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Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell Today, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By stevef1201
IF you don't already have one-get a hanes or...

IF you don't already have one-get a hanes or shilton manual. it helps a lot with things like how to bleed the ********- etc
Forum: Community Assistance Yesterday, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By stevef1201
its possible axels on trailers are not really...

its possible axels on trailers are not really aligned like on your truck. if the trailer builder did not get the axel exactly right you need to get that fixed
Forum: Introduce Yourself Yesterday, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 160
Posted By stevef1201
I have no idea-I do snowplowing for free (central...

I have no idea-I do snowplowing for free (central Florida the last snow fall was 1977 1/4 inch gone by 10 AM)
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-31-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By stevef1201
600 divided by 15 hours is 40 per hour YOU 50 per...

600 divided by 15 hours is 40 per hour
YOU 50 per hour ( includes business expenses)
helper at 10 per hour plus payroll expenses is 300 minimum
total business 200 plus 3oo plus for help
500 bucks
I...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 08-30-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By stevef1201
replace BOTH front hoses. fill reservoir start...

replace BOTH front hoses.
fill reservoir
start bleeding with the LONGEST line first, Usually the passenger side back
hen go around doing the next longest.
bleed each wheel a little check reservoir...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-30-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By stevef1201
take out a piece of aper write down all the...

take out a piece of aper write down all the address you go to. put in order of closest. done
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 08-27-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By stevef1201
I feel that 2500 on the engine is minimum. Take...

I feel that 2500 on the engine is minimum. Take care of it and you should get 5K hours or more
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-26-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By stevef1201
I would contact both of those companies with what...

I would contact both of those companies with what YOU could do for the project, and a bid on that work. Let them be the general contractor, and you sub from them. Then watch like a mosquito and...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 08-26-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By stevef1201
This is probably the best comparison shopping I...

This is probably the best comparison shopping I have heard in a long time. I bought a 44 inch Gravely zero turn for 2 grand. it had 1200 hours on it. A new one is 5 thou. For a 65 percent...
Forum: General Talk 08-21-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By stevef1201
I can't ridicule you for that My first year I...

I can't ridicule you for that My first year I just dropped what ever rate sounded good. I kept track of time, equipment needed, cost of dumping etc. Now my prices reflect my real costs, I work less...
Forum: General Talk 08-21-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By stevef1201
All I can say is don't get csaught. those damn...

All I can say is don't get csaught. those damn carb compliant pos are required to keep you bast rds from causing global warming. (Of course all federal agencies are exempt)
Forum: General Talk 08-21-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By stevef1201
I was asked why my price was so much higher than...

I was asked why my price was so much higher than they paid last year. I told them my mowers cost 12000, my trimmer was 300, my edger was 260, my blower was 300, my trailer was 1600. All that stuff...
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 08-21-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By stevef1201
Here is my contract for residential mowing...

Here is my contract for residential mowing customers "Just so we both understand you want (this is where I cover the work to be done) Each week. That will be x per visit, If your not home you can...
Forum: General Talk 08-21-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By stevef1201
OK Here-I specify that because where you are may...

OK

Here-I specify that because where you are may be different
Here I do 40 to 42 cuts per year.
Hedges are quarterly
If you 'mulch' leaves during the winter fall and spring clean up is nothing.
I...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 08-17-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By stevef1201
cannot reply to that specific question, but I...

cannot reply to that specific question, but I know that parts are available from other sources than the 'dealer'. I get most belts from tractor supply, bearings from NAPA, blades from the flea...
Forum: Online Lawn Care Estimator - Help me bid this job 08-17-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By stevef1201
Without knowing your cost your screwed. Bid...

Without knowing your cost your screwed.

Bid should be x hours of cutting and loading
travel to dump
dump fee

example
2 hours on site @ 50 per hour
20 miles to dump @ 1 per mile
dump fee @ 50
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 08-16-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,154
Posted By stevef1201
Not if don't speaka de englishhhh

Not if don't speaka de englishhhh
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 08-16-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,154
Posted By stevef1201
Under the US LABOR LAWS this is illegal. You must...

Under the US LABOR LAWS this is illegal. You must pay them exactly the number of hours they work. Including any time that you require them to be 'there' (at the shop etc) before or after they finish...
Forum: General Talk 08-16-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By stevef1201
go hit the garage/yard sales and find the old...

go hit the garage/yard sales and find the old style ones. the new ones SUCK
Forum: Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 08-16-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 655
Posted By stevef1201
Just remember the cheap azzews are the ones who...

Just remember the cheap azzews are the ones who will want champagne work for an o'douls budget. It might cost you more in the long run while they hitpick every little thing.
Forum: General Business Discussions 08-11-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By stevef1201
Year Long Lawns I love your lawn as you do!

Year Long Lawns
I love your lawn as you do!
Forum: General Business Discussions 08-11-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By stevef1201
Tried that years ago-people kept calling about...

Tried that years ago-people kept calling about managing their rental property.
here we have pro-lawn, precision lawn, used to have one called grass roots.
Am looking for something simple to remember,...
Forum: General Business Discussions 08-11-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By stevef1201
That's what I thought of sunshine too

That's what I thought of sunshine too
Forum: General Business Discussions 08-10-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By stevef1201
New name help

Am going to change my business name
something a little better than Joe's Mowing
Thoughts are
Sunshine Turf Service
Sunshine Lawn Service
County Lawn Service

A tag line of
We love your yard as you...
Forum: Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 08-07-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By stevef1201
It all depends what I am doing. Grinding,...

It all depends what I am doing. Grinding, drilling etc are power tools. Running some screws, or easy work like drilling wood battery tools work fine. I use DEWalt, I have used DeWalt for 15 years...
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