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Old 04-17-2008, 09:52 AM
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This topic has probably come up a lot lately but I was still curious. As everyone knows the price of gas is rising rapidly. So I was curious to know what everone is doing to save gave in your truck/car.

Or how do you decide what (methods i.e. surcharges?) to raise your prices so you are not losing money when you go mow.
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Hi Andrew,

This is just one of many ways you can go about this but did you see this post on truck mods for better gas?

http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum....;t=7652
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I wrote an article on the subject of gasoline expenses and the lawn care business for a business magazine a couple years ago when the price of gasoline really started getting high.

That was back when gas was barely over $2.00/gallon and I thought it was outrageous then!!!

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UGH!!! That's how I felt today when I filled up. $3.26/gallon.


Justin, btw, I meant to compliment you on your computer tutorials. Looks great.

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Quote[/b] (StartALawnCareBusiness @ April 18 2008,11:41)]Justin, btw, I meant to compliment you on your computer tutorials. *Looks great.
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