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My first year, I started out with 9 accounts for mowing the year, 2nd year increased to 24 accounts, mostly from referrals and website inquiries. this year had 37 accounts for mowing, found out the hard way that I need a backup mower, 3 weeks in my motor on the mower went, took almost three weeks to get it up and running and as a result lost 13 accounts. OUCH, no one around here had mowers to rent except one place who wanted $150 every 8 hours to rent it, Really? Im hard pressed to make that and pay my helper besides, couldn't do that. So I lost those accounts. My priority is to have 2 mowers for next year, I need a commercial mower and I'll use my urrent mower as the backup.
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