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Forum: General Talk 05-01-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,654
Posted By polarisrider4life
All good ideas. I will act on some of them and...

All good ideas. I will act on some of them and see what happens. Thank you to everyone who replied.
Forum: General Talk 04-26-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,654
Posted By polarisrider4life
Steve, I will have to take some time and look at...

Steve, I will have to take some time and look at some record keeping to see. I do pretty good on deliveries when I have them to actually do. If I have calls that only fill half a day I might just...
Forum: General Talk 04-25-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,654
Posted By polarisrider4life
My modo has always been "turn and burn". I feel I...

My modo has always been "turn and burn". I feel I do better on deliveries so I always opted to just do another delivery for the day instead of install product, etc etc. with the start of this season...
Forum: Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 04-24-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,772
Posted By polarisrider4life
i completely gave up on flyers for lawn work and...

i completely gave up on flyers for lawn work and instead i put more focus into delivering the highest quality product for the most fair price and customer service had to be high. The last year i did...
Forum: General Talk 04-24-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,654
Posted By polarisrider4life
i used to know of a guy that used to do exactly...

i used to know of a guy that used to do exactly that. This year however i have not seen him flying around town ANYWHERE NEAR how much he has in past years (i see a lot of people with all the driving...
Forum: General Talk 04-24-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,654
Posted By polarisrider4life
Need Idea's To Keep my Equipment Busy

Hello everyone. I have a diesel pick-up and a CAM 7x12 dump trailer. I mainly focus on hauling of materials for delivery such as mulch, topsoil, stone, firewood, etc and with spring sales/deliveries...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 08-03-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,009
Posted By polarisrider4life
well for the last 3 years i have brought it into...

well for the last 3 years i have brought it into a dealer for the tune up and hydraulic fluids to be changed and each year they tell me my head gaskets are shot and that they need to be replaced and...
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 07-26-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,518
Posted By polarisrider4life
[QUOTE=LawnMoore;74864]Thats cool, let me lol and...

[QUOTE=LawnMoore;74864]Thats cool, let me lol and ask how is your comercial grade zt a 10hp?

Im just merely giggling and wondering, could you please let me know if you made a typo, or what company...
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 07-24-2010, 02:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,496
Posted By polarisrider4life
ebay is the only ONLINE place to by equipment...

ebay is the only ONLINE place to by equipment because they insure the integrety of every item being sold....just my opinion though :p
Forum: Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 07-24-2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,009
Posted By polarisrider4life
Motor Troubles again LOL

how's it going everyone. I have a 2000 dixie chopper zero turn with no hour meter, but if i had to guess, i'd say the hours are up there like over 3,000 i'd bet. Once a year for the last 3 years...
Forum: Lawn Care Employees Discussions 07-24-2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,518
Posted By polarisrider4life
CheapNEasy, you say kids are kids, but i felt it...

CheapNEasy, you say kids are kids, but i felt it was my place to put a few kind words in about that statement. I'm 17 and own my own lawn business with a commercial grade zero turn, 10hp little...
Forum: Community Assistance 03-19-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,166
Posted By polarisrider4life
Thanks for the info guys! I waas talking with a...

Thanks for the info guys! I waas talking with a friend the other day and he said he would make me 1,000 for $50 bucks plus cost so i said foget paying someone else lol
Forum: Community Assistance 03-17-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,166
Posted By polarisrider4life
Affordable flyer copies???? help please

I live near rochester ny and places like staples have lost there minds when it comes to color copies prices! where can i get them for less than $0.60 each?? :eek: thanks!
Forum: Community Assistance 11-30-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,307
Posted By polarisrider4life
i would say less than 10%. Before the economy hit...

i would say less than 10%. Before the economy hit the fan, it was wayyyy easier to get additional jobs! Now with the tuff times and people stretching every dollar as far as it can possibly go,...
Forum: Community Assistance 11-22-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,307
Posted By polarisrider4life
it is pretty rare that i have to undercut someone...

it is pretty rare that i have to undercut someone else, but when i do, 100% of the time it is a low baller. There are sooooooo many ways of doing it and EVERY situation is different. Usually it is a...
Forum: Community Assistance 11-19-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,307
Posted By polarisrider4life
i usually take 10% off if they can tell me or...

i usually take 10% off if they can tell me or show me something that i KNOW they wont know without being refered. Obviously i have records of every job i've ever done and i carry copies of those...
Forum: Community Assistance 11-17-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,307
Posted By polarisrider4life
About freakin time right! lol whole thing has...

About freakin time right! lol whole thing has been a bitch but here it is. they are pictures of the property after i was done. the weekend of the 6th &7th was PERFECT with NO wind whatsoever so i did...
Forum: Community Assistance 10-30-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,307
Posted By polarisrider4life
sorry guys! :( I've just been overwhelmed with...

sorry guys! :( I've just been overwhelmed with business the last 2 weeks!! Like seriously i can't even keep up, but everyday the photo's and testing out the snow fence on my 2 properties i need it...
Forum: Trials & Tribulations - The drama of running a business and of life. 10-15-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,482
Posted By polarisrider4life
Personally i have found that if you, the owner go...

Personally i have found that if you, the owner go to this customer's residence and introduce yourself and tell them why your there, a good part of the time they will just pay it if they had the money...
Forum: Community Assistance 10-15-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,307
Posted By polarisrider4life
well i'm off to work in a little bit and i'm...

well i'm off to work in a little bit and i'm going to try out your idea! i got my snow fence and the blower loaded so i'm hoping you have found me the answer! I will update you guys later.
Forum: Community Assistance 10-09-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,307
Posted By polarisrider4life
yes that could do it! a little more work and a...

yes that could do it! a little more work and a little longer to do but i guess it's faster than sitting in front of the TV for the day haha. so simple of an idea but i never thought of it. thanks
Forum: Community Assistance 10-02-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,307
Posted By polarisrider4life
fall clean up help!

i was wondering if anyone could help me with a fall clean up problem. i bought and a little wonder high output blower 2 years ago and have learned all of the tricks to getting the best performance...
Forum: Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 06-26-2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,542
Posted By polarisrider4life
u can get stripping kits from your local dealer,...

u can get stripping kits from your local dealer, from the mower manufacturer's website and on online website's like ebay
Forum: Starting a lawn care business. 06-26-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,490
Posted By polarisrider4life
i change oil, oil filter, air filter, fuel filter...

i change oil, oil filter, air filter, fuel filter and grease everything every 100 hours, ALL belts every 200 hours, and every 500 hours i replace ALL fuel lines and change hydro fluid and filters. I...
Forum: Community Assistance 06-22-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,775
Posted By polarisrider4life
thanks man :p

thanks man :p
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