post
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-07-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By googus
I don't think I can fit a 12ftin my garage. Do I...

I don't think I can fit a 12ftin my garage.

Do I need brakes if I am running more then 1,000lbs on it?
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-07-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By googus
Need a trailer

After picking up my Ztr I now need a trailer. I do not know anything about them. Attached is the one I was looking at new.
5.5 x 10ft with 15in tires and 3500# axle , 1200 out the door brand...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-01-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,999
Posted By googus
That's great testimony! My very limited 1cent:)...

That's great testimony!
My very limited 1cent:) if you have multiple or back up mowers find a low hour used mower.
My second mower which was going to do 90% of the cutting I bought new because I...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 01-01-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 41,067
Posted By googus
Added a big brother to my small operation. 2013...

Added a big brother to my small operation. 2013 Exmark Pioneer S with an Ultra cut Series 3 48in deck with 49hrs on it:)
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 12-15-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,328
Posted By googus
Can you point me in a direction for the block...

Can you point me in a direction for the block plate? Mine has the 48in ultra cut series three. I can't find one on the net. Also, I have a couple of questions.

If I run a block plate some of the...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 12-13-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,328
Posted By googus
I have a Exmark 30 Commercial and a back up 21:)

I have a Exmark 30 Commercial and a back up 21:)
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 12-12-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,328
Posted By googus
New addition to my small business

An Exmark Pioneer S series 48in deck.

After two years with my Exmark 30 Commercial. I found out that I was turning down jobs because of the sq ft, based on my rate.

Pick it up on CL with 49hrs for...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 12-09-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,182
Posted By googus
FYI I put it on last night and worked out just...

FYI
I put it on last night and worked out just fine.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 12-06-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,182
Posted By googus
Echo pb200 blower fuel line kit?

I have a kit # 90127 for fuel system maintenance. The pb200 is a different kit number but looks the same as the kit I have.

Any know if it will fit my blower ?
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 12-03-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,406
Posted By googus
As noted my main problem is my current set up. No...

As noted my main problem is my current set up. No trailer, I ramp up my Exmark commercial 30 up and down all day. I could fit a trailer in the garage but he car would have to come out during the...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 12-03-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,406
Posted By googus
I meant to link this one...

I meant to link this one also

https://charlotte.craigslist.org/grd/4762444171.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00X0X_iRpmOXiFZi_600x450.jpg
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 12-03-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,406
Posted By googus
Does this sound like a great deal

In my second season I did not purchase any equipment. I also was about 1200.00 more in revenue. I have been eyeing up a larger mower so I could go after larger pieces of property, which I try to stay...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 11-21-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 985
Posted By googus
Belt dealer problem

Three weeks ago I took my Exmark commercial 30 in because the blades where bogging while the engine was at full rpm. They adjusted the belt and gave the mower back to me. $ 48.00
When I went to use...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 11-08-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By googus
Exmark Commercial 30 Lever bar with cable Clutch...

Exmark Commercial 30
Lever bar with cable
Clutch is connectd to belt
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