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Old 06-28-2013, 10:21 AM
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yea. tho the job i had at the time involved travel like that. an hour travel for a 15 minute job. i tried to scheduel multiple stops in a city. but didnt always work out.
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:21 AM
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My average lawn is around $60. With one employee we knock out 10-12 per day. I like to work smarter not harder. Can low cost high volume make money? Sure, with little to no travel between properties and you have to bust azz.
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:25 AM
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I think we, at least I, take the work we can get. if we get the low cost lawns. try to scheduel them together. once your wheels get rolling. youll learn what lawns you pass up simply becasue you do not have anything else on that side of town, and 40 mintues of driving for a 25 dollar lawn isnt worth it. at least untill you get into that area more.

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Old 06-28-2013, 10:31 AM
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There was a guy on here that mowed 40 $25 lawns per day. I think he was from Texas. All his work was in one 1200 house development. He had very little overhead with push mowers and I think a 36" WB. It can be done but its a lot of work!!
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:37 AM
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not so sure i agree. i'v a 30 lawn that i do in like 15 mintues. might lower her to 25. maybe not. still thats an easy easy lawn. long lawns where you are staring at the trimmer head, while more profitable due to no travel time are harder work. think of a bunch of small sprints vs an 8 hr marathon.

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Old 06-28-2013, 10:49 AM
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not so sure i agree. i'v a 30 lawn that i do in like 15 mintues. might lower her to 25. maybe not. still thats an easy easy lawn. long lawns where you are staring at the trimmer head, while more profitable due to no travel time are harder work. think of a bunch of small sprints vs an 8 hr marathon.

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I have a $30 lawn that takes me 5 min literally. They are happy and so am I.
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:50 AM
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wow. nice
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