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Old 10-10-2006, 07:33 PM
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i know i will be able to manage 20 at least. i am mowing 1/2 acre lots wich take me about 40 min. all my lawns ar on saturday with one on friday ( i may move my saturday mowings to friday and sunday so i can paintball. i have just about as much equipment as i need this winter it will be a quick 36 and a trailer. what is the best way to advertise to fall cleanups and just regular mowings? right now i plan to buy doorhanges for mowing and postcards for fall clean ups. how do you guys do it and how does it work?
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Old 10-10-2006, 07:39 PM
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I do about 25 a week by myself and I'm a soph in college, it's not too bad, but ready for it to come to an end.
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Old 10-10-2006, 08:23 PM
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Senior in high school, have 25 weekly accnts and currently have 5k in checking accnt saved for winter/spring startup exp's and to have fun with.

I have plenty of spending money to go out with friends which I do every other night or so.

It is difficult to balance work with play but if you get good at it then that is step #1 in becomming a sucessful entrepreneur.
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Old 10-10-2006, 08:30 PM
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Im a sophmore in High School and I currently have 18 mowing accounts and other landscape maint. accounts. I have a helper on the Walk behind while im on the z.
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Old 10-10-2006, 08:36 PM
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I did about 25 yards and snowplowed 17 driveways my sophomore year on up. Now we do about 65-75. It was hard but wouldnt of wanted it any other way. Others were out gettin in trouble, I was mowin!
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Old 10-10-2006, 10:31 PM
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i curently do 50-60 right now with one helper we can complete all in 1.5 days if necessary next year i want to push 250-300 between two a sophmore in college.....hopeing next year to step back a little and let the guys do it for me....
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