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Mimowerman
04-11-2009, 04:53 PM
Check out the new account...... 1/3 of a mile long...... Shouldn't be a problem with the Hustler Super Z!!! Did the spring clean up today, and got to try out the new powerbroom attachment.... this thing works awesome!!! 4 hours time total ... Enjoy:waving:

KrayzKajun
04-11-2009, 04:54 PM
truck and trailer look great! wht size trailer is tht?

STIHL GUY
04-11-2009, 04:55 PM
wow thats a pretty long lot lol

STIHL GUY
04-11-2009, 04:56 PM
have fun edging that

Mimowerman
04-11-2009, 04:57 PM
all that snowplow damage! Some after shots

KrayzKajun
04-11-2009, 05:02 PM
definitly a nice improvement

Mimowerman
04-11-2009, 05:02 PM
have fun edging that


Ya it won't be too bad just go on a 7 min walk with the new edger !

truck and trailer look great! wht size trailer is tht?

Thanks, Trailer is a pace summit 8x20 served me well for the past year and a half.... and is awesome for advertising!

fazzy815-66
04-11-2009, 06:13 PM
Sweet! ....what rd is that I'm from s.e Mich too

Mimowerman
04-11-2009, 06:18 PM
Sweet! ....what rd is that I'm from s.e Mich too

Beck Rd in my hometown of novi.....

Leisure Time Lawn Care
04-11-2009, 07:37 PM
Looks good

fazzy815-66
04-11-2009, 09:54 PM
Beck Rd in my hometown of novi.....

thought I recognized it!

MileHigh
04-11-2009, 10:02 PM
Truck and trailer look top notch.

I'm sure you already knew that though.

J&R Landscaping
04-11-2009, 10:06 PM
Nice pictures! Did running that power broom kinda act like a de-thatcher on the grass?

DRBLawnBuster
04-11-2009, 10:37 PM
Nice equipment , i also was wondering how does the power broom work pretty good and how does it work , like throw or swee everything forward as you go.

80sturgisrider
04-11-2009, 10:48 PM
Ya it won't be too bad just go on a 7 min walk with the new edger !



Thanks, Trailer is a pace summit 8x20 served me well for the past year and a half.... and is awesome for advertising!

Who builds the edger? I had a couple of this same type a few years agao--built by Craftsman, but they dont make it anymore in a sideshaft motor. Thanx. BTW--Truck and trailer look sweet.

JDavisLandscapes
04-11-2009, 10:48 PM
Everything looks good. Nice rig. Good luck this season!

wildlandscape
04-11-2009, 11:48 PM
looks much better. Just bought one of the redmax brooms today, they are great. good luck this year

Mimowerman
04-12-2009, 11:23 AM
Nice pictures! Did running that power broom kinda act like a de-thatcher on the grass?
Thank you, The power broom is really good at getting the rocks and stones our of the grass, I think the rubber attachment is better at this than power raking, maby the bristle attachment other brands offer or a wire attachment would be better for power raking.... You definitely would not want to do a whole lawn with this ! Takes a toll on your body.

Truck and trailer look top notch.

I'm sure you already knew that though.

Thank you, I have alot invested in this set-up but find it worthwhile .
Nice equipment , i also was wondering how does the power broom work pretty good and how does it work , like throw or swee everything forward as you go.

The power broom is awesome, for hard surfaces it is such a power broom, great for dirt, rock , stone, mulch .... pretty much any material. In grass it is perfect for getting debris out such as snowplow rock and stones.
Everything looks good. Nice rig. Good luck this season!
Thank you very much..... best of luck back to you!

looks much better. Just bought one of the redmax brooms today, they are great. good luck this year

The broom is great.... You're gonna love it !
Who builds the edger? I had a couple of this same type a few years agao--built by Craftsman, but they dont make it anymore in a sideshaft motor. Thanx. BTW--Truck and trailer look sweet.


Thanks, The edger is made by powerlite( I'm kinda embarrassed) It is labelled a homeowner model, however for the price 299.00 you can't beat it . I have owned a McClane edger before , but for 430.00 , I don't see a difference, in fact this one is built better! Best of luck this year!

Mowerboy04
04-12-2009, 04:38 PM
did't joe mow that last year??

