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 > Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs.

Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. Questions on your truck, trailer, commercial lawn mowers, lawn mower, mower parts, lawn tractors, engines, edgers, trimmers, pole saws, aerators, hydro seeders, snow plows, chain saws, stump grinders??

Plow Truck Advise


Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs.

Questions on your truck, trailer, commercial lawn mowers, lawn mower, mower parts, lawn tractors, engines, edgers, trimmers, pole saws, aerators, hydro seeders, snow plows, chain saws, stump grinders??
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #11  
Old 12-07-2012, 05:39 PM
willshome willshome is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Mass
Posts: 865
Rep Power: 0
willshome is on a distinguished road
Default

you can get a whole plow truck for under $2,500 or just used plow $1,000
Home owner plow= trash
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 12-07-2012, 08:14 PM
cbuis cbuis is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 5
Rep Power: 3
cbuis is on a distinguished road
Default Plow Truck Advise

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Please tell me where to go to get a plow truck for 2500.00. I'll be there tomorrow. It has to be a rusty bucket?..
Steve asked what I'm doing to promote my business!
Well, several things. First good thing I did was buy his book on tips and tricks.
Had some nice business cards made on vista print and everyone gets one I meet with great enthusiasm. Then I have been networking with the business owners I know from my day job. Coolest thing that happened this year: I was doing a lawn renovation with a new client that found my business card somewhere, go figure. I was doing the back yard for about an hour when I noticed out of the corner of my eye a guy standing at his fence watching me. I waved, finished my pass on the verti-cutter, then went over and introduced myself and asked how I could be of help to him. He smiled and said he had been watching me for an hour and that " I'm the real deal ". He further said that he had True Green at his place last year for a lawn renovation and they didn't do one fourth what he saw me do. And, it resulted in no new grass! He wanted an estimate, I gave it to him, and got the job! What a testimony of what just doing things right can do. I will never forget that as long as I am blessed having this business. So, I learned that someone is always watching and nothing is better advertising then doing the job right!

Last edited by cbuis; 12-07-2012 at 08:17 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 12-07-2012, 10:45 PM
Cashin H&P Cashin H&P is offline
new member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Bedford NH
Posts: 409
Rep Power: 0
Cashin H&P is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by cbuis View Post
Please tell me where to go to get a plow truck for 2500.00. I'll be there tomorrow. It has to be a rusty bucket?..
Steve asked what I'm doing to promote my business!
Well, several things. First good thing I did was buy his book on tips and tricks.
Had some nice business cards made on vista print and everyone gets one I meet with great enthusiasm. Then I have been networking with the business owners I know from my day job. Coolest thing that happened this year: I was doing a lawn renovation with a new client that found my business card somewhere, go figure. I was doing the back yard for about an hour when I noticed out of the corner of my eye a guy standing at his fence watching me. I waved, finished my pass on the verti-cutter, then went over and introduced myself and asked how I could be of help to him. He smiled and said he had been watching me for an hour and that " I'm the real deal ". He further said that he had True Green at his place last year for a lawn renovation and they didn't do one fourth what he saw me do. And, it resulted in no new grass! He wanted an estimate, I gave it to him, and got the job! What a testimony of what just doing things right can do. I will never forget that as long as I am blessed having this business. So, I learned that someone is always watching and nothing is better advertising then doing the job right!
Craigs list, I baught my first truck for $1800, and drove it almost 40K and then needed to up grade. It was a 1994 f150, you just need to look around
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 12-07-2012, 11:54 PM
bruces bruces is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 828
Rep Power: 0
bruces is on a distinguished road
Default

I just sold a near mint 97 chevy with an 8 foot junky myers 4 spring commercial plow for $2000.00 .I have too much stuff and it was the oldest truck in the yard .They are out there ,you just have to look each and every day and have the cash in hand as they dont last long .
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 12-07-2012, 11:56 PM
willshome willshome is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Mass
Posts: 865
Rep Power: 0
willshome is on a distinguished road
Default

All the "home" plows I have seen don't have power angle so you have to get out every time
I sold my 1996 bronco for $1200 this summer and it ran great 7'5" fisher
I needed the room & money for my new truck
Plow Truck Brockton
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 12-08-2012, 12:57 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 willshome View Post
All the "home" plows I have seen don't have power angle so you have to get out every time
I sold my 1996 bronco for $1200 this summer and it ran great 7'5" fisher
I needed the room & money for my new truck
Plow Truck Brockton
that bronco looks to be in good condition. I wouldve gave you $1200. I could always use extra plow trucks.


I have a sub that uses a wrangler and a 7' poly plow. No one would hire him with that thing. I did because he has a 33" snow blower and his college kid comes as a package deal.
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 12-08-2012, 08:33 AM
willshome willshome is offline
new member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Mass
Posts: 865
Rep Power: 0
willshome is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SECTLANDSCAPING View Post
I have a sub that uses a wrangler and a 7' poly plow.
LOL the Bronco has a 351, manaul locking hubs, f250 springs and air bags up front......
the bronco was a great plow truck (very easy to get everywhere) just during the summer could only pull a trailer.
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
New truck - 2005 2500 HD Silverado with a 8'2" Boss V-Plow justin_time Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 13 11-08-2011 01:43 PM
Plow truck for sale on craigslist justin_time Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. 3 10-25-2008 12:13 AM
Best Outdoor Decorations - Plow Truck - Toy Steve General Business Discussions 120 01-08-2008 06:10 PM
Need help looking for advise Dan3691 Introduce Yourself 16 10-21-2007 02:53 PM
Vote for best Plow Truck / Toy / Decorations Steve General Business Discussions 3 01-25-2005 10:46 AM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Bidding to get other work
Rodriguez11
07-21-2011 11:52 PM
Today 02:49 PM
by Steve
26 9,250
What happened to Better...
Steve
01-27-2014 04:07 PM
Today 02:06 PM
by Chilehead
18 3,007
second year advise
cmdlawncare
01-23-2015 06:22 PM
Today 01:58 PM
by Steve
5 164
TaskEasy & Plowz & Mowz...
jrwalker333
Yesterday 01:02 PM
Today 01:56 PM
by Steve
1 50
Lawn care truck
Steve
10-10-2009 03:40 AM
Today 01:53 PM
by Steve
40 15,824
please Help with none...
Lawnboyman1170
01-09-2015 09:46 AM
Today 01:33 PM
by Steve
8 468
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
01-11-2015 11:41 AM
Yesterday 09:34 AM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
9 485
need advise
rawssrob
02-23-2010 02:45 PM
01-23-2015 06:40 PM
by cmdlawncare
7 2,521
does this sound good or...
Bradcook21
01-22-2015 09:24 AM
01-23-2015 02:02 PM
by Steve
8 234
New to forum
ROB N
01-23-2015 08:35 AM
01-23-2015 01:53 PM
by Steve
1 89
Looking for advice on...
berryjam
01-21-2015 07:37 PM
01-23-2015 01:50 PM
by Steve
9 260
Extending the life of...
rmccutchan
01-17-2015 12:37 AM
01-23-2015 01:43 PM
by Steve
8 318
osceola lawn service
jasa@wildblue.net
01-22-2015 03:23 PM
01-23-2015 01:38 PM
by Steve
1 112
How many contracts...
5StarLawnscaping
01-12-2015 03:51 PM
01-23-2015 08:46 AM
by jrs.landscaping
8 440
Tax Question
Wolf4dk
01-20-2015 01:11 AM
01-22-2015 02:28 PM
by Steve
4 227
Billy Goat Vac
Mr. Mow
01-19-2015 07:42 AM
01-22-2015 02:18 PM
by Steve
6 227
"Part Timers", "Low...
doug1980
06-10-2009 12:55 PM
01-22-2015 02:09 PM
by biglee
39 10,116
Property Pricing
GVL
01-19-2015 02:46 PM
01-21-2015 02:18 PM
by Steve
5 271
Landscapers Source For...
breadcrumb
01-16-2015 02:44 PM
01-21-2015 05:55 AM
by breadcrumb
14 420
Hoa advice
Bradcook21
01-16-2015 09:36 PM
01-20-2015 04:30 PM
by Steve
4 260
My Invention
biglee
01-11-2015 07:51 PM
01-20-2015 10:16 AM
by biglee
16 600
How to beat the pre pay...
stansg1fresh
01-13-2015 04:33 PM
01-19-2015 03:38 PM
by ringahding1
3 331
Hello from Md
homey
12-17-2014 06:55 PM
01-19-2015 01:37 PM
by Steve
12 1,112
Hi from Illinois
burtle
01-02-2015 09:46 PM
