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Old 06-05-2014, 06:07 AM
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You clear these 15 hr days with the home owner before they sign on the dotted line Andrew? I don't care but most towns have noise ordinances that don't allow work noise over a certain decibel level before 7 am or after 7pm. You must be traveling aways to make up the other 5 hrs though.

I'm doing the 100 mile turn tomorrow myself.

How come the owners put up with you guys wasting a good work day every week? This a religious or cult type of thing? Maybe explains you swimming nekkid in the neighbors pool.

Oh well, I'm just a bumpkin from the country so I don't know any better.

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Bud, I'm a business owner, with a different role. I didn't say we are on the job site from 7am to 7 pm This is just a short and sweet thread, not a novel on every waking minute. Life is good.
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Old 06-05-2014, 07:33 AM
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I'm going to vote that lawn care is by far harder then any other landscape work. It's all day every day moving as fast as you possibly can. Eat on the fly, no breaks, move move move. The guy cutting 20 lawns a week doesn't move at that pace but a 100 lawn a week crew has to. I've done them both and I know the difference.
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No way.......I'd rather do a 12 hour day of cutting grass than a 10 hour day of any other type of landscape work. It's true that it's go go go......but that keeps me energized. I don't get tired til I stop moving for a few minutes.
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Old 06-05-2014, 08:21 AM
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I'd rather mow grass than hump pavers and push a wheel-barr for 10 hrs.

Construction is push push push, no different than mowing.

Running a string trimmer for 8-10 hrs? Your body gets used to it. Unless you're heavy set.
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Old 06-05-2014, 09:11 AM
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Bud, I'm a business owner, with a different role. I didn't say we are on the job site from 7am to 7 pm This is just a short and sweet thread, not a novel on every waking minute. Life is good.
If you have enough time on your hands to start a thread about being busy, busy, busy, you surely have the time to answer the questions posed by your peers in recent threads.

As one of your fans I await on pins and needles for the paver "grounding" explaination as I build a pool or two and feel that if you know something that concerns safety, you're professionally obligated to share the technique(s).
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Old 06-05-2014, 09:56 AM
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I'd rather mow grass than hump pavers and push a wheel-barr for 10 hrs.

Construction is push push push, no different than mowing.

Running a string trimmer for 8-10 hrs? Your body gets used to it. Unless you're heavy set.
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In my admittedly limited construction experience.....it seems like there's times where it's go go go, followed by standing around not doing too much. Watching a guy run the sole compactor.......scratching your head trying to figure out the solution to a problem you encounter etc etc.

Maybe if construction is all you do you learn to minimize these things and everybody keeps busy. But in my situation this just isnt the case.
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Old 06-05-2014, 10:24 PM
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Old 06-06-2014, 05:01 AM
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Yep my guys are working around 70 a week and I'm doin around 110
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Old 06-07-2014, 08:05 AM
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Old 06-07-2014, 08:08 AM
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Old 06-07-2014, 08:44 AM
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I'm going to vote that lawn care is by far harder then any other landscape work. It's all day every day moving as fast as you possibly can. Eat on the fly, no breaks, move move move. The guy cutting 20 lawns a week doesn't move at that pace but a 100 lawn a week crew has to. I've done them both and I know the difference.
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i consider my mow days the easy days of the week . spread 17 yards of mulch solo in 2 days you feeling it
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