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Forum: General Business Discussions 09-15-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 986
Posted By brian'slawncare
I live in cincinnati and the past year has been...

I live in cincinnati and the past year has been really cool. Last year we had a heatwave come in during late july, but other than that it has been cool. Im not complaining!
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 06-03-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By brian'slawncare
Although I do not have a scag, I had this problem...

Although I do not have a scag, I had this problem with my Exmark Turf Tracer. On the TT, there is a "tracking knob" and you can adjust it so essentially it constantly applies that pressure for you....
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 06-02-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,243
Posted By brian'slawncare
pricing is different all around the country,...

pricing is different all around the country, based on demands. But for my part of town (Cincinnati), that's one hell of a deal! BUT- if you really want a stander, keep looking. Don't compromise on...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 05-19-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By brian'slawncare
this "pre-emergent" you used....was it a weed...

this "pre-emergent" you used....was it a weed preventer pre-emergent?

I'm not super familiar with bluegrass, but rather fescue. It can't hurt to throw some seed out by hand, however. Be sure not to...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-27-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 875
Posted By brian'slawncare
I have one on my turf tracer. Works wonders.

I have one on my turf tracer. Works wonders.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-24-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,920
Posted By brian'slawncare
Thanks for all the help guys. is there anything...

Thanks for all the help guys.

is there anything you would look at specifically on a used truck in order to try to figure out how it has been worked or where to look for any "red flags"?
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-21-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 887
Posted By brian'slawncare
the best thing you can do for a job like this if...

the best thing you can do for a job like this if you want help is post a link the google maps with it or take a screen shot and post it on here.
Forum: General Talk 03-21-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By brian'slawncare
trimmers are probably the most stolen piece of...

trimmers are probably the most stolen piece of equipment. The reason I think, is because they're always on the side of the trailer just hanging there. That's asking for someone to pull up next to it,...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-21-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,920
Posted By brian'slawncare
How does the Colorado handle for you? Is it big...

How does the Colorado handle for you? Is it big enough? I have a friend who has a Ranger and it works, until you fill the bed with mulch and realize you have a 2" clearance between the tire and wheel...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 03-20-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By brian'slawncare
how much are you paying per square foot?

how much are you paying per square foot?
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-20-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,920
Posted By brian'slawncare
That's a great quote! :) The v-10 kb's for...

That's a great quote! :)



The v-10 kb's for about $5,911 for "Good" and $6036 for "Very Good", so I certainly won't be paying $7,400 for it :)

I haven't been able to get in contact with the f150...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-19-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,920
Posted By brian'slawncare
Well, I'm only 16, but I have been in the biz for...

Well, I'm only 16, but I have been in the biz for 3 years (this will be 4) and have grown enough that I am considering a truck. Currently, I just ride my turf tracer around because I do all of my...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-17-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,920
Posted By brian'slawncare
4x4 Necessary?

so I'm going o be buying my first truck and trailer this year instead of just operating around my neighborhood and have a question.

Is it necessary to buy a 4wd truck or can I get away with a...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-16-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 959
Posted By brian'slawncare
I like steve's idea of an hourly rate. That may...

I like steve's idea of an hourly rate. That may scare them though, so you may want to find some top end number and tell them it won't be any more than $x.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 03-16-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,122
Posted By brian'slawncare
Microsof word had templates for all kinds of...

Microsof word had templates for all kinds of invoices. It allows you to personalize it with Name, info, logo, etc.

Just make it, save it, then email it to them and they can either mail you a check...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 03-16-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By brian'slawncare
of course the price per yard depends on the...

of course the price per yard depends on the mulch, but for the most part I get $75 per yard installed. So about $50-55 profit after the expense of the mulch for me
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-16-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By brian'slawncare
bluebird makes great machines. Can't say that I...

bluebird makes great machines.

Can't say that I know much about the detaching manufacturers, but I do know that nearly all machines around me for rent, are bluebird which really says something for...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 03-12-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By brian'slawncare
Looks like a great deal! Also the bagger can be...

Looks like a great deal!

Also the bagger can be used on other mowers once you expand, which is a big bonus.

How many hours??
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 10-30-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,465
Posted By brian'slawncare
steve that picture look really cool! what...

steve that picture look really cool! what software did you use to make that with?
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-24-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By brian'slawncare
sect is right .THese products are not meant to...

sect is right .THese products are not meant to literally fix a flat for good. they are jsut so that you can either pull off to safety or get to the shop. just buy a new tire
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 10-03-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,390
Posted By brian'slawncare
around here, people generally charge 50% of the...

around here, people generally charge 50% of the public retail price
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-02-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,604
Posted By brian'slawncare
it also depends on how your starting them. I'm...

it also depends on how your starting them. I'm assuming since they are vantages, they are key start. In that case, if you turn the key to start it once and it doesn't start, you should wait a minute...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 10-02-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,192
Posted By brian'slawncare
Trimming

hey guys I have a problem. not sure if there is a solution to this but....When ever I trim along the edge of a bed, the grass always covers the edge of the mulch in the bed. Is there any thing you...
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 09-25-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,519
Posted By brian'slawncare
looks like a fungus to me. WHen they get all thin...

looks like a fungus to me. WHen they get all thin and stalky, it's typically disease
Forum: General Talk 09-25-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,753
Posted By brian'slawncare
I think both fields have plenty to know. I'm sure...

I think both fields have plenty to know. I'm sure if you talked to someone from the carpet industry (you guys) they could tell us all kinds of things you need to know and say mowing grass is mowing...
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