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Old 11-22-2012, 06:37 AM
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No lie, I hammered my nails for a bookshelf I just built...with a monkey wrench. Thanks for the flea market idea on hand tools.

Regarding the blower and trimmer, do you have any brand recommendations?

My business is already set up. I just need to register the alternate name I'll be using. Clothing is incidental, as I have a full-time job currently and can pay for that personally.
I really like the Kawasaki backpacks and STIHL handhelds.
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Snapper: CP218520
21351PD new engine
LawnBoy: 10227 wi/bagger
Scag:SW36 Grass Packer/Kawaski engine
Shindaiwa: T242 LE242 RS41T231X
STIHL: MS210C BG55x2 KM90 trimmer edger blower
Kawasaki:KRB650B KHDS600A
Toro:single stage snow thrower

I Like Shindaiwa and Kawasaki more than Stihl, with the exception of handheld blowers. Think Scag and Snapper mowers are the best. Just My .02.


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Old 11-22-2012, 10:43 AM
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I believe based on your $2,000 reserve fund your are way below a safe level to start out.
I would recommend at least 18 months of funds available to take care of your day to day bills excluding you business expense. Starting out in any business from scratch is tough enough and having an actual cushion for 18 months will help a great deal until you get better established.
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