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Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 09-19-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,150
Posted By Chaz
What kind of mowers do you run? have baggers for...

What kind of mowers do you run? have baggers for them? if not why did you take this route instead of putting a bagger on one of them?
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 09-15-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,921
Posted By Chaz
consider your area, and specific growing season I...

consider your area, and specific growing season
I live in Virginia, weekly cutting is only about 29 visits annually.
Forum: General Talk 09-15-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By Chaz
honestly, it sounds like what happened to the...

honestly, it sounds like what happened to the thread creator.
Forum: General Talk 09-15-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By Chaz
53 clients all said they were cancelling because...

53 clients all said they were cancelling because of couldn't afford?

I wouldn't buy that. maybe they did hire a kid who came through.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 09-12-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,164
Posted By Chaz
Great Idea Steve, I was trying to get a picture...

Great Idea Steve,
I was trying to get a picture of me on the aerator just haven't had a chance so busy with everything else.

I might incorporate that statement in my next facebook...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 09-12-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,164
Posted By Chaz
Well the one I bought has the advantages: You...

Well the one I bought has the advantages:


You stand on it -less walking/wrestling
Weighs 1015lbs
30" aeration width
7 mph speed (you can aerate at that speed as well)
deeper cores (i think it...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 09-10-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,164
Posted By Chaz
I have offered it in the past two years, got...

I have offered it in the past two years, got tired of messing with the walk behinds. So I demo'd this, works great. Also gave me a good reason to make a goal of $12k in aeration sales this fall....
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 09-09-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,164
Posted By Chaz
New Aerator

So I decided not to sell the business due to advice i got from a buddy that has been helping me over the past 3 years. he told me I should milk the business for all its worth then come winter decide...
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-16-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By Chaz
What's my business worth?

Hello,
This is my third year doing landscaping and recently I have been offered a pretty decent job opportunity and have been trying to consider all the routes that i could take with my business if i...
Forum: General Talk 07-13-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By Chaz
15 tons is means for having it delivered. 8 trips...

15 tons is means for having it delivered.
8 trips is a lot of wear on the truck and a lot of wasted time and fuel.

it was so funny how upset she was like she didn't expect there to be problems.

he...
Forum: General Talk 07-11-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By Chaz
Lowballers

Had a one of my clients today tell me about her experience with a new landscaping company that she hired to do some other landscaping work. I took care of her lawn but she wanted other things done...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-02-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 871
Posted By Chaz
I used a refurbished 128L from ebay when i first...

I used a refurbished 128L from ebay when i first started, was like under $100 lasted about a year and a half. Stopped running, I gave it to my parents when i replaced with commercial quality and they...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-30-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 871
Posted By Chaz
http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trksid=p2050601.m5...

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trksid=p2050601.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.H0.Xhusqvarna+trimmer&_nkw=husqvarna+trimmer&_sacat=0&_from=R40
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 06-30-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By Chaz
How much did you charge for a job like that?

How much did you charge for a job like that?
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 06-26-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By Chaz
My yards are very large, I have no use for...

My yards are very large, I have no use for anything smaller than a 60".

Today as we were running both mowers i noticed the gravely's engine has lost 3 of the 4 bolts that secure the engine to the...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 06-25-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By Chaz
New Mower and Trailer

I got sick of having to work weekends, because of mower going down, truck going down, rain etc.

So I went how and bought a new 61" Husqvarna mower to accompany my 60" gravely. It's great because I...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 06-24-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,273
Posted By Chaz
I have just read through the entire thread and...

I have just read through the entire thread and actually really enjoyed it, sounds like me with stuff breaking and going wrong but fixed quickly so you can get back to work.

However, I am thoroughly...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-07-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,891
Posted By Chaz
2 inches, much better to make the irrigation a...

2 inches, much better to make the irrigation a little deeper by adding the topdressing.
I bet it looks a lot better with the new compost. I use compost to fill low spots in a lot and when I come...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-06-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,891
Posted By Chaz
I have to find a place to rent one, my current...

I have to find a place to rent one, my current rental place does not have any yet. I will be looking into that and yes it probably would be well worth it.
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-06-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,891
Posted By Chaz
loading buckets (5gallon?) is a great idea. I...

loading buckets (5gallon?) is a great idea.
I don't see the truck you were mentioning

How big was the area you topdressed?
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-03-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,891
Posted By Chaz
http://www.earthandturf.com/ Got prices from my...

http://www.earthandturf.com/

Got prices from my supplier

http://www.earthandturf.com/100sp.htm $6997

the model#45HP (walk behind) is $1279

I don't think buying a small one or rigging a spreader...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-26-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,891
Posted By Chaz
well is not that the properties are small, but...

well is not that the properties are small, but that involves towing something around to pull those things. I didn't see the other walk behind in my previous search, this was only price that i could...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-25-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,891
Posted By Chaz
I attached an image of the...

I attached an image of the ecolawn

http://www.ecolawnapplicator.com/
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-25-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,891
Posted By Chaz
Top Dressing?

Does anyone offer top dressing of compost/topsoil?

I have been in business for 3 years now and last year I started offering lawn programs (soil test, lime, fertilizing, aeration, overseeding). While...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-04-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,475
Posted By Chaz
Nope, I really like it, it works very well. Was...

Nope, I really like it, it works very well. Was very inexpensive to add on and was fun to build. the tall sides work so well for brush because of how much room brush takes up (unless its chipped or...
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