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Old 09-27-2011, 12:56 AM
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How did you end up getting your dump truck for free?
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I didn't....its not mine, but I can pretty much use that and the mini excavator, skid steer, stump grinder, hydroseeder, power seeder and dethatcher whenever I want, now that my dad is back to doing computer programming. the mower, trimmers, gas prunners, back packs, and ford and various hand tools are all mine bought and paid for, the heavy equipment is my dads but he doesn't use it much anymore he's getting out of the business. so I take advantage of it and use his stuff as much as possible which is a huge help, but still I can't keep his machines or dump truck very busy because there's alot of guys around that under bid me.
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Old 09-27-2011, 01:01 AM
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I would like to have my own dump truck by next year, hopefully a 97 f350 diesel or maybe a newer truck like a 2000-03 7.3 or if things go really well an 08-09 or even brand new dump truck. but that's a very slim chance. the 97 is probably what I'll end up with if i even buy one that soon.
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Old 09-27-2011, 07:37 AM
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I didn't....its not mine, but I can pretty much use that and the mini excavator, skid steer, stump grinder, hydroseeder, power seeder and dethatcher whenever I want, now that my dad is back to doing computer programming. the mower, trimmers, gas prunners, back packs, and ford and various hand tools are all mine bought and paid for, the heavy equipment is my dads but he doesn't use it much anymore he's getting out of the business. so I take advantage of it and use his stuff as much as possible which is a huge help, but still I can't keep his machines or dump truck very busy because there's alot of guys around that under bid me.
its cut throat here too
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Old 09-27-2011, 12:54 PM
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I still get work but not much as far as excavation or grading and stuff. I just got 3 fall clean ups today that total over 1000 and I will do them all in 1 day easily. Not great but could be worse.
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Old 09-27-2011, 11:04 PM
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heres one last before and after picture of that job which is 95% percent complete just need another 3.5 yards of 3/4 stone for by the shed and a transplant 2 more plants and its done.



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Old 09-29-2011, 08:41 PM
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going to pick up my new 9hp honda optimax tomorrow from cofiells in glastonbury, can't wait to use it!







yesterday afternoon's fun, and no i didn't end up pulling it out with that rope, two of my buddies showed up and we were able to pull it out by hand
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Old 09-29-2011, 10:23 PM
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nice tiger cub.
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Old 09-30-2011, 07:44 PM
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nice instal what material?
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Old 10-01-2011, 05:02 PM
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Did you get the optimax blower? Looking at them and wanted to hear from someone who has bought the newer ones. Let me know.
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Old 10-01-2011, 05:07 PM
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Yah I picked it up today works great, just make sure you don't get the self propelled model not worth the coin for commercial use and do get the honda motor. I went with the 9hp honda
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