i am 18 years old, first year of legal business over and done. started at 12 years old. i do about 15 properties. my customer list ranges anywhere from united states congrewomen and a former president of national semiconductors to retired teachers and mafia thugs. i do mostly tree work if you are gonna go by $$$ but in volume it would be lawn maintenance, just got my nys 3a pesticide certification. gonna be a blast with the 48 hr deal...
1) sears curved shaft trimmer (lasted 1 yr.)
1) craftsman push mower (belonged to a neighbor who would let me use it for other properties)
1) forrest gump lawn mower (snapper)
-this was when i was 12
1)scag wb 48" w/velke
1)95 ford f150 xl 2wd (beaten the crap out of it)
1)16' parker trailer
1)echo srm2100 - trimmer
1)shindiawa t230 - trimmer
1)stihl pb400 - blower
1)echo pb400e - blower
1)redmax eb431 - blower
1)billy goat 5 hp. pb
1)fradan 9hp. pb
1)stihl 066 magnum 3' bar chain saw
1)stihl 044 25" bar chain saw
1)020t 16" bar chain saw
1)029 20" bar chain saw
1)ht75 power pole saw - good investment for 200 extra you can put on a hedge clipper that goes up 11 feet or more.
1)husky 41 18" bar chain saw
1)honda commercial 21" push mower - paid 1,100 temporary insanity?
1)echo gas hedge clipper
plenty of ropes, saddles, other assorted tree and landscape gear.