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Old 09-01-2006, 06:03 AM
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whats your biggest tip ??? ($$$$ wise)

Some times people give me $50 instead of the $40 quoted and today a lady gave me $70 for a $50 job, yesterday some one gave me an old trailer and bar fridge (sold house) what the biggest amount you have recieved $$$wise or items of value??? (lawnmowing/or landscaping)
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Old 09-01-2006, 06:06 AM
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I got a $75 Christmas gift once. I though it too much so I gave her a free snow removal.
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Old 09-01-2006, 08:25 AM
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Some times people give me $50 instead of the $40 quoted and today a lady gave me $70 for a $50 job, yesterday some one gave me an old trailer and bar fridge (sold house) what the biggest amount you have recieved $$$wise or items of value??? (lawnmowing/or landscaping)
i got $50 from a customer, mostly 10-20 dollars or gift certificates.
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Old 09-01-2006, 08:34 AM
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$20 is about the best i have received. i do get alot of homemade pound cakes and stuff from the little old ladies at christmas. and two weeks ago an old man gave me a 6 lb bass, 3 huge bream, and a 2 lb or so blue catfish
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Old 09-01-2006, 08:38 AM
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Several of my customers give me $100 for Christmas. I get around $1200 total for presents from my customers.
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Old 09-01-2006, 08:55 AM
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When i had a mowing business years ago with my father, we had about 70 Italian customers, each one would get us a bottle of wine for Christmas, when we got a bottle we would exchange it with the next customer so every one was happy, they all got presents and it cost us nothing
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Old 09-01-2006, 09:11 AM
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I under bid a job big time and the homeowner knew it. I was kicking myself the entire time my guys were on the job. I charged the guy $65 and he gave me $125. He said for $65 buck he was expecting a half job but when he seen the finshed product he had to pay what he felt the job was worth.
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Old 09-01-2006, 09:23 AM
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Had a customer give me a nice little 16 foot motorboat..everything worked good on it and it was ready for the water.....makes u want to work your heart out for them!
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Old 09-01-2006, 10:02 AM
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Had a customer give me a nice little 16 foot motorboat..everything worked good on it and it was ready for the water.....makes u want to work your heart out for them!
i forgot about that. one customer gave me a 94 buick lesabre which wasn't running. $100 in parts got it going and i gave it to my mother in law. you are right though. her house stays PERFECT now!!
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Old 09-01-2006, 10:17 AM
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one customer game me a stihl fs80 weed trimmer 2 weeks after I bought one. another lady has given me tips from 5-20.00 all season.
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