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Old 04-15-2009, 05:00 PM
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you better hope it stays slow? are you in charge of the fert? if not find out who is and tell them to put down like 10 nitro not 20-30 like lotsa guys do
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Old 04-15-2009, 10:29 PM
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They do thier own fert and weed control for now.

Honestly, for the limited time I spent there the other day, I felt pretty good about things. Next week or two will tell the tale for sure. Don't worry, I'll post to let you all know how it goes...
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Old 04-22-2009, 08:16 PM
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Well, just finished my first full day cutting at this property. Things went really good. Rolled in around 9am, hour for lunch, rolled out around 6:30... 8.5 hours and I cut around 40% of the total area, and actually most of the more difficult areas. I think I'm looking at 20-24 hours total. I'll be back tomorrow and we'll see how much more I can knock out.
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Old 04-22-2009, 10:15 PM
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Keep us posted...Good Luck !
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Old 04-24-2009, 10:40 PM
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Well, I've officially cut the whole place... 3, 8 hour days... solo. My back is hurting from riding the 830 at max speed over the bumps in the open areas, so a suspension seat will get put on it soon. Legs are tired from all the walking... otherwise no issues. Finish up my other accounts tomorrow, then start all over next week!!
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Old 04-25-2009, 02:44 AM
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Very good. I don't know if I could stand being at one job for so long every week. It's kinda like you work for them.
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Old 04-25-2009, 03:33 AM
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Pretty much any job, but I see what you mean.
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Old 04-25-2009, 10:01 AM
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I could never stay at one site that long. I too would consider myself an eployee if that where the case. I think u should strongly consider a 72" mower w/ a suspension seat. Hopefully the site conditions would allow for it. Think of how much money you'd be making now. Keep your 60" and grow!
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Old 04-25-2009, 10:25 AM
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How many cuts a year did you figure on?
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Old 04-25-2009, 02:32 PM
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I could never stay at one site that long. I too would consider myself an eployee if that where the case. I think u should strongly consider a 72" mower w/ a suspension seat. Hopefully the site conditions would allow for it. Think of how much money you'd be making now. Keep your 60" and grow!
Actually a 72" would work nicely in most areas out here, thought has definately crossed my mind. Not sure how much time it would save though. There is a lot of detail work mixed in with the open areas. May be worth talking with my dealer to see if I can get a demo of a bigger machine though.

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How many cuts a year did you figure on?
I usually figure 28 custs a year. This year may be a couple less, as we had a late start.
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