Mimowerman
04-12-2009, 06:00 PM
did't joe mow that last year??

yep... he didn't want to do it anymore

Five Star Lawn Care LLC
04-13-2009, 02:04 AM
much better looking than when i was out there last.....nice job on the C/U

2brothersyardcare
04-13-2009, 08:28 AM
looks good those huslers are nice

Mimowerman
04-13-2009, 12:18 PM
looks good those huslers are nice

Thank you, I agree !! I searched for a long time, and think I found the best line of mowers out there.
much better looking than when i was out there last.....nice job on the C/U


Thanks Eric, Sorry about the Fert bid.... Maby next year! Check your phone messages... got another residential for you .

Five Star Lawn Care LLC
04-13-2009, 01:18 PM
Thank you, I agree !! I searched for a long time, and think I found the best line of mowers out there.



Thanks Eric, Sorry about the Fert bid.... Maby next year! Check your phone messages... got another residential for you .

"You Have Mail"

Mimowerman
04-18-2009, 10:33 PM
pictures of the new dump trailer tromorrow!!!

Mimowerman
04-19-2009, 07:58 PM
Picked Up the new Dump Trailer today..... shes sweet!!!
80" x 12 Ft Griffin Fire engine red, Power up/down , Tarp , rake rack , spare tire, equipment racks.... and soon to be true 2x12 oak sides.....
Capacity 8,000 lbs, or about 12 yards of mulch heaping.....

nnj18
04-19-2009, 08:17 PM
that is a nice dump trailer man, although I woulda went with a scissor lift but the red looks sharp!

KrayzKajun
04-19-2009, 08:19 PM
nice dump! how much did tht run you(if you dont mind sayin)

Mimowerman
04-19-2009, 08:26 PM
nice dump! how much did tht run you(if you dont mind sayin)

I'll Have around 6,000 into it after I pay TTL . I forgot to mention, I bought this trailer in Indiana... 3 hour drive, and saved me about 1,000 off a dealer price here in Mi. Brett's cutting edge(my Buddy ) was my inspiration for this ... hes got the same trailer... just black!

Mimowerman
04-19-2009, 08:27 PM
that is a nice dump trailer man, although I woulda went with a scissor lift but the red looks sharp!

Thank you, My Friend has the same trailer... its served him well for the past couple years..... I think the pistons will work well for my use!

KrayzKajun
04-19-2009, 09:40 PM
i would love a 16footer like tht in Silver to haul a skidsteer in!

Brett's Cutting Edge
04-20-2009, 10:34 PM
Looks good Chris.
KrazyKajun as far as putting a skid in the trailer it might be a little scary. It sits up to high to go in and out safely i think. I put a John Deere tractor in there last year and it was close. If you want to put a skid in one you need to get one with drop axles.

Mimowerman
04-21-2009, 11:25 PM
cut , paint, and installed the sides today...shes pretty!!!

Wojomower125
04-21-2009, 11:46 PM
Chris got to hand it to you.... NICE rig
looking very pro and everything has its clean look
I like the red dump too

Mimowerman
04-22-2009, 11:24 AM
Chris got to hand it to you.... NICE rig
looking very pro and everything has its clean look
I like the red dump too

Thank you .... I always try to do things the best I can and believe my image is important unlike alot of companies around here.... She needs some lettering but I'm broke!!! and nice name btw!!! :drinkup:

Kennedy Landscaping
04-22-2009, 12:25 PM
Looks like a very nice operation you have yourself! I really like the DOT tape on the dump. Slap some tire shine on that bad boy and it'll look really good! Have a good 2009 season!

oakwdman
04-22-2009, 02:58 PM
So which piece of equipment started the red trend? lol. Looks very nice, I was never really a fan of red trucks until I became the owner of one lol.
keep it up because you definitely have something good going!

Mimowerman
04-22-2009, 09:24 PM
Looks like a very nice operation you have yourself! I really like the DOT tape on the dump. Slap some tire shine on that bad boy and it'll look really good! Have a good 2009 season!

Thank you , If I'm correct the Dot Tape is necessary by law(DOT LOL ) . I'll more than likely take a company picture in a month or so with the shiny tires.... I'm really busy now! have a great season back at you !

So which piece of equipment started the red trend? lol. Looks very nice, I was never really a fan of red trucks until I became the owner of one lol.
keep it up because you definitely have something good going!

What started the red infatuation...... I'm a firefighter and here is my truck!
Thanks and have a great 09'!!

Mimowerman
05-10-2009, 11:48 PM
Brush Removal Job..... the fence didn't make it any easier!!!

