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Old 01-25-2012, 09:01 AM
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Yeah I understand that. Luckily I'm not like that. I too started with nothing. Some basic equipment I had from my own yard was toted around in the back of my pickup (which I already had). As I got bigger and higher paying jobs, I bought pieces of newer equipment. This is going into my second year and I still don't have as high of quality stuff as I should probably have. Of course I wish I could run down to the store and buy the best and greatest of everything, but I am debt free now and I plan on taking pride in staying as close to that as possible.

I guess that what I meant is that sometimes I feel like I have too many things to do already to ad a new tractor service into the picture. Right now I'm not complaining about being to busy to add something but in the middle of the growing season last year I was all over the place. I'm sure hoping I'll be able to find an extra hand this year to help me get through my yards quicker.

Another thing about the tractor is, do I need some special sort of insurance. I have insurance for my landscape maintenance business but tractor work is slightly out of that scope of work. I know there is enough work out there to make money with the tractor but if my insurance goes through the roof because of it and I don't have enough time to tackle it head on then it could cost me money. That's just me being a NEWBIE I guess...
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