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.

Some of my best Deals


General Talk

If it doesn't fit anywhere else, post it here.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #11  
Old 08-07-2012, 10:44 AM
Chaz Chaz is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 161
Rep Power: 3
Chaz is on a distinguished road
Default

LOL I bought my trailer on there a while back, it was purchased 3 months before from Lowes brand new, he paid 1700+, had receipts and all and sold it to me for 1,000

I don't really have the problem with high prices around here... or maybe i just don't spend more than 5 seconds on them, I'm sure some people do have high prices but, who cares, not for me lol
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


  #12  
Old 08-07-2012, 10:53 AM
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
Quote:
Originally Posted by xandrew245x View Post
Reminds me, when I was looking to buy a trailer I was looking for used ones. There was a 5x10 on craiglist that was the EXACT same as the one I was getting ready to buy new, even to add, he bought it from the same place I was buying mine. He wanted 1800 for it used....I bought mine for 1000 from the same exact place. Obviously was trying to rip someone off.
Although there are always going to be people asking what they paid (and sometimes more - lol) when new, for the most part, trailers hold their value very well.

When I was looking for my first, I couldn't believe what people wanted for used trailers. Even those homemade POS trailers that don't look road-worthy were pretty pricey.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 08-07-2012, 11:13 AM
SECTLANDSCAPING SECTLANDSCAPING is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: CT
Posts: 1,912
Rep Power: 0
SECTLANDSCAPING is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by xandrew245x View Post
Reminds me, when I was looking to buy a trailer I was looking for used ones. There was a 5x10 on craiglist that was the EXACT same as the one I was getting ready to buy new, even to add, he bought it from the same place I was buying mine. He wanted 1800 for it used....I bought mine for 1000 from the same exact place. Obviously was trying to rip someone off.
It takes patience. Some people attach a unrealistic value to their possessions. Thats why its important to scan the prices everyday. The stuff that is priced right will move quick. The rest will be reposted every few days for months.

Hedge is right about trailers though. THey do hold value. Theres a guy that been trying to sell a 5x8 homemade for $650 since spring. Hes down to $500 now its not worth $200. I take it he rather keep it then sell it. This was around the time I bought my 7x12 for $300. The guy wanted $500 but after a month or two of not selling he took my offer.

Last edited by SECTLANDSCAPING; 08-07-2012 at 11:16 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 08-07-2012, 11:45 AM
Caskey Lawns & Landscapes's Avatar
Caskey Lawns & Landscapes Caskey Lawns & Landscapes is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Gettysburg PA
Posts: 281
Rep Power: 3
Caskey Lawns & Landscapes is on a distinguished road
Default

I think time of year is key also, you can grab a great deal during the winter months compare to spring or summer....
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 08-07-2012, 12:14 PM
Chaz Chaz is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 161
Rep Power: 3
Chaz is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dougcaskey View Post
I think time of year is key also, you can grab a great deal during the winter months compare to spring or summer....
^
definitely right now is the time to be buying snow blowers (trying to find one myself), also when I see someone is asking a higher price than im willin to pay I'll offer 50% of their asking price, the guy for the plow was asking 1000, that was a good deal in the first place but I offered 75% and he took it right on the spot, probably could have got it for 500, but no need to be that cheap. the plow I bought is going (used) on ebay is starting at like 2700, so excited for this deal lol
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 08-07-2012, 08:36 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

I found a Mossy Oak seat cover in the clearance bin while in the parts store to pick up some oil.

Regular price - $29.99

Clearance price - $10.49

Price it rang up as at the register - FIVE CENTS!!!





I said "What? That can't be right."

He spun the display around to show me. Five cents is what it showed.
The other guy behind the counter looked at him and knowing that the price was OBVIOUSLY wrong, said "You're supposed to override that, but since you've already rung it up, just give it to him for that price".




The best part is that I've bought and returned at least six covers that just would not work on my Silverado seats, but this one FITS. LOL!
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 08-07-2012, 09:44 PM
SECTLANDSCAPING SECTLANDSCAPING is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: CT
Posts: 1,912
Rep Power: 0
SECTLANDSCAPING is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hedgemaster View Post

The best part is that I've bought and returned at least six covers that just would not work on my Silverado seats, but this one FITS. LOL!
What parts store was this? I want seat covers for my silverado.
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 08-07-2012, 10:23 PM
Apex Lawn & Landscape Apex Lawn & Landscape is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Pittsburgh suburbs
Posts: 384
Rep Power: 0
Apex Lawn & Landscape is on a distinguished road
Talking

Quote:
Originally Posted by Chaz View Post
Hey, What are some good deals that yall have gotten recently?

