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Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 07-05-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,845
Posted By PineHillLawn
Shot Out! Like with a bb gun or something?

Shot Out! Like with a bb gun or something?
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 07-04-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,309
Posted By PineHillLawn
Dude, I hate a thief more than anything! Why...

Dude, I hate a thief more than anything! Why can't pissheads learn to leave other peoples sheit alone. Sorry to hear this man. Total bummer and if you ever can catch the a-hole pros-o-cute to the...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 07-04-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,845
Posted By PineHillLawn
Jeesus man, I've had bad days before but that...

Jeesus man, I've had bad days before but that sounds like a sheity day. Sorry mostly about the pup. I hate to hear an animal in pain, its so much worse than a human to me. Oh yeah sorry about your...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-03-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,093
Posted By PineHillLawn
Sure wish a full day of rain was in the forecast...

Sure wish a full day of rain was in the forecast :( I remember when I was a kid, we'd get an all day rain. Now we just get a little pee rain and it's over and goes into the heat and humidity. Makes...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 07-01-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,093
Posted By PineHillLawn
Making my rounds, but...

The last two weeks have been on the 100+ here in S.W. MO. I mowed all my yards last week but this week I won't have many, I dont think. All the lawns are browned out and have gone dormant here. The...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 06-29-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,038
Posted By PineHillLawn
Use a pair of scissors to cut her the "f" loose....

Use a pair of scissors to cut her the "f" loose. There are way to many anal people who dont get that you are bending over for them in more ways than one!!!!
Forum: General Talk 06-29-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,875
Posted By PineHillLawn
We'll take the rain here for a while. We are...

We'll take the rain here for a while. We are having 103 temps and no rain in sight. Makes it hard to mow if the clients say it doesnt need it. I don't which is worse, no rain or nothing but rain...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 06-29-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,510
Posted By PineHillLawn
Thanks for letting me know that cost! I am...

Thanks for letting me know that cost! I am definetly gonna do that on my flat bed trailer!
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 06-28-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,352
Posted By PineHillLawn
I have a 3.5 acre yard but thats includes the...

I have a 3.5 acre yard but thats includes the house and a large workshop plus driveway. Of the actual grass I mow, I'd say it's just over/under 3 acres. It takes me an hour and 20 minutes to just...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-27-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,176
Posted By PineHillLawn
Well its not that I needed her yard! I just want...

Well its not that I needed her yard! I just want the respect of getting a call before we show up and there's another crew doing the yard. A Scalped yard may be in order. Maybe I should call her and...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-27-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,176
Posted By PineHillLawn
I know, Right? I'm not saying I would have done...

I know, Right? I'm not saying I would have done the yard for $20 thats why I bid it at $30, but she didnt even call to tell me. It's not hard to do. I'm ok with losing a job (kinda). If someone will...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-27-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,176
Posted By PineHillLawn
Now thats a good idea! I think all new clients...

Now thats a good idea! I think all new clients are gonna be prepay if they do monthly billing. Then I can just have them write a check and post date it. Then I know I at least have the check, my only...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 06-27-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,510
Posted By PineHillLawn
Sweet! How much did the drop gate cost you to...

Sweet! How much did the drop gate cost you to make? I have a 16 foot flat bed trailer that I want to start using but it just has removable ramps and I cant stand them. If I can get a friend of mine...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-27-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,176
Posted By PineHillLawn
Theres nothing to be sorry about, Sheit Happens!...

Theres nothing to be sorry about, Sheit Happens! I do know that if it happens again I will put on the bill and call to let them know, you owe us for half the pay of the yard for not letting us know...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-27-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,176
Posted By PineHillLawn
Getting lowballed!

I was out on my route Monday and pulled up to a house we had only mowed twice so far. Its a pretty small yard and we bid the yard at $30 bi-weekly. Monday when we pulled up there was a new crew out...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 06-26-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,113
Posted By PineHillLawn
Cool, Thanks!!!!

Cool, Thanks!!!!
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 06-26-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,113
Posted By PineHillLawn
True! Just thought there might be one that would...

True! Just thought there might be one that would that would hold up longer than the Husky. I've looked on Ebay and Craigslist but need one quick. How do you like the Echo?
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 06-26-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,113
Posted By PineHillLawn
Need a new blower

I have/had a Husqvarna 130bt blower. Bought it at Lowes several years ago and before I began my lawn business. I have used the hell out of it and just this past week couldn't get it started. Took it...
Forum: Promote your products or services 06-26-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,028
Posted By PineHillLawn
Freaking Hilarious!!!!!!!! I love the hillbilly...

Freaking Hilarious!!!!!!!! I love the hillbilly one at the end!
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 06-25-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,755
Posted By PineHillLawn
Theres a spray they make that you can put on the...

Theres a spray they make that you can put on the insdie of a mower deck to keep grass from sticking to it but I would think it would have to be sprayed a couple times a week at least. Never used it...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 06-23-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,057
Posted By PineHillLawn
Yeah, it doesnt take some special equipment to...

Yeah, it doesnt take some special equipment to get a job done. Yeah I may have had to resharpen the blades but I have to anyway. Just because its not what you would have done doesnt mean I shouldve...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 06-22-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,057
Posted By PineHillLawn
You can think what you want! I'm not saying I...

You can think what you want! I'm not saying I didn't have to reshapen the blades afterward but with a 28 HP kohler my ZTR did just what I said. It left grass laying everywhere but I wasn't instructed...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-21-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,065
Posted By PineHillLawn
Everyone wants to look professional right outta...

Everyone wants to look professional right outta the gate. But no one, hardly ever, just walks into a full set up and has all the best of the best. Start slow and work your way into it. Start...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 06-21-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,230
Posted By PineHillLawn
Get rid of him and get someone with a brain, or...

Get rid of him and get someone with a brain, or someone that will listen to you, the boss. There are always people out there willing to work even if its just one day a week. Try craiglist, try your...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 06-20-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,230
Posted By PineHillLawn
First of all, in my opinion, start in the front...

First of all, in my opinion, start in the front and do EVERYTHING there is to trim there then move to the back. If you have a yard that, that doesn't work as well, work either the entire fence or...
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