Mimowerman
05-16-2009, 02:30 PM
Mulch Before and after.... and a pic of the new dump in action

Mimowerman
05-16-2009, 02:35 PM
Residential mulch 12 yards black

South Florida Lawns
05-16-2009, 05:39 PM
[QUOTE=Mimowerman;2922997]Ya it won't be too bad just go on a 7 min walk with the new edger ! QUOTE]

See now if you had a stick edger it would take about 4 minutes to edge that instead of 7.

HappyGrasslawncare
05-16-2009, 07:28 PM
Two questions:
Im new to priceing and trying to get as many ideas as i can for the future. so if you dont mind. How much did you charge for the 12 yards of mulch? and how much for the brush removal?

Mimowerman
05-16-2009, 10:47 PM
[QUOTE=Mimowerman;2922997]Ya it won't be too bad just go on a 7 min walk with the new edger ! QUOTE]

See now if you had a stick edger it would take about 4 minutes to edge that instead of 7.

I actually own two stick edgers, and I don't know about you , but I wouldn't want to walk for 2/3 of a mile with a stick edger! pushing is 10 times easier and its much more powerful than a stick edger..

Mimowerman
05-16-2009, 10:51 PM
Two questions:
Im new to priceing and trying to get as many ideas as i can for the future. so if you dont mind. How much did you charge for the 12 yards of mulch? and how much for the brush removal?

I purchase my mulch at wholesale price, normally 22-31.00 per yard, and charge an additional 30.00 to apply the mulch . 60.00 per yard installed is normal in my market area. I charge 30-40.00 delivery fee and then bed edging, and weeding extra or depending on my mood included in the mulch price if I'm feeling good. you just have to charge whatever price makes you $. .... is really the only advice I can give.

Brush removal was around 450.00 if I recall correctly. its actually wasn't that bad , I thought it had ivy in it but there was none

Mimowerman
06-01-2009, 11:21 PM
Mulch .......

Mimowerman
06-01-2009, 11:26 PM
mulch before and after and the rig working hard

Mimowerman
06-01-2009, 11:32 PM
the shop after a few months in there.... still needs a little tlc and about $1,000 to make it who I want it. Blade grinding station and workbench to come in the near future. :drinkup:

AdvancedLawns
06-01-2009, 11:37 PM
wow man..nice work...i really like the red truck and two red trailers...nice choice. i also like that shop..how big is it?

Looking Good Lawn Service
06-01-2009, 11:39 PM
NIce set-up Chris, nice work too! How do you like towing with the pickup? I have a short bed Ford too, was thinking about getting a dump trailer for it, instead of an easy dumper beacause I dont want to make it a dedicated work truck(since it is my car too)

Mimowerman
06-01-2009, 11:45 PM
wow man..nice work...i really like the red truck and two red trailers...nice choice. i also like that shop..how big is it?

Thank you , I love the red, It started with my job as a firefighter and took off from there! The shop is perfect for my operation at the current time, just needs a little more customization like workbenches and stuff I don't have time to build them though! its roughly 25x30 or 750 sq feet

Mimowerman
06-01-2009, 11:48 PM
NIce set-up Chris, nice work too! How do you like towing with the pickup? I have a short bed Ford too, was thinking about getting a dump trailer for it, instead of an easy dumper beacause I dont want to make it a dedicated work truck(since it is my car too)

The truck has served me well, however Sometimes the engine (5.4L ) is a little underpowered. IF I had to do it again (soon ) I will get the powerstroke engine ! The dump trailer is perfect because you can just drop it off at a job , and it will also hold much more then a insert. I can dump 8,000 lbs and or up to 12 yards of mulch at one time!

Mimowerman
06-03-2009, 01:07 AM
my puppy.... well she's 7 but to me she'll always be my pup !

Mimowerman
06-30-2009, 12:28 AM
Before Landscape Rejuvenation

.... trim up 8 blue spruce, remove black diamond edging , bed edge, 11 yds cedar, 3 yards topsoil and remove 30 bushes ....

Mimowerman
06-30-2009, 12:32 AM
During

Trees trimmed, edging removed, bushes removed, and its lunch time....

Mimowerman
06-30-2009, 12:38 AM
After...
beds edged, mulch and topsoil down , 1 sprinkler head repaired, and underground fence repaired! OOPS!!!

HappyGrasslawncare
06-30-2009, 01:32 PM
I like the trailer, Very eye catchy!

matt10486
06-30-2009, 01:41 PM
Nice work man.... You stayin busy?

nnj18
06-30-2009, 02:52 PM
shoulda sold them on some new plants......looks good tho

bighaydenslawn
06-30-2009, 04:58 PM
Wow man just found this thread.....

