Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Lawn Care, Landscaping, and Property Management Forums > General Talk

General Talk If it doesn't fit anywhere else, post it here.

grrrrr


General Talk

If it doesn't fit anywhere else, post it here.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 02-25-2012, 11:49 AM
CHEESE2009 CHEESE2009 is offline
Dr. Scott - Ruler of the Underworld
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Switzerland, Grindelwald
Age: 75
Posts: 4,473
Rep Power: 0
CHEESE2009 is on a distinguished road
Default grrrrr

I just finished a 12 hour shift.

... it still hasn't stopped snowing, and i'm goin to bed and going back out at 5pm-ish till midnight.

Nothing is more brutal than working until you physically can't move. Right near the end I had my head leaning against the steering wheel.

My hands are KILLING me. My ears really hurt (not from the cold, no idea...) and I've got the biggest headache I have ever had. I'm dizzy as hell, and I want to watch the world burn.


P.S

My shovels got stolen too... Whoever did it is going to die if I ever find out. You can't find these shovels I used anymore.
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #2  
Old 02-25-2012, 03:10 PM
Hedgemaster Hedgemaster is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 2,772
Rep Power: 0
Hedgemaster is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
12 hours?

I don't think I've put more than 8 hours in all winter. 2 of which were probably travel time.



That sucks about the shovels.


I picked up one of these at my local hardware store last winter for around $35 and I like it a lot.



Better than that plastic crap they sell at every other store.
I use a lesser quality "scoop" shovel for doing steps. Any time I'm working, I always keep both within eyesight just in case. People think that it's "just a shovel", but $30-50 is a lot of money to be out if someone swipes one - not to mention that your means of earning a living is gone.


A guy I know had a string trimmer stolen one day while working in a bad section of town. Just before he packed up to leave he sees a man and young kid walking towards him - the kid had his stolen trimmer.
"Tell that man you're sorry and give him back his trimmer!" said the father.

After slapping his son in the head, he explained to my fiend that he told his son that "That man needs that equipment to earn a living - you're taking food off his table when you steal from him!"




I hate thieves of any kind.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-25-2012, 07:32 PM
CHEESE2009 CHEESE2009 is offline
Dr. Scott - Ruler of the Underworld
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Switzerland, Grindelwald
Age: 75
Posts: 4,473
Rep Power: 0
CHEESE2009 is on a distinguished road
Default

To be honest I think it was intentional that somebody had stolen from me.

The truck was parked at home, shovels in the back. I noticed this when I left yesterday to get my shift started, opened the back to grab a shovel and they were gone.

I'm also missing a box of bags, and a chain. God knows what else lol.

I do have some leads lol...


As for shovels, I like the ones with the hollow handle. A heavy shovel is just murder.

... And it just stopped snowing now, and I will have to do the entire route over again. giulnilguyvoyugbtyifcvbofdkiluiop;glbkbiyuhon

.. lol
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 02-26-2012, 03:14 AM
CS-LawnService CS-LawnService is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Paw Paw West Virginia
Age: 52
Posts: 133
Rep Power: 5
CS-LawnService is on a distinguished road
Default

NO Fair I want some snow,The plow truck just sits and looks all lonely .
I think I should pull the engine out of it ,it will snow for sure then .
__________________
Chris Hoeltke
serving Winchester Virginia and surrounding areas
C&S Lawn Service

Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Z246 Deck change question
JohnsLawnCare
Yesterday 01:47 PM
Yesterday 06:38 PM
by Steve
1 33
DIY Sprayer
acrajchel
Yesterday 09:13 AM
Yesterday 06:36 PM
by Steve
1 34
Hello Everyone
JohnsLawnCare
06-22-2016 11:14 AM
Yesterday 06:20 PM
by Steve
15 555
How much to charge for...
jymie
03-31-2013 05:59 PM
Yesterday 06:18 PM
by Steve
23 5,950
Hi from Long Island NY
Lori22
07-18-2016 02:01 PM
Yesterday 06:11 PM
by Steve
10 208
Hi everyone!
greenwavemedia
Yesterday 03:22 PM
Yesterday 03:22 PM
by greenwavemedia
0 23
New Site Hows it look
Infinitelawn
03-16-2015 10:32 AM
Yesterday 03:06 PM
by greenwavemedia
5 10,485
Needing a website built
burtle
06-17-2015 09:02 AM
Yesterday 02:58 PM
by greenwavemedia
15 18,311
Looking for new host
Just for Cuts
11-26-2015 06:58 AM
Yesterday 02:49 PM
by greenwavemedia
9 1,472
New Business Owner
danesdanglas87
07-20-2016 12:31 PM
07-21-2016 05:04 PM
by Steve
2 104
Hi! I'm Tony from Tampa
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:47 PM
07-19-2016 04:45 PM
by Steve
5 626
Question about...
Bradcook21
07-18-2016 05:22 PM
07-19-2016 04:38 PM
by Steve
2 123
Hello from Watertown New...
lawnmanrick81
07-19-2016 03:57 PM
07-19-2016 04:11 PM
by Steve
1 70
Gutter Cleaning Tool
DanielThomas
07-18-2016 08:23 AM
07-18-2016 04:36 PM
by Steve
1 100
Starting on a lawn care...
Coco3465
07-16-2016 11:26 AM
07-17-2016 09:20 AM
by Steve
1 127
Aspiring Company Owner
TJ136
07-12-2016 05:12 AM
07-15-2016 02:52 PM
by SC93
6 227
Hi Everyone
JavelinaLawn
07-10-2016 07:29 PM
07-13-2016 02:01 PM
by Chilehead
5 763
Review of our lawn care...
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:40 PM
07-12-2016 06:40 PM
by Lawnline
0 399
Custom Canopies
JohnsLawnCare
07-12-2016 08:38 AM
07-12-2016 04:14 PM
by Steve
1 274
Spot checked by...
Just for Cuts
06-28-2016 02:34 PM
07-11-2016 03:53 PM
by Steve
4 291
John Deere JS40 issues
Mr. Mow
07-06-2016 01:28 PM
07-11-2016 03:52 PM
by Steve
3 220
Start My Own Business?
mowandblow1980
01-12-2016 07:43 PM
07-11-2016 11:18 AM
by DanielThomas
15 1,771
Rubber mulch...
avetslawncare
06-24-2015 09:28 PM
07-11-2016 09:11 AM
by Chilehead
9 3,304
Firefighter gone Lawn...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
03-10-2016 04:50 PM
07-07-2016 05:07 PM
by Steve
11 10,549
I need some business...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
07-06-2016 05:42 AM
07-07-2016 05:00 PM
by Steve
4 259
Business Overload
Chilehead
05-06-2016 09:27 PM
07-07-2016 04:53 PM
by Steve
24 1,270
Chemical Applications
acrajchel
06-24-2016 06:44 PM
07-05-2016 12:38 PM
by Chilehead
6 375
Is it too late?
Cpadgett
05-28-2016 09:10 AM
07-05-2016 11:54 AM
by Steve
14 877
3 Applications or 5...
stansg1fresh
02-18-2013 12:02 PM
07-04-2016 09:19 AM
by LawnPerfection
9 1,707
Best Push Mower You Have...
markty
05-14-2016 03:46 PM
07-02-2016 03:41 AM
by markty
27 1,942
Great Arborist Ladder
SGL1
06-04-2016 09:56 AM
06-28-2016 08:04 PM
by mowandblow1980
11 695
Newbie
Jhoell
06-25-2016 03:28 AM
06-28-2016 02:11 PM
by Chilehead
2 271
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
06-28-2016 11:02 AM
by Brownieboy
1,253 440,310
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:17 AM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:17 AM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy