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you can get a whole plow truck for under $2,500 or just used plow $1,000
Home owner plow= trash
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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?..
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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!

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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
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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 .
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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
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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
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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.
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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.
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