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Old 03-27-2014, 06:39 PM
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If you think it would work fit a 36 inch metro let me know. I see a 36 metro on craigslist I think I want to suck up.
It's a rack em bagger. So you would need a bracket for them for it. I've never owned exmarks. It's in good shape. I mean I don't know if they are super expensive new , but I'm sure a bracket can't be more then 15 from them
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Old 03-27-2014, 06:42 PM
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They are expensive. My mower was $400 more there
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The husqvarna? Shoulda went to lecklers...When I was looking they were willing to give me 15 or 20% off of the pzt or mzt
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Old 03-27-2014, 08:38 PM
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The husqvarna? Shoulda went to lecklers...When I was looking they were willing to give me 15 or 20% off of the pzt or mzt
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Yea the Husqvarna. I got it from Ralphs on GI.
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Old 03-28-2014, 11:28 AM
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Yea the Husqvarna. I got it from Ralphs on GI.
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They seem like a good dealer. I went there years ago for trimmer and edger parts when I had husqvarna handhelds.
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Old 03-30-2014, 12:43 PM
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So when is everyone sending out flyers ,Ive already seen a few around my area,with snow just melting and a nice week ahead I think it might be ok.whats everyone else's game plan
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Old 03-30-2014, 01:09 PM
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So when is everyone sending out flyers ,Ive already seen a few around my area,with snow just melting and a nice week ahead I think it might be ok.whats everyone else's game plan
I sent out stuff to my customers already. Picked up 12 to 14 new residential and 3 or 4 new commercial accounts already.
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Old 03-30-2014, 06:29 PM
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Thats pretty good,What kind of advertising are you doing,I have all my regular customers back .but debating on sending my stuff out this week for new customers,I want to make the best of them since it's only 10,000 pieces
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Old 03-30-2014, 09:00 PM
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Thats pretty good,What kind of advertising are you doing,I have all my regular customers back .but debating on sending my stuff out this week for new customers,I want to make the best of them since it's only 10,000 pieces
Surprisingly...no advertising. I did cold email\call the businesses.
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Old 03-30-2014, 09:27 PM
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I went to businesses and gave my brochure ,I did 4 good qoutes but no responses on them yet ,I think we are priced to high,but I reworked my breakeven numbers this winter to be more aware when I should just walk away.
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Old 03-31-2014, 09:16 PM
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Just want to let everyone know we are opening a supply yard in the Ann Arbor/ypsi area. Off carpenter road right across from the movie theatre just behind allied fence. Will be stocking bulk materials dyed mulches, hardwood, topsoil, limestone, boulders, slag, pea stone, and more. Also will be selling salt from there in the winter months. Mention lawnsite and get 10% first order. Special contractor pricing and it's competitive. Superior wholesale opening May 1st.
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