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 > Just starting your lawn care or landscaping business? > Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery

Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery Post your lawn care and landscaping pictures. Also show off your stuff: Lawn care trucks, trailers, equipment, mowers, signs, marketing material, shops, lawns, toys, projects etc....

New Stuff and better Pics


Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery

Post your lawn care and landscaping pictures. Also show off your stuff: Lawn care trucks, trailers, equipment, mowers, signs, marketing material, shops, lawns, toys, projects etc....
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #11  
Old 03-25-2008, 07:40 PM
makbootzy's Avatar
makbootzy makbootzy is offline
Rick
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Leavenworth, Lansing KS
Age: 30
Posts: 265
Rep Power: 9
makbootzy
Default

yeah I am just gonna use magnetic signs on this vehicle but when I get a nice truck I will put the decals on
__________________
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 03-25-2008, 08:16 PM
justin_time justin_time is offline
Justin
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: French River, ON, Canada
Age: 30
Posts: 1,801
Rep Power: 0
justin_time is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Nice mower you got there Rick.... is that a residential one or commercial mower ?
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 03-26-2008, 01:20 PM
makbootzy's Avatar
makbootzy makbootzy is offline
Rick
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Leavenworth, Lansing KS
Age: 30
Posts: 265
Rep Power: 9
makbootzy
Default

It is a RZT but I will get a commercial if it all works out and I make money from this.
Here is the sign on the trailer.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 03-26-2008, 01:34 PM
AMW Graphics
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by [b
Quote[/b] (Cutrite Lawn Care Inc. @ Mar. 25 2008,4:10)]I am concerned about putting decals on my stuff also. When you trade it even though you can peal them off, the paint will still show where and even what it said. As I look at your outfit, have you considered puting decals on the side windows? You can get perforatted decals that allow you to see out but still have you message. (?)
Depending on how long you have the vinyl graphics or digital prints on the truck/car it may not leave any noticable fading.

Most companys switch trucks about every 2-5 years...if you dont get trucks that are RED you will be fine for a few years (TX, FL, etc. will get it a little faster though).
Red is the worst color for fading.

Also if you remove it corectly this will limit fading too.

Also in some state you have to have it on your truck.
(like here in Michigan)

The window is a good idea, but it limits the area you have on the sides, and like i said above..in some states you have to have 3" tall "Name" "Phone #" "City/State".

Magnets are ok, but they are looked at as "temparary signage" in most states and by some customers.

As for the perferated window prints, they dont last nearly as long as truck graphics/lettering. They also make it harder to see out at night as well as in rain/snow events.
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 03-26-2008, 01:49 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,948
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Rick,

How did you attach the sign to the truck? Is that a piece of sheet metal? Did you use a couple of bolts to attach it?
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 03-26-2008, 02:17 PM
makbootzy's Avatar
makbootzy makbootzy is offline
Rick
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Leavenworth, Lansing KS
Age: 30
Posts: 265
Rep Power: 9
makbootzy
Default

yeah it the same as metal yard signs...I drilled a hole in each corner and used the plastic covered copper ground wire off of a cable wire and twisted it around the mesh on the gate. I like that the is coated so it blends in.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 03-26-2008, 02:37 PM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is online now
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,948
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

It looks great! Nice job.
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 03-26-2008, 07:26 PM
bigpete
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

When you get a chance to use the cub, tell me how you like it. I think they look ok, but was wondering how they preformed.

Thanks

Sincerely
bigpete
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 03-26-2008, 11:04 PM
Andrew's Lawn Care
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

I will say first off nice mower. I use to have a cub cadet rider and then started having motor problems. So I then up graded to a zero turn and bought SCAG. I have used Dixie Chopper and John Deere too but in my opinion SCAG is the only way to go.

Good luck with the season!
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 04-14-2008, 07:35 PM
makbootzy's Avatar
makbootzy makbootzy is offline
Rick
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Leavenworth, Lansing KS
Age: 30
Posts: 265
Rep Power: 9
makbootzy
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by [b
Quote[/b] (bigpete @ Mar. 26 2008,5:26)]When you get a chance to use the cub, tell me how you like it. *I think they look ok, but was wondering how they preformed.

