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Old 05-08-2008, 11:12 PM
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I know I posted a picture of this before. These pictures may be a little better. By the way, this setup cost the owners $250,000. The hose reels on the top by the gooseneck (there are actually 4 of them) is a full spraying setup.

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Brandon,

Thank you for the great pictures! Did you get a chance to talk with the owner or employees?

How long have they been in business?

What made them decide to go all out and buy this set up?

It is beautiful but expensive!

What's your view when you look at this business and vehicle setup?
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Who was the maker of that trailer?
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Guess what. Someone steals it they get it all.......
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I wouldn't be able to get to most of my customers with that kind of truck. I would have to park on the road.. then it would create some advertising hehe...
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I think its the greatest thing I've seen in a while... if you can effectively provide all of those services, why not do it all while youre there... I would call bulls*** on that price tag though. $150,000 maybe with equiptment... but not $250,000 unless there is something that I am not seeing...

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The whole set-up gave me some vehicle ideas related to a completely different function than landscaping. However, I also have some new ideas for landscaping using the fifth wheel trailer concept. All of them considerably less expensive than the stated price with potential to generate more cash flow.
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Eric,

Could you ever for see yourself getting into custom lawn care trucks, like super lawn trucks?

Do you like the concept of their business and their vehicles?
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I really like their concept and can certainly relate to the story about how it all started.
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Quote[/b] ]However, I also have some new ideas for landscaping using the fifth wheel trailer concept.
I can see adding a dividing wall between the rear section of the trailer and the equipment section and using the rear section as a mulch holder capable of dumping...either dumping to the rear or to either side.

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