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Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 10-20-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,319
Posted By turfmaster
You've been doing this for 14 years and you...

You've been doing this for 14 years and you haven't figured out bidding yet ??? Really....I don't believe you...:D
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 02-06-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,950
Posted By turfmaster
Contracts for commercial and contracts for...

Contracts for commercial and contracts for residential only if they request it.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-14-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,806
Posted By turfmaster
You'll love that mower. I have the 950A and love...

You'll love that mower. I have the 950A and love it. 7 iron deck is awesome.
One of the most productive machines i've ever owned.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 02-26-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,112
Posted By turfmaster
They are ok. I prefer Wright Standers. Better...

They are ok. I prefer Wright Standers. Better overall design as Bill Wright was the pioneer of the stand on mowers. He owns all the important patents and it seems like every manufacturer is trying to...
Forum: General Talk 02-25-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,956
Posted By turfmaster
Usually when they figure out the true cost of...

Usually when they figure out the true cost of running a biz legit costs a lot more than what they are charging. Also the expense of good commercial equipment is the only way to be competitive. Are...
Forum: General Talk 02-23-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,956
Posted By turfmaster
I got into this biz around the time you were...

I got into this biz around the time you were born. I will tell you this. Low ballers have been around forever. There may be more around the last few years because of high unemployment but they will...
Forum: General Business Discussions 02-15-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,008
Posted By turfmaster
Surcharge for anything above $4.00/gal.

Surcharge for anything above $4.00/gal.
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-26-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,756
Posted By turfmaster
Well if that's true your a fool not to buy the 2...

Well if that's true your a fool not to buy the 2 Stander X'S for the price of a Grandstand.

Stander X retails around $7800.00 depending on what time of year.
Comparable Grandstand is about $7100.00....
Forum: Tree Care, Irrigation, Landscaping, Hardscapes 04-18-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,589
Posted By turfmaster
Sounds ok to me.

Sounds ok to me.
Forum: General Talk 04-12-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,636
Posted By turfmaster
Piss can on the enclosed trailer. Open trailer...

Piss can on the enclosed trailer. Open trailer crew is shiit outta luck.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 04-12-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,601
Posted By turfmaster
Depends on your costs or should I say overhead....

Depends on your costs or should I say overhead. Everyone's is different as well as what part of the country your in or who your clients are etc.
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-17-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,632
Posted By turfmaster
Another thing to consider in small vs. large is...

Another thing to consider in small vs. large is the blade time as well as fuel consumption on your mower.
You will rack up the hours and go through much more fuel on the large properties. All this...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 01-08-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,632
Posted By turfmaster
Knocking on doors...Try to find out who in your...

Knocking on doors...Try to find out who in your area uses a lawn care service.
Forum: Community Assistance 01-07-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,307
Posted By turfmaster
There both junk I wouldn't buy either. Your...

There both junk I wouldn't buy either.
Your better off buying a used John Deere (not the ones they sell at HomeDepot)
Especially if your gonna use it for snow removal. Deere's attachments are much...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 01-07-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,732
Posted By turfmaster
I would pick Exmark over Gravely.

I would pick Exmark over Gravely.
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 12-22-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,179
Posted By turfmaster
Go to the town hall or city hall with the name of...

Go to the town hall or city hall with the name of the subdivision. There they will have the contact phone numbers for the president of the HOA.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-27-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,616
Posted By turfmaster
Welcome to the forum. One of my employees is a...

Welcome to the forum. One of my employees is a fireman. Lawn care business is definitely a nice side gig for fireman.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-26-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,192
Posted By turfmaster
Well then there should be some good deals out...

Well then there should be some good deals out there for the next year or so.
Why buy a walk behind for $4-5 grand when you can get a Stander. That's a no brainer to me. :)
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 10-26-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,243
Posted By turfmaster
They look older than 5 years old to me. There...

They look older than 5 years old to me. There should be a mfg's tag with the serial number and year it was made somewhere on that machine. Personally I don't buy machines without hour meters on them.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-26-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,192
Posted By turfmaster
Standers are much more productive around...

Standers are much more productive around landscaping, on hills etc. There foot print is smaller than a sit down Z so you can get more on a trailer. They are also about 400 lbs lighter so less rutting...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-26-2010, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,192
Posted By turfmaster
I don't think Everride is going away but I think...

I don't think Everride is going away but I think Great Dane is.
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-26-2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,192
Posted By turfmaster
I have 2 Great Dane Standers as well as a Wright...

I have 2 Great Dane Standers as well as a Wright Stander. The Everride is the same machine as the Great Dane, Gravely Pro-Stance and John Deere Quick trac.
23 hp Kawasaki with a 52" floating deck....
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 10-25-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,192
Posted By turfmaster
New Everride Scorpion

Here is the latest piece of equipment for our arsenal.
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 08-21-2010, 12:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,472
Posted By turfmaster
Why does it take so long? We service a HOA about...

Why does it take so long?
We service a HOA about 7 acres of mowing with ponds, pavilions, lots of fencing, berms, pine trees to mow around etc.

1 crew with 3 guys each use a 52" stand on mower....
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 08-14-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,060
Posted By turfmaster
Exactly, once you get in their inner circle your...

Exactly, once you get in their inner circle your in.
1 doctor client of mine referred us to 3 others that we picked up.
We got into a upscale subdivision $500,000 to million dollar homes doing work...
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