Work looks great and the equipment is just about unbeatable.

How is that 1/3 mile acct. treating you? How many down&backs with the Super Z?

That mulch trailer is bada$$. You can really make good time with that I bet.

Any guess on how many yards of mulch you spread total this spring?

Mimowerman
06-30-2009, 07:06 PM
I like the trailer, Very eye catchy!Thank you .... I love it too!!

Nice work man.... You stayin busy?
Thanks , and yes, with minimal advertising, I am as busy as can be!

shoulda sold them on some new plants......looks good tho
The customers will plant this fall.... not in the budget for now!

Mowerboy04
06-30-2009, 07:08 PM
you should post some pics of the lawns you cut and some of your mowers just a thought

MileHigh
06-30-2009, 10:25 PM
Dang, you have some sweet stuff.

Is your 250 a Diesel? I don't see any badges for either.

matt10486
06-30-2009, 10:32 PM
bladescape you should talk.... you got some pretty nice stuf also... why dont you start a thread.

mowerdude777
06-30-2009, 10:38 PM
bladescape you should talk.... you got some pretty nice stuf also... why dont you start a thread.

He has heres the link to it http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=266429

scagmower
06-30-2009, 10:50 PM
nice equipment, and shop!!

Mimowerman
07-01-2009, 01:35 AM
Dang, you have some sweet stuff.

Is your 250 a Diesel? I don't see any badges for either.

unfortunately it is not.... have the 5.4 L Looking for a diesel as we speak though!

Wow man just found this thread.....

Work looks great and the equipment is just about unbeatable.

How is that 1/3 mile acct. treating you? How many down&backs with the Super Z?

That mulch trailer is bada$$. You can really make good time with that I bet.

Any guess on how many yards of mulch you spread total this spring?

The account is going well..... its about 15 passes or so if I had to guess..... lots of trim work too on the hill.

I'd say I have spread about 100 yards or so , with most of it comprised of 10 yard jobs,I actually don't advertise at all, all word of mouth and referrals. Keep up the good work yourself, I started doing this at 10 , and just ten years down the road, I have accomplished alot, Its exciting to think about the future, and what it holds in store!

nice equipment, and shop!!

Thank you very much ... I worked hard to get to this point!

Mimowerman
07-01-2009, 01:45 AM
looking through some old pictures.... here was my rig through highschool..... always caused a rubberneck from other lco's ! I've always been into looking good while out working, not too many co's in the area have a good image besides the big million dollar operations. I miss the trailer.... it was an awesome set up ! Got rid of it my senior year in highschool when my business doubled and I needed the 20' enclosed!

Mimowerman
07-04-2009, 03:02 PM
some more pics.... and awesome looking bushes!!!

M and S Lawn Care
07-05-2009, 10:25 PM
Looking good buddy. I passed by you mowing in my neighborhood the other day, I see you do Mrs. Zaki's lawn. I plow her driveway, funny old lady.

Also, I remember that sweet aluminum trailer, I saw that when I was out helping Alex one day and thought that was the bomb.

lawnproslawncare
07-06-2009, 12:11 AM
turn that power broom around so it spins the other way and your pulling it back. Your gonna love using it that way...walking it forward for the next pass instead of picking it up

Mimowerman
08-08-2009, 03:30 PM
Hit a water supply valve... thankfully it didn't look like old faithful! Had DPw Come out and replace it the next day.

And a picture of my new security system.... haha

Mimowerman
09-23-2009, 11:39 PM
www.cjslawn.com

Check out the website..... so how about that summer....

oakwdman
03-22-2010, 06:00 PM
Any new additions? I totally forgot how much I like your setup lol.

Mimowerman
03-22-2010, 09:48 PM
Thanks for checking in oakwood.... New additions this year will be another truck, and perhaps equipment for 2nd mowing crew. I'll be pretty busy as I'm going to school to get my paramedic license. The crew will still be working 5-6 days a week while I'm playing medic:dancing:.

rstan2010
03-22-2010, 10:13 PM
Thanks for checking in oakwood.... New additions this year will be another truck, and perhaps equipment for 2nd mowing crew. I'll be pretty busy as I'm going to school to get my paramedic license. The crew will still be working 5-6 days a week while I'm playing medic:dancing:.

What kind of truck do you plan on getting?

