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LwnmwrMan22
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LwnmwrMan22

LawnSite Platinum Member, 43, from Minnesota

LwnmwrMan22 was last seen:
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    1. akskpaint
      akskpaint
      How do you currently mark your soccer fields?
    2. Lawnhunter66
      Lawnhunter66
      Well, so far so good, Not sure why I waited so long to go out on my own??. I am small but I am able to accommodate to what my current clients need and I am fine with that. I definitely have a strong up sale ability so I have been steady with extras. Little worried about winter? I may team up with a couple guys I have worked with in the past, just need to keep the wheels turning until next season. Just remember don't sell yourself too low, there is something to be said about quality vs. quantity if you deliver they will pay.
    3. LwnmwrMan22
      LwnmwrMan22
      Yeah, there's ALOT of companies from MANY different industries that haven't been able to hold on.

      I'm struggling as well. I've held my prices for too long and expenses have REALLY caught up with me this year. I can get one more winter, but it's going to be VERY tight.

      We're going to have to do alot of price raising, expense slashing over winter and adjusting just about every way that I've been doing buisness.

      Nice thing is next Sept. (2011) one truck is paid off, along with another mower. I'm at that point where all of the loans I have, I'm no longer backwards on them, so if it REALLY REALLY got tight, I could start bailing on equipment, but that would mean bailing on accounts as well.

      There is a list that I'll have to dump anyways, as I'm just flat out losing money on them sending employees to them.

      How's running on your own treating you?
    4. Lawnhunter66
      Lawnhunter66
      Hey, hows biz? I went out on my own now. Previous co. closed its doors late fall. Another one bites the dust :/
    5. bubka
      bubka
      Can you please give me more info on your Ferris 48" mower you are interested in selling?
    6. Lawnhunter66
      Lawnhunter66
      So, how has business been for you this year?
    7. Lawnhunter66
      Lawnhunter66
      WOW! That's what I was talking about, Those guys were under investigation first and they found some double invoices from Windsor with a note saying "you pick which one to pay and throw the other one away." from Luther. Yeah I suppose you won't be doing much work for them any more!!
    8. lechnerj
      lechnerj
      Hi, I saw one of your posts where you had a kubota ZD series mower. I am looking for a ROPS and a service manual for this mower. Could you kindly let me know if you have anything available? Thank you,
      Joe
      notidd@hotmail.com
    9. Lawnhunter66
      Lawnhunter66
      You know the good thing about it will be that they will probably realize the service they are getting will not be the same and they may be back, high maintenance though? you're right, is it good or bad? :) They tend to be the ones who leave first for us, but end up coming back for quality purposes. It helps to have friends in the business to work together.
    10. Lawnhunter66
      Lawnhunter66
      Do you just deal with the maintenance end or are you a full service Lawn, Landscape, Irrigation and Garden Company? We pretty much do it all plus I introduced snow removal to them when I came aboard in 2006, I'm not sure if they are happy about that but I think they would have closed the doors if we didn't have that income coming in. How's business been for you?
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