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Hi Caleb,

I love that truck pic. That thing looks like a lot of fun!

Why not just buy a junky midsized pickup and start with that. I would try to spend as little as possible on it.

What are you considering getting?
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I am going to express to you what are your plans for the future? I would tell you from experience a half ton up to a three quarter ton truck is the way to go chevy is my preference but that is my pref. I say this because if a customer ask if you (Can you do something) If you have a small truck you mite not be able to handle it with a small truck like taking concrete to the dump just telling you from experience
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That is true, but i'm really trying to focus all my efforts on basic lawn maintainance accounts. I find that I need to heavily concentrate on that instread of hauling things around for customers.

Not to say it hasen't or won't happen. It happened yesterday. We hauled a huge banana tree and tons of crepe myrtle limbs away.

I have been delegating to my employees that have Chevy 1500s.
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I believe any 1500 my prefernce is chevy great trucks letter the truck and create your image.
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Thanks, I'll probably get a red 1500 Extended cab.

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