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Old 09-18-2007, 10:01 PM
okie2 okie2 is offline
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I have finally bought me a JD 757 60" deck. I want to start making a little money especially to pay off the loan. What next do I need to do? I have a Wal-Mart weed eater that doesnt sound good and takes 30 minutes to get it running. Anyway, is it too late or should I get started now?
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Old 09-19-2007, 02:02 PM
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you have an 8 thousand dollar mower and a 75 dollar weed eater? what about other equipment?
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Old 09-19-2007, 03:04 PM
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DO next: Get customers.(should have done first)
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Old 09-19-2007, 04:48 PM
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Ya you really need to start focusing on some customers, but I would reccomend buying used equipment to get you through and then upgrade when you can. Obviously the first upgrade would be a new weed wacker, but use what you have until you have some money coming in! Also, it's never too late, fall is right around the corner and all you really need as a bare minimum to get started is a good rake and can. Focus on getting customers as your next step.... without them it doesn't matter if your weedwacker works or not.
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Old 09-19-2007, 05:22 PM
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Do you have a blower, trailer, truck, etc? What other equip. do you have? It's a good idea to upgrade your equipment, starting with your weedwhacker, go with a comm. brand, used if you can find it, and a hand held blower until you get a solid customer base, then you can move on to the backpack blower, assuming you dont have that already.
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Old 09-19-2007, 05:37 PM
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My wife said I dont need a blower cause I got a broom. Anyways, yeah I got a used JD 757. Whats a good way to pick up 5 or 10 customers. Im just getting started with all this. Who has used weed eaters?
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Old 09-19-2007, 06:38 PM
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My wife said I dont need a blower cause I got a broom.
Lemme know how that works out for you.
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Old 09-19-2007, 07:04 PM
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Why work your tail off at this point?

That's like them long winded movies gotta bore you with all the crap before the big chase that should come anytime.
Why not just cut to the chase, skip the crap?

So take the shortcut, default and see what happens, what I would do.

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Old 09-19-2007, 07:40 PM
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Ok that doesnt really make sense to me
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Old 09-19-2007, 07:46 PM
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Ok that doesnt really make sense to me
They never will.
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