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Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 01-14-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,066
Posted By sped1111
Residential vs Commercial

When I first got into lawn care I operated using one used residential mower. It died in the middle of a job and the gentleman that tuned up the mower for the season took pity on me when I called him...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 01-13-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,066
Posted By sped1111
Residential vs Commercial

My greatest concern with residential is longevity. Residential mowers aren't built for the long hours commercial lawn care providers use their equipment for. That means time in the shop, and in tern...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 08-14-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By sped1111
Bobcat

Do you think it would be a good back up mower? Not planning on using it as a primary mower.
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 08-13-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By sped1111
Ransomes 36" Walker look alike comments

Business is booming and already getting ready for next year. Current using walker but looking for a back up in case of repair. Got a great lead on a Ransomes 36" walker look alike (can get into the...
Forum: General Business Discussions 07-27-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By sped1111
Low Balling or more efficient?

Going into my second year with my lawn cutting business. It's part time and has been easy to manage it with my full time job. I have an excellent landscaping trailer, Walker mower (ghs 42" deck), as...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 07-02-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,504
Posted By sped1111
I needed a 42" deck to get into gates, Walker has...

I needed a 42" deck to get into gates, Walker has that and the option to quickly change to a larger deck if needed. Grass handling system option is nice as well. I do a lot of residential and they...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 06-25-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,504
Posted By sped1111
Thanks

Thanks guys. Have been combing the internet for a while looking. Guy who owned it was super nice. I think he was having marital problems and needed cash. He really wanted to make sure it was going to...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 06-25-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,504
Posted By sped1111
Walker has arrived

Just picked up a new to me Walker mower with the GHS system. Drove 3 hours from the Detroit area to just outside of Fort Wayne Indiana to get it. My previous mower that I used to get into the grass...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 07-03-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,859
Posted By sped1111
Design

I designed the basics. A trailer company Big Tex is the actual designer. I did a google search and they had a page that gave the materials list and pretty much everything you'd need to know to build...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 07-03-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,622
Posted By sped1111
Looks great

Great looking trailer and super deal. I wouldn't worry about not having tandem. Mowers and all the other equipment in a ten foot trailer. Single axle usually does the trick. Congrats
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 06-28-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,132
Posted By sped1111
Sod bid

Just wondering on a sod install bid. Sod farm says $350 for 1425 square foot of sod. 80 to deliver and I am opting to pick it up and charge 50. What does everyone thing of charging $350 labor plus...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 06-28-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,701
Posted By sped1111
sheers

Just picked up recently a Poulan Pro Hedge trimmer, gas. Works great. Starts every and is well made. I already had a Poulan blower and really liked the quality and quick starting. I paid $149 and...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 06-28-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,859
Posted By sped1111
reply

Tailgate cost me about a 75 bucks. I used 2x2x1/8 angle iron, and a 4*8 sheet of mesh or extruded metal I guess they call it. I remember the mesh was 39 dollars a sheet. The rest and once tax added...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 06-27-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,859
Posted By sped1111
New Trailer

Made this trailer at work. Modeled it off of one I saw on the internet for $2400 brand new, this cost me $900. It's ten feet long and 52 inches wide inside. Fits all my gear and plenty of room for a...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 05-06-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,558
Posted By sped1111
ride

It's actually a Stiga articulating lawn mower that was re branded by Noma in the 80's. There are two halves of the frame and a hinge in the middle that steers it. I can go around a tree as small as 6...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 05-05-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,696
Posted By sped1111
Grass Disposal

I bring mine to work and throw it in the bin for free. It's pretty much a free for all where I work. Not sure if that's an ethical practice but certainly is cheap. Actually you may want to talk to...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 05-05-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,558
Posted By sped1111
My Ride

Here's my mower. $450.00 on Kijiji and the sweeper was $99.00 at Princess Auto. Mower runs like a dream and the sweeper does an amazing job. Makes the grass at the warehouse where the photo was taken...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-08-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,301
Posted By sped1111
Pull behind Aerator

Aerated my first job this week. I purchased a pull behind aerator from the local Princess Auto. Great deal. Hook it up to your rider, place four concrete blocks on it and drive. Worked great. One...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 04-03-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,255
Posted By sped1111
Officially started

Last year decided I'd go into lawn cutting and light landscaping as a side job. Told a couple of buddies in passing conversation. I guess word of mouth is the best advertisement because the one...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-06-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,321
Posted By sped1111
coloring

Unfortunately high school students would get very little out of a coloring book. Sorry. But a very good idea.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-06-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,321
Posted By sped1111
Darryl

Hi all. Wanted to introduce myself. This forum certainly is a wealth of information and resources. I'm a full time high school teacher but use to cut grass when I was younger, for the local school...
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