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Starting a lawn care business.

How to start a lawn mowing business, lawn care business, or landscaping business. If you are starting a lawn care business, ask your questions here.
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Thanks man. I will check things out this weekend.

How do you suggest i get this at an angle where i can move around in there? someone said to put on wheel on the trailer and another off, giving me that angle to get under there. I also thought it would be easy to get a rope and a tree limp and bring the front up but not too sure how easy that would be without a cumalong
Personally I do not recommend either option, but of the two the trailer with a wheel off is the safest one(still not safe but given my options). The rope over a tree branch seems like a way you could kill yourself these mowers are heavy. I personally suggest something like the mowjack cheap enough to justify but has a few safety's built in.
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Thanks for the tip. After looking at it though, why cant i just use 2 jack stands and a floor jack? Butt the rear against a tree and do that? Dont see why it wouldn't work just as good and free.
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yeah it would work, but put the tire against the tree not the back of the mower it would destroy the tree A jackstand on the side off the trailer might also work.
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