I recently bought a used 8' curtis snow plow off of craigslist for $750

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=...3000&_osacat=0

earlier in the year i bought a used bri-mar 6x10x16" tandem dump trailer rated 10kGVWR for $1100 (and $700 in mowing that was owed to me)

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=...00+8&_osacat=0

The whole plow setup? Dayyyum! Nice Steal! Give you $775 for it
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 08-07-2012, 10:27 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

Quote:
Originally Posted by SECTLANDSCAPING View Post
What parts store was this? I want seat covers for my silverado.
Advance.

Mossy Oak Universal Seat Cover

The only numbers on the package are the ones above the UPC code:
MO SEAT COVER UNIV NB MSC4402

"Mfg and dist by SPG"
www.spgcompany.com


Note that it's not a perfect fit, but good enough for five cents. I'd prob keep it even if I had paid the ten bucks, but not good enough to pay $30.
I've been looking for an affordable seat cover for a while with no luck. "Universal" my a$$. Need a custom fit and they are too pricey.

This is the exact same interior...





Hard to find pics of the same seats...



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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
More Deals SECTLANDSCAPING Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 2 07-31-2012 12:18 AM
Some Deals from a auction SECTLANDSCAPING Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell 3 12-13-2011 11:53 AM
Great Flyer Deals!!! dclgraphics Promote your products or services 1 09-10-2009 01:42 PM
Cash Deals Gone bad CloseCuts Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 15 02-04-2009 10:14 AM
What are your marketing promotion deals? Steve Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 0 03-14-2008 07:55 AM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Looking for advice on a...
Tekeda1
04-13-2014 09:53 AM
Today 04:22 AM
by Tekeda1
17 338
Customers droping like...
goodtimez
Yesterday 09:53 AM
Yesterday 09:36 PM
by Greg'slawnandlandscape
6 113
2.5 acre mowing
xandrew245x
Yesterday 06:55 AM
Yesterday 08:57 PM
by xandrew245x
6 96
new to this forum!
mower13126
Yesterday 07:37 PM
Yesterday 07:37 PM
by mower13126
0 32
Back for this year
xandrew245x
02-21-2014 04:30 PM
Yesterday 05:36 PM
by Steve
13 836
Best Bulk Mulch delivery...
Steven Virgadamo
Yesterday 09:52 AM
Yesterday 05:34 PM
by Steve
2 50
this mower is driving me...
boog
04-17-2014 12:07 PM
Yesterday 05:10 PM
by Steve
3 107
Steve Virgadamo,...
Steven Virgadamo
Yesterday 09:49 AM
Yesterday 05:08 PM
by Steve
2 43
Instagram
Gerardo_Landscape
04-16-2014 11:28 AM
Yesterday 04:51 PM
by Steve
3 85
What Fertilizer to Use?
acrajchel
04-07-2014 01:56 PM
Yesterday 04:49 PM
by Steve
11 330
Help with weed liability!
Prolawnofchatt
04-15-2014 09:10 AM
Yesterday 04:47 PM
by Steve
5 175
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
03-22-2014 09:12 AM
Yesterday 04:41 PM
by Steve
31 1,035
Nationwide lawn care...
Billy Goat
04-15-2014 05:21 PM
Yesterday 04:39 PM
by Steve
9 193
Truck Signage
Dan Tanner
04-16-2014 11:00 PM
Yesterday 04:04 PM
by stevef1201
10 185
leaf removal
tlf59263
04-15-2014 10:00 PM
Yesterday 03:59 PM
by stevef1201
6 162
REO calling
Dan Tanner
04-16-2014 05:03 PM
Yesterday 10:06 AM
by kslawn
9 212
Pay per click advertising
roostertail
02-12-2014 07:26 PM
04-17-2014 07:11 PM
by yardrate
10 600
Accepting credit cards,...
Darksteel
03-17-2014 08:01 PM
04-16-2014 01:02 PM
by jymie
15 713
Trimec
acrajchel
04-15-2014 08:24 PM
04-16-2014 11:10 AM
by Steve
3 94
Gopher Forum Discount!
BlackRain75
04-12-2014 10:44 PM
04-16-2014 10:50 AM
