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Old 02-02-2012, 09:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Dunlaps LawnCare View Post
hows the working out for ya bud i just joined are local chamber of commerce about 2 mouths ago and love it
Well I sure wish we would get some more snow! We are honestly keeping busy ripping out shrubs and doing minor landscaping and honestly, the phone is ringing for landscaping. I think people are forgetting about winter and moving forward into spring. Hard to belive this time last year I was about to rip my hair out during a blizzard! Really really glad I joined the chamber. Ribbon cutting ceremony was awesome. Proboably had 25-30 people at shop and got some great pictures in front of the plow trucks and such. Ill post the pictures I had of the trucks outside. The mowers and other power equipment were nicely arranged inside bay1 so people could browse.


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Mitch, did you rent that lift just to trim the hedges? Curious why you didn't use a ladder and save on the rental fees, if you rented it. That's a lot of shrubs to remove. I agree, with grinding the stumps out versus digging and pulling.


Ribbon cutting ceremony? WOW, that's cool. Keep up the hard work.
I got the lift for those hedges and a few other difficult ones on other jobsites. I tried using the ladder and it was so awkward under the overhang on the building, even with the extended reach trimmer, it sucked. Eventually, i had the lift "surfing" over the hedges and was working from above them. It worked out great! What a nice lift, too! Bill Jax I think it was. You can run electricity up to the cage as well as water/ neumatic air.

Very glad we ground out the stumps. We went in yesterday and buried the downspouts and installed pop-up drains as well as threw about 1.5TONS of topsoil up against some low spots around the foundation.


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Nice pics man, good to see you are still around and in business.

Looking forward to seeing more this spring...

Cheers
Yes, it went great! The gf has pictures i will post when I get them on my computer. Thanks!

Yes, more pictures to follow.


Pictures as promised of the truck layout and the new sign I just installed today.

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