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Old 09-22-2013, 06:12 PM
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Did you ever see this fix http://www.lawnsite.com/showpost.php...15&postcount=6 I posted for the handle? It fixes the weak design issues. The handle never should have been placed on the end of the small rod with just a tad of welding to hold it on.
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Old 09-22-2013, 06:22 PM
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We mow every couple of weeks in spring through to autumn and every 3-4 weeks in winter. not one of my customers wants weekly mowing. would double my sallery if they did that would be amasing. some places that are north faceing sections with good drainedge can grow 6inches in a couple of weeks. can be hard work mowing in spring time growth. pluss in september we get loads and loads of rain pluss heaps of sun shine its really like the tropics in spring here. not much of a weather window eather can rain 3-4 days out of a week in spring.
Sounds like you have a bunch of cheap SOB's for clients. Time to find better clients in more upscale areas where having a jungle lawn isn't the norm.
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Old 09-23-2013, 12:33 AM
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In the pinestraw section under the 9.75/Bale installed it says (Topical coverage...) guessing it should be typical
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Old 09-23-2013, 05:18 AM
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Good point. Working on it for this coming season. any pointers how to get more high end customers so i can give the crappy ones the flick. coz at the moment i need them as they are my bread and butter.....
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Old 09-23-2013, 09:07 AM
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Good point. Working on it for this coming season. any pointers how to get more high end customers so i can give the crappy ones the flick. coz at the moment i need them as they are my bread and butter.....
Knowledge and expertise to stand out from the mow, blow, and go guys.
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Old 09-23-2013, 01:16 PM
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Did you ever see this fix http://www.lawnsite.com/showpost.php...15&postcount=6 I posted for the handle? It fixes the weak design issues. The handle never should have been placed on the end of the small rod with just a tad of welding to hold it on.
Yes, I think you saw the new weld even as you described. Thanks.
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Old 09-23-2013, 01:20 PM
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In the pinestraw section under the 9.75/Bale installed it says (Topical coverage...) guessing it should be typical
Topical coverage meaning for every 4-5 regular bales you can lastly spread 1 colored bale over them for modest color. This is cheaper than buying all colored bales.
Thanks & I'm sure I'll be explaining this for some time to come once the ad comes out.
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Old 09-23-2013, 09:23 PM
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Under 9.75 --- Topical coverage is 1 what - one yard. Did I read it incorrectly??
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Old 09-23-2013, 09:24 PM
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Makes sense just never heard it put that way before but we don't do much if any pine straw here
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Old 09-23-2013, 11:52 PM
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I definitely don't the whole pine straw thing. I would think trimmings would tend to get imbedded in it and the blower would make it move around too much while trying to cleanup. Kind of like the crappy Corbitt cypress mulch.
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