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Old 06-11-2005, 06:24 PM
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Small engine reapair class

Hey everybody....I ve been considering trying to find a small engine repair class at the local community college. I figure if I can learn a lot about this it will save me time and money from taking everything to the shop. I would love to be able to fix everything that goes wrong with the equipment. Have any of yall done this? your thoughts?
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Old 06-11-2005, 07:00 PM
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I've thought about it, but have decided there are better things to learn.

I'm going after my pesticide/fert license this coming winter. In the years ahead, I'll take classes on turf management, landscape design, botany and so on. I'll never be able to repair a mower as quickly as a mechanic, so there is no point in trying to be an ace at that. Better that I sell my customers more high-markup services and let the mechanics do what they do best.

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