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Old 08-27-2013, 09:46 PM
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Originally Posted by RedSox4Life View Post
This $60 an hour number has always perplexed me. When I cut grass for my father 15 years ago this was his target number. He had 2 beat up old toro walk behinds and a junky pick up truck.
I have nice new trucks, riders, standers.....insurance and taxes that he never had. And people are still aiming for $60 an hour.
I struggle to get $60 an hour, my area of operation is highly competitive hopefully as I gain a reputation for better service I can get more but being new and trying to get 60 is a struggle. The difference between now and 15 years ago there wasnt 5 companies located in one town, and the economy was better.
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