Mimowerman
03-22-2010, 10:35 PM
2006 f-350 4x4 ext. cab long bed... I hope to go get it on friday.. its all the way across my state... I'm to busy before then to make the drive

oakwdman
03-22-2010, 10:37 PM
2006 f-350 4x4 ext. cab long bed... I hope to go get it on friday.. its all the way across my state... I'm to busy before then to make the drive

Let me guess..... Red? lol

rstan2010
03-22-2010, 10:57 PM
2006 f-350 4x4 ext. cab long bed... I hope to go get it on friday.. its all the way across my state... I'm to busy before then to make the drive

Is it Diesel?

T.Brandon
03-23-2010, 02:45 AM
Who designed your website? I like it!

Mimowerman
03-23-2010, 10:05 PM
Let me guess..... Red? lol

Is it Diesel?

Fire engine red!!! :clapping:

5.4L Gas

Mimowerman
03-23-2010, 10:09 PM
Who designed your website? I like it!

A great guy named bob at camo duck web designs... he is located in spokane WA . The whole process took about a good four weeks to complete, because of revisions and I changed it around a few times.... Reasonable rates, and A++ customer service

His link is at the bottom of my website check him out and tell him u liked my site!

LawnboyTim
03-23-2010, 10:18 PM
Very nice set up. The equipment and truck look great, the license plate is pretty sweet too!

puffyhead929
03-29-2010, 11:50 PM
lets see some pics of the new truck!

oakwdman
04-13-2010, 09:10 PM
lets see some pics of the new truck!

Agreed lol

Mimowerman
04-13-2010, 09:46 PM
I'll get some up here after I get it lettered.... Maby next week?

oakwdman
05-24-2010, 07:25 PM
Damn your lettering guy is slow....
lmao.

Mimowerman
12-26-2010, 04:58 PM
Well here was the new truck ... Ended up having engine problems with it so it went back to the dealer after a battle .

Lots of new Plans this year, business is looking better than ever.
Stay Tuned for a new truck, new handhelds, a 2011 hustler super z, and who knows what else I have planned :drinkup:

GreenEarthLawnCare
12-26-2010, 06:07 PM
ive been looking through your posts and seems like you have things figured out well, great work!... i have a 2010 hustler z with the xr7 deck. i tell you hustler makes a great zero turn. i had lots of problems with the mower discharging poorly. but the new deck of the 2011s is supposed to be really well. i talked to a dealer who demoed one had he said it was the best striping mower he ever used.

Mimowerman
12-26-2010, 06:53 PM
ive been looking through your posts and seems like you have things figured out well, great work!... i have a 2010 hustler z with the xr7 deck. i tell you hustler makes a great zero turn. i had lots of problems with the mower discharging poorly. but the new deck of the 2011s is supposed to be really well. i talked to a dealer who demoed one had he said it was the best striping mower he ever used.

Im pretty excited for the new mower as well. Ive put over a thousand hrs on my 60" with the 28 kohler EFI and couldn't be happier with its performance. A few glitches here and there , but nothing that wasn't made up for by its ease of serviceability and amazing speed .

bobcat48
12-26-2010, 08:20 PM
Looks great.nice work and equipment,setup is very nice.keep it up.

cubedmack
12-26-2010, 09:29 PM
Everything looks greats. How did you get started with installing sprinkler system?

Mimowerman
12-27-2010, 12:55 AM
Looks great.nice work and equipment,setup is very nice.keep it up.
Thank you very much ... best of luck to you in 2011
Everything looks greats. How did you get started with installing sprinkler system?

Thanks ! Meet a good local contractor who can take you under there wing, perhaps one who is nearing retirement.Teach you years of there experience. Get in there and get dirty.

bobcat48
12-27-2010, 01:01 AM
Thank you very much ... best of luck to you in 2011


Thanks ! Meet a good local contractor who can take you under there wing, perhaps one who is nearing retirement.Teach you years of there experience. Get in there and get dirty.

Why your welcome.no problem,anytime.thanks alot.best of luck to you too.thank you.

RLS24
12-27-2010, 01:57 AM
nice setup you have there! really like the matching fleet! Are you a paid FF or volunteer? Did you ever finish medic school?

Mimowerman
12-27-2010, 12:27 PM
nice setup you have there! really like the matching fleet! Are you a paid FF or volunteer? Did you ever finish medic school?

I am a Paid on Call Firefighter for a suburban city of 55,000 people. This year we just passed the 5500 call mark. We have 2 major interstates that criss cross the city as well as in the daytime population doubles .

Passed Paramedic in November :drinkup: awaiting NREMT-P In Feb