View Full Version : Full time or part time
05-27-2000, 11:38 AM
Please answer poll Thanks.
05-27-2000, 12:17 PM
Full you fool(just kidding)<br>-Nick<br><p><font size="1">Edited by: columbiaplower
05-27-2000, 01:46 PM
Full time then some<br>arthur
05-27-2000, 02:24 PM
Part time for me, full time for my wife.
05-27-2000, 03:51 PM
Part-time for now. Once I retire will be going full-time next year. We are starting to ramp up the company with new equipment to be ready for next year.<p>----------<br>--Disneyland on the Potomac<br>www.go-emerald.com
05-27-2000, 07:30 PM
Full time and overtime
05-27-2000, 07:40 PM
950 members and how many lurkers? ARE YOU FULL TIME OR PART TIME? WHAT IS YOUR FINALE ANSWER?
Speaking for some of us lurkers, I don't answer questions like this because I am not a Pro lawn care guy. I have a commercial mower and I learn from this forum but there are a number of questions I feel I must stay out of.<p>Frank
05-27-2000, 10:22 PM
If I am awarded the contract that I just bid on I'll be going full time July 1. If I don't get the contract I'll continue part time.
05-27-2000, 10:56 PM
05-27-2000, 10:59 PM
05-27-2000, 10:59 PM
Full time. I don't own my own business. It's more like my business owns me.<p>----------<br>Bobby <br>Ft Lauderdale
05-27-2000, 11:05 PM
Im part time for now-doesnt look like Im going full time at all,I love mowing but it doesnt pay enough for me with all the lowballers around here.<br><p>----------<br>John D<br>
05-27-2000, 11:16 PM
This my second job, but I spend at least full time hours at it. Same with my fiance. Keeping very busy.<p>Joe
05-27-2000, 11:18 PM
70 + for me
05-27-2000, 11:23 PM
Part time- Plus, or two full time jobs.
05-27-2000, 11:55 PM
Construction worker by day and lawn service in evenings and weekends. part-time but feels like full time..
05-28-2000, 12:12 AM
Full time,from can to can't almost 7 days aweek.
05-28-2000, 01:13 AM
Full time not enough time!
05-28-2000, 01:20 AM
Full, I see your wondering where they are like me on the Who, Where, What forum.<p>----------<br><a href="http://pages.prodigy.net/eric.erickson/">Eric@ELM</a><br>
05-28-2000, 02:42 AM
FULL AS A TICK!<p>HOMER
05-28-2000, 03:18 AM
Part time, but wanting full time. Just took full time job as a concrete sculptor. But my marketing efforts will be much better and much earlier next year. So hoping for full time next year.
05-28-2000, 06:14 AM
Full time from day one,4 1/2 years ago.<p>Karl<br>
05-28-2000, 07:34 AM
only 35 to 40 hrs per week P/T have restrant to run and school. maybe next year.
05-28-2000, 08:09 AM
Part lawn care 10 days a month-part firefighter 10 days a month-part enjoying family 10 or 11 days a month. Getting better each year.
05-28-2000, 09:26 AM
I am a firefighter 10 days a month. <br>But I mow around 35 hours per week, so its a second full time job. Jim
05-28-2000, 10:18 AM
Part Time, work taking care of lawns 6 days a week (about 7 hrs. a day). Work at my full time job (second shift) mostly 7 days a week (8 hrs. a day).<p>----------<br>Doc Shank<p><p><font size="1">Edited by: docshank
05-28-2000, 11:35 PM
Let's see, it's Sunday night 10:42 and I just got home from cutting a cemetery and in 6 hours I will be heading to my full time construction day job then from there back to cutting until 10 or 11 so I guess I am only part time at the cutting stuff. This time of year is really hard on us, too many jobs all at once.
05-28-2000, 11:42 PM
how do you cut in the dark?
05-28-2000, 11:51 PM
john i dont think that is a good reason your work and apperance should set you apartand maybee you can school the costomer on why he should choose you not the lowballer im also full time
05-29-2000, 12:11 AM
I have lights on my Walkers and I black tape a flashlight to the weed trimmer if it gets too dark. We only try to cut big places in the dark, soccer fields ball diamonds and a couple of rural cottage properties.
05-29-2000, 12:23 AM
05-29-2000, 01:08 AM
PART TIME TO SUPPLEMENT MY FULL TIME JOBS FOR THE PAST 6 YEARS; I MADE THE BREAK & AM FULL TIME STARTING THIS YEAR, & HAPPY AS A PIG IN A PUDDLE. i ACTUALLY DON'T LOOK AT IT AS GOING TO WORK; I LOOK AT IT AS TIME TO WORK THE BUSINESS & KEEP THINGS ROLLING AHEAD :)<p>----------<br>Smitty ô¿ô<br>
Part time--six days a week.
05-29-2000, 08:10 AM
full-time 4-5 days/week
05-29-2000, 10:44 AM
Part-Time lawn & landscape. Some days it feels like full time. Work Full-Time at nite in factory. As soon as I can build my customer base to exceed factory income I'll go Full-Time in the lawn business. Till then I just keep plugging away Part-Time. I hope I'm not going to be condemed for only being a Part-Timer. Mowman
05-29-2000, 10:50 AM
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05-29-2000, 11:53 PM
Cantoo your my kind of man. I wore out three teenagers so far and working on my fourth. I need some lights on my mowers.
05-30-2000, 10:06 AM
part time for now hopefully full time next year
ProCut Lawn Service
05-30-2000, 12:24 PM
05-30-2000, 01:12 PM
Mitsubishi Parts daytime, Lawn care all others...
05-30-2000, 01:27 PM
05-30-2000, 02:07 PM
Part time - 6-7 days a week. To supplement my 40+ hour a week "regular" job.<p>Mike<br>Greenkeepers
05-30-2000, 09:29 PM
PART-TIME AT THE PRESENT. BEEN DOING LAWN SPRAYING FOR THE PAST 5 YEARS. JUST STARTED MOWING THIS YEAR. TOO MANY LOW BALLERS AROUNG HERE TO GET INTO MOWING. LOOKING AT GOING FULLTIME IN 2 YEARS. FOCUS ON LAWN CARE AND LANDSCAPING.<p>----------<br>GREEN-N-GROW LAWN CARE<br>
05-31-2000, 10:28 PM
we have 13 fulltime and 3 part time not including summer help of 3-4.
Full Time, I try to keep my schedule down to 5 days, but it seems im always out there cutting on saturdays.<p>----------<br>Mark's Mowing Service<br>
06-02-2000, 08:42 PM
So far:24 full time<br> 19 part time<br>Lets here from everybody.
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