by Steve
9 264
hello
NFrailey
04-15-2014 01:39 PM
04-16-2014 10:48 AM
by Steve
1 85
Any greenhouse operators...
GoGreenerKS
04-15-2014 11:21 AM
04-16-2014 10:43 AM
by Steve
3 110
Pricing a Mulch Job
dmcalpi
04-07-2014 02:16 PM
04-16-2014 09:40 AM
by jymie
21 595
google earth
CDLAWNCARE
04-12-2014 03:24 PM
04-16-2014 09:36 AM
by jymie
8 221
There has to be an...
CDLAWNCARE
04-14-2014 12:59 PM
04-15-2014 04:06 PM
by Dan Tanner
6 163
First Day Back!
BelleCityLawn1
04-09-2014 09:13 PM
04-15-2014 11:16 AM
by Steve
11 298
Mow America
stevegredler
04-13-2014 01:02 PM
04-14-2014 09:53 PM
by kslawn
5 198
Power Broom
acrajchel
04-14-2014 07:46 AM
04-14-2014 12:47 PM
by CDLAWNCARE
2 99
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
04-14-2014 11:34 AM
by Steve
1,176 285,344
Equipment reviews
Greg'slawnandlandscape
04-09-2014 07:17 AM
04-14-2014 11:27 AM
by Greg'slawnandlandscape
13 419
Sulky and Turf Tracer
acrajchel
04-07-2014 01:44 PM
04-14-2014 10:51 AM
by Steve
8 322
Aerating Prices?
Dan Tanner
04-08-2014 03:16 PM
04-14-2014 10:31 AM
by Steve
13 419
Estimating help
acrajchel
04-11-2014 06:06 PM
04-14-2014 10:20 AM
by Steve
3 167
Lawn Renovation
stevef1201
04-11-2014 12:00 PM
04-14-2014 10:03 AM
by Steve
5 191
Need help bidding church...
GreenRidge Lawn&Landscape
04-07-2014 08:01 PM
04-14-2014 09:49 AM
by Steve
12 404
Hello all
Griff20114
04-12-2014 05:08 PM
04-14-2014 09:46 AM
by Steve
1 111
Step by Step Spring Lawn...
WarriorLawnscaping
04-10-2014 07:01 AM
04-14-2014 09:43 AM
by Steve
5 232
Jeff Cowden
jcowden
04-11-2014 07:27 PM
04-14-2014 09:39 AM
by Steve
1 105
Exmark Commercial 30...
Dan Tanner
04-11-2014 05:35 AM
04-14-2014 09:37 AM
by Steve
4 188
What Was Your Setup When...
superrman77
02-11-2014 10:53 AM
04-14-2014 08:04 AM
by acrajchel
21 1,583
Small guy time to get a...
googus
04-08-2014 08:16 AM
04-13-2014 07:18 PM
by A. Kulak Landscaping
9 316
Weekly vs. Bi-weekly
CDLAWNCARE
04-12-2014 01:48 PM
04-13-2014 06:03 PM
by kslawn
9 328
Weed ID help
TwinBrosLC
04-12-2014 10:39 AM
04-13-2014 07:40 AM
by stevef1201
4 161
Lexington, KY
acrajchel
04-07-2014 01:06 PM
04-11-2014 09:49 PM
by acrajchel
1 133
Food Plot Management
BlackRain75
04-11-2014 10:20 AM
04-11-2014 03:51 PM
by Steve
4 132
Estimating a job
acrajchel
04-08-2014 11:07 AM
04-11-2014 03:32 PM
by Steve
6 291
New Boomless Sprayer!
BlackRain75
01-03-2014 01:01 PM
04-11-2014 03:25 PM
by Steve
11 1,004
Hello....
SWFloridaLawns
04-10-2014 06:15 PM
04-11-2014 02:28 PM
by Steve
2 125
Truck, Trailer,...
hawthornelawncare
12-23-2011 12:01 AM
04-10-2014 10:33 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
78 25,074
Trading Accounts
goodtimez
04-09-2014 05:42 PM
04-10-2014 01:55 PM
by Steve
2 160
» Popular Tags
2wd 4x4 ads butterfly gardens buy charge christmas client craigslist credit card customers echo exmark fall ferris financing florida flower bed franchise georgia gopherhaul grass clarksville gravely gravely 34" zero turn health holiday how much to charge how to bid installation kansas city kawasaki lawn care lawn care business podcast lawn care business show lawn service clarksville tn leaf lighting brass outdoor lights llp marketing mow mowing mulch mulch estimate new and restored landscapes new buisness new business new start office management oil payment podcast property management company redmax savannah scag schedule selling seo snow sole proprietorship sprayer starting a business stihl subcontractor tree care unreasonable upsell walk behind walker winter money making ideas
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:27 AM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:27 AM.

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