01-19-2015 01:22 PM
by Steve
3 501
Hello from SW FL!!
5StarLawnscaping
12-05-2014 02:35 PM
01-19-2015 01:20 PM
by Steve
14 1,428
Lost my @#$ blower
stevef1201
01-11-2015 08:31 AM
01-17-2015 02:21 PM
by lxarth
2 361
Another Illinoisan.....
barhopper
01-11-2015 05:38 PM
01-16-2015 04:29 PM
by Steve
10 415
marketing with pizza...
apmAkron
01-15-2015 09:57 AM
01-15-2015 06:29 PM
by Steve
4 249
CRM and Quickbooks?
5StarLawnscaping
01-15-2015 08:06 AM
01-15-2015 08:06 AM
by 5StarLawnscaping
0 177
New Member, Indiana Iraq...
Timbo
07-14-2011 09:44 AM
01-14-2015 06:14 PM
by Steve
10 3,779
check this box truck out!
BLAZIER-1991
01-07-2015 07:40 PM
01-13-2015 03:06 PM
by biglee
8 616
My community only ad...
googus
01-12-2015 09:55 AM
01-13-2015 02:44 PM
by Steve
5 311
12 Years in Business!
Chilehead
10-23-2014 09:07 AM
01-13-2015 09:37 AM
by Chilehead
18 1,785
use a small business...
BLAZIER-1991
12-25-2014 12:21 AM
01-12-2015 06:32 PM
by BLAZIER-1991
30 1,540
tips on creating a...
BLAZIER-1991
01-08-2015 07:22 PM
01-12-2015 06:19 PM
by BLAZIER-1991
4 451
During Your Down Time
achri12
12-24-2014 03:03 PM
01-12-2015 03:54 PM
by Steve
10 1,077
Leaf cleanup
Bradcook21
01-09-2015 02:21 PM
01-12-2015 12:22 PM
by Jamesw86
4 421
Has Anyone Used Plowz ?
dpld
01-08-2014 12:14 PM
01-11-2015 02:17 PM
by burtle
20 3,345
What to pay help
Bradcook21
01-07-2015 01:32 PM
01-08-2015 07:01 PM
by Steve
1 458
Need a trailer
googus
01-07-2015 09:40 AM
01-08-2015 10:24 AM
by Upscale2
7 565
Do you guys charge buy...
burtle
01-02-2015 09:58 PM
01-07-2015 08:37 PM
by Shark1611
14 920
Organic Lawn Care...
NHray
10-17-2014 07:05 PM
01-07-2015 07:05 PM
by greyhound
18 2,155
Need advice please
CHenricks
01-06-2015 01:17 AM
01-07-2015 03:34 PM
by Steve
4 531
Mowing 2 acres
Bradcook21
01-05-2015 03:13 PM
01-07-2015 03:32 PM
by Steve
9 670
Ideas on a large bid
Knaubone
12-21-2014 11:57 AM
01-06-2015 03:55 PM
by Steve
5 983
Trailer with 4ft sides...
mayala030292
01-02-2015 09:01 PM
01-06-2015 03:33 PM
by Steve
5 615
A tip to get good...
biglee
01-04-2015 12:07 AM
01-06-2015 03:30 PM
by Steve
4 598
Work Shoes!
rsanchez1203
02-19-2013 12:07 PM
01-05-2015 09:18 PM
by Havanese2
13 7,446
EDDM post cards
hemiman
02-13-2014 06:36 PM
01-05-2015 04:22 PM
by Steve
14 2,412
Cleaning your Mower and...
MNK
01-03-2015 01:22 AM
01-05-2015 09:17 AM
by rmccutchan
10 754
» Popular Tags
2wd 4x4 aerocore apartment bid apartment complex auger bark billy goat brushcutter blades bush collections deliquentaccounts ditches employee problems equipment rental estimate first truck flyers foreman georgia google gopherhaul grass gravely growing a lawn care business hills hiring husqvarna jobs john deere quik trac landscape services lawn lawn care lawn care business podcast lawn care business seo lawn care business show lawn care business website lawn care business website seo lawn care website lighting brass outdoor lights marketing mr dave mulch new mower per hour charge per hour service podcast pricing pto push versus ride running a business savannah search engine optimization seo shell small engine repair square foot starting a business starting a lawn care business start up lawn care business steep lawns sulky theft toro grand stand trailer tree trimmer rack up sell employee walk behind web design
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:59 PM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:59 PM.

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