Thanks

Sincerely
bigpete
I used it today and I love it! I dont like how the blades shut off in reverse though.
__________________
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

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
help with sole...
greenbuds
03-24-2016 12:21 PM
Today 12:20 PM
by Wolf4dk
3 9,394
Whats up??
Cpadgett
Today 10:57 AM
Today 10:57 AM
by Cpadgett
0 11
To mow weekly or Biweekly
WarriorLandscapingCAN
05-11-2016 04:09 PM
Yesterday 04:45 PM
by lawngawd7
9 300
Help a Brother Out -...
Hedgemaster
01-23-2012 04:19 PM
Yesterday 04:34 PM
by Crossett73
91 33,678
Hello from Alabama
pruzilla
05-25-2016 01:20 PM
Yesterday 08:14 AM
by pruzilla
2 50
Hello from Centreville!
Daveylawns
05-23-2016 09:04 AM
05-24-2016 04:08 PM
by Steve
1 69
Laying new grass, Sod...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
05-23-2016 10:07 AM
05-23-2016 08:41 PM
by Steve
1 56
I need some aeration...
rootytalbot
08-14-2015 12:32 PM
05-23-2016 09:06 AM
by Daveylawns
10 3,768
Prolin
rmccutchan
05-21-2016 04:53 PM
05-21-2016 06:36 PM
by rmccutchan
2 74
Upgraded to a new mower
Stevenor92
05-17-2016 08:17 PM
05-20-2016 07:08 PM
by Stevenor92
8 199
Intro
LaraRahmani
05-18-2016 02:54 PM
05-19-2016 02:43 PM
by Steve
2 107
Best Push Mower You Have...
markty
05-14-2016 03:46 PM
05-18-2016 07:34 PM
by Stevenor92
4 180
New mower!!!!
Stevenor92
05-18-2016 03:46 AM
05-18-2016 06:39 PM
by Stevenor92
2 112
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
05-18-2016 02:59 PM
by LaraRahmani
1,249 434,770
Stupid idea?
hopolb33
05-13-2016 11:25 AM
05-16-2016 11:22 AM
by Steve
1 155
Planting SKYBOUND CEDARS
FrankieeLawnz
05-13-2016 03:59 PM
05-16-2016 11:21 AM
by Steve
1 138
Edging Fad...
Tree geek
05-10-2016 11:29 PM
05-15-2016 11:12 PM
by Tree geek
2 183
Business Overload
Chilehead
05-06-2016 09:27 PM
05-13-2016 11:15 AM
by Steve
11 382
Hello from great state...
Cel1980
05-11-2016 09:00 AM
05-13-2016 11:07 AM
by Steve
2 156
Did this job free to...
JJand M Lawncare
05-02-2016 02:33 PM
05-11-2016 03:54 PM
by JJand M Lawncare
10 421
How to tell Cust. to...
GeeGood
04-09-2008 09:55 PM
05-09-2016 07:08 PM
by JJand M Lawncare
16 5,513
Echo SRM 230 trouble.
Jack Rabbit
05-08-2016 06:16 PM
05-08-2016 11:22 PM
by Just for Cuts
1 150
Toro ZTR Issues
rsanchez1203
05-06-2016 09:27 PM
05-07-2016 10:26 AM
by Steve
2 172
Correct way to quote a...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
05-02-2016 11:52 AM
05-03-2016 10:59 AM
by Steve
1 288
Having an issue with...
Mr. Mow
04-27-2016 03:58 PM
04-28-2016 05:04 AM
by Sprinkler Buddy
2 294
Hello From Virginia
JJand M Lawncare
04-25-2016 01:02 PM
04-27-2016 05:20 PM
by Steve
5 331
» Popular Tags
advertising become an entrepreneur best mower be your own boss break business education business help business management contractor hacks deck lift dethatcher edging entrepreneur entrepreneur education estimates free lawn care fuel problems fuel pump half moon blade hydro increase customers jjandm lawncare landscape landscape design landscaping landscaping design company landscaping richmond va landscping lawncare lawn mowing lawnservice lowering grade marketing mulch new business planting plowing raising grade residential lawn care richmond va richmond virginia lawn care roundup safety scag snowblower snow plowing snow shovel solo solo backpack sprayer start a business start a lawn care business start business start up swzt toro timecutter tree tree pics tree service video walk behind what to charge work from home
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:17 PM.


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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:17 PM.

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