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Old 06-23-2009, 10:58 PM
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I pick up contract mowing when I can. With this economy bid work has become real hit and miss. Out of 10 bids I might get 1.
Like Right of ways?
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Old 06-23-2009, 11:11 PM
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Like Right of ways?
Yeah ROW, also main. of big acreage for GOV and big corps. Between tax money and revenue money drying out things have slowed down alot. You just need to find a niche(sp) market like Dirtman has to stay busy.
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Old 06-23-2009, 11:17 PM
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Yeah ROW, also main. of big acreage for GOV and big corps. Between tax money and revenue money drying out things have slowed down alot. You just need to find a niche(sp) market like Dirtman has to stay busy.
I'd like to do the type of work you are doing, except start out doing residential brush mowing move up from there..
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Old 06-23-2009, 11:47 PM
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I'd like to do the type of work you are doing, except start out doing residential brush mowing move up from there..
Nothing wrong with residental. Build up your client list , do a quality job and you should do well. I didn't move up the chain far, I'm still at the bottom. You know the gov still describes a small business as one that makes less than $1.5 million a year. I'm far, far from that.
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Nothing wrong with residental. Build up your client list , do a quality job and you should do well. I didn't move up the chain far, I'm still at the bottom. You know the gov still describes a small business as one that makes less than $1.5 million a year. I'm far, far from that.
wow, I am down at the very very very bottom of that list, literally..
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Old 06-24-2009, 06:05 PM
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So today I was finally able to run a machine all day.

Clearing some trees for a pond I'm making bigger.






Well it does no good if you can't see the pond so here we go


before.




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Old 06-25-2009, 08:36 PM
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just happen to have the grapple on the trailer at the house so I grabbed a couple hose pics for ya'll



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Old 06-25-2009, 10:34 PM
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Thanks for posting those pics. That set up would work better. Still waiting for the owner of Solesbees to come up with an ansewer.
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Old 06-25-2009, 11:35 PM
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what kind of presidential solution of a knot is that?

This whole grapple thing has got me thinking, the hoses on the grapple we got from Bobcat last came out on the side and rubbed on the tracks. I wonder if they make 2 different kinds?
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Old 06-26-2009, 12:12 AM
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what kind of presidential solution of a knot is that?

This whole grapple thing has got me thinking, the hoses on the grapple we got from Bobcat last came out on the side and rubbed on the tracks. I wonder if they make 2 different kinds?
lol, I just threw it up there so it was out of the way of the picture of the hoses.

don't you read junior... there are two kinds lol, one for a wheel machine and one for a tracked. in the first pic, that little plate with thw two bolts is where the lines come out on the other setup. but there's no way to put them to the center from that way... or so I was told???
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