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Old 03-03-2012, 09:20 PM
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Screw that I cut all day I don't want to come home and cut for free. That's why I have a cow,horse,and a goat haha I never have to cut my yard.
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Screw that I cut all day I don't want to come home and cut for free. ...
I don't consider it cutting for free. Instead I look at it as I'm making the money I would have had to pay someone else to do it.
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There was a bunch of guys advertising $10-$20 cuts. So I give them a call and let them beat on their equipment. Eventually theyll see me unloading my zmasters and give me that weird look. Some will ask, if you have the equipment why are you paying me? I explain I dont mow for gas money. They all stop showing up after 2-3 cuts.

This seems like a d**k move but I have to teach em a lesson one way or another. I try my best to act like my worst customers.
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There was a bunch of guys advertising $10-$20 cuts. So I give them a call and let them beat on their equipment. Eventually theyll see me unloading my zmasters and give me that weird look. Some will ask, if you have the equipment why are you paying me? I explain I dont mow for gas money. They all stop showing up after 2-3 cuts.

This seems like a d**k move but I have to teach em a lesson one way or another. I try my best to act like my worst customers.
LOL! If they'd do it as well as I do it I'd try that but they are usually just hack and pack.
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I take great pride in my yard. I live in an area where a great deal of my customers live and feel that my yard could be advertising. I typically cut mine 2 times a week.
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I take great pride in my yard. I live in an area where a great deal of my customers live and feel that my yard could be advertising. I typically cut mine 2 times a week.
I take pride in mine as well. I use a picture of it on the front page of my web site.
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If I was a client of myself, I would fire me. My yard receives the lousiest service of all.

Makes me want to hire someone else to do it...
You and me both, but the wife dosen't fel that way so Sunday is my work at home day, Mow trim edge, fertilize, yadda yadda yadda, with extensive flower beds I work all day long in the yard. With a beer of course!
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If I was a client of myself, I would fire me. My yard receives the lousiest service of all.

Makes me want to hire someone else to do it...
Same here. I am good about watering my tomato plants though.
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