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Forum: General Talk Yesterday, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By kslawn
Well the one account I under bid last year and...

Well the one account I under bid last year and had to raise the price, the guy figured he would be better off buying a truck and doing his own plowing. these guys were very hard to work with...very...
Forum: General Talk 11-21-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By kslawn
Lots of snow plowing going on here for...

Lots of snow plowing going on here for sure...since the 11th almost every day. can't complain though $$$$$ is good!!!

Them guys out west of me are just getting spanked though...some of them had...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 11-07-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By kslawn
What kind of mower? How do the blades engage? ...

What kind of mower?

How do the blades engage? With a switch? (electric pto) or a lever? (manual). etc...

If its an electric clutch engagement they will come to a stop fairly quick but not at...
Forum: General Business Discussions 10-15-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,219
Posted By kslawn
Wesleysnips, You have gotten a lot of feed back...

Wesleysnips, You have gotten a lot of feed back on this....have you decided on how your going to approach this or if you are going to go through with it still?

I would like to hear if you have found...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 10-15-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,345
Posted By kslawn
CD, I haven't had any issues with Workman's Comp...

CD, I haven't had any issues with Workman's Comp Ins. yet but I would think that if he injured himself at work, then yes you could claim it.

You said personal injury... did he injure himself while...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 10-14-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,381
Posted By kslawn
This will probably be alright to start. See if...

This will probably be alright to start. See if you can get some more customers on the same street so you don't have to keep loading and unloading the blower. Get as many as you can in the same area!...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-12-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,290
Posted By kslawn
And ya know it isn't a bad side gig to find and...

And ya know it isn't a bad side gig to find and fix older or broke equipment.

Sometimes you can get stuff on the side of the road that someone is throwing out, and sometimes they just can't fix it...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-12-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,167
Posted By kslawn
You probably have a deck that is out of whack! It...

You probably have a deck that is out of whack! It could be both spindle shafts are bent, but it sounds to me that the deck is bent.

Do this, take the belt off of the pulleys....Then grab the pulleys...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 10-12-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,381
Posted By kslawn
gwilson98, are you looking into snow blowing...

gwilson98, are you looking into snow blowing because thats what you have to use or because the customer wants it done that way???

80 foot walkway? Does it go from the house to the street and then to...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-12-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,290
Posted By kslawn
I have to rag on you a little on this...

I have to rag on you a little on this one...LOL!!!

Now Extreme....You just had a post on here about not being able to fix what you thought was a carb issue and also a hydro issue and now you want to...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 10-10-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,739
Posted By kslawn
I charge a flat rate for most of my clean ups but...

I charge a flat rate for most of my clean ups but I have a couple that I charge an hour rate (man hour/per person) because they are very large clean ups and you never know how much time you will have...
Forum: General Business Discussions 10-10-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,219
Posted By kslawn
Yeah I mentioned something to that order in my...

Yeah I mentioned something to that order in my last post. And what could be the most important part of the deal is that they already know your business through and through...maybe you could pay them...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 10-09-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,513
Posted By kslawn
Right on I get ya...and it is hard not to go out...

Right on I get ya...and it is hard not to go out and buy new toys!
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 10-09-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,513
Posted By kslawn
I'm a solo operation and I do monthly and...

I'm a solo operation and I do monthly and quarterly P&L statements through the year and they very from month to month. At the end of the year though on average I'm around 30% +/- profit for the last...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 10-09-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,454
Posted By kslawn
I'm on the same page as steve1201 as far as...

I'm on the same page as steve1201 as far as pre-pay and monthly payments. I give 10% for pre-pay by a certain date before season starts, and for monthly payments they are 5% and are due by the 5th of...
Forum: General Business Discussions 10-07-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,219
Posted By kslawn
This is an interesting tread. I would thing you...

This is an interesting tread.

I would thing you would have to evaluate your business and if the evaluation looks good for an investor to consider investing in you and your business, he or she would...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 10-07-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,454
Posted By kslawn
There is a form for credit card payment...

There is a form for credit card payment authorization on this site, and I've looked it over myself....its probably what your looking for.

Look in the "Contract & Flyer Templates...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-07-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 990
Posted By kslawn
I'm not too familiar with the Freedom Z as to...

I'm not too familiar with the Freedom Z as to where the foot area is above the middle spindle. But I know what you are saying.

You say it does not flip up, but can you take it off completely?

Or,...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 10-04-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,739
Posted By kslawn
Well you can start by explaining to them that it...

Well you can start by explaining to them that it isn't good for the lawn to have leaves pile up or cover the grass for long periods of time. Its good to mulch them in whenever you can, but if there...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-03-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,167
Posted By kslawn
Mr. Dave, I didn't know how it was going to go at...

Mr. Dave, I didn't know how it was going to go at first with the "deliverance" music in the back ground but then the "elevator" music kicked in and I new it was going to be alright! lol

Great work...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-03-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,495
Posted By kslawn
Very true Steve, and if you can diagnose the...

Very true Steve, and if you can diagnose the problem fairly quickly then your 90% there...

Although I'm very capable of fixing my own stuff, I'm very fortunate to have a good background and a go to...
Forum: Health, Safety and Accident Issues. 10-03-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,453
Posted By kslawn
That is very disturbing to see something like...

That is very disturbing to see something like this.

I would hope that the operator jumped off before it flipped.

Ya know, if you think about it, when we are mowing we rarely think about these...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-03-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,167
Posted By kslawn
It sounds to me that you have bent the deck in...

It sounds to me that you have bent the deck in two or more ways....if you hit the stump in the front and you hit it hard enough, then you quite possibly bent the deck on the top side or more like a...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 10-03-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,739
Posted By kslawn
The leaves are starting to fall here already and...

The leaves are starting to fall here already and will finish up on most of my regular cutting routes this coming week. Then I'll start doing the clean ups and non stop til they are finished....got to...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 09-30-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,495
Posted By kslawn
^^^This is exactly right....Extreme, I wasn't...

^^^This is exactly right....Extreme, I wasn't bashing on you about not fixing your own stuff, just suggesting that it is a lot cheaper to fix your own stuff. When one gets into doing their own...
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