Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-25-2011, 10:29 PM
jfire jfire is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Yorkville, IL
Posts: 1
A new beginning!

Just wanted to stop in and say hello. My name is Justin and I live in the south western suburbs of Chicago. In 2000 I started a landscape company with a busness partner that lasted 5 years. In 2004 I was hired on full time as a firefighter for the town of Joliet, IL. Thru 2004-05 I was sent thru the local paramedic program and time fell short for both. My offer was to sell everything (equipment and 80 residential and 20+ commercial contracts) to my business partner at the time but he declined for reasons unknown. Well 6 years later I feel the itch again. I havn't forgotten the long hours and hard work that came along with it.
I still own a few pieces of equipment but will basically be starting all over again. (New name for my company (undecided), no partners, new equipment, new customers etc.) Looks like I have alot to re learn with all new equipment on the market etc.
I wont be starting again till the 2012 season so I'll using this forum for all my research. I'll also be keeping operations to just myself and what ever I can handle. Fetilization, spring/ fall cleanups lawn maintanace, aeration dethatching etc. I already have a great job I'm just looking to make a little more money on my days off again.
Thanks in advance for all the info,
Justin Bill.
Former equipment:
6x16ft Tandem Trailer
F350 SD dump w 8.5 ft Hieniker
F250 HD 7 ft Western
2 Lesco 60 In ZTR
1 36" Exmark hydro
1 52" Wright Stander
Bluebird Aerators, dethtatchers
Stihl Blowers, Trimmers, Hedge trimmers.

Last edited by jfire; 05-25-2011 at 10:39 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 05-26-2011, 07:27 AM
ChevyEddie's Avatar
ChevyEddie ChevyEddie is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: South Bend Indiana
Posts: 11
I am new here as well, I have a 2008 Wright Stander 52" 23 HP Kaw i may be selling right around the time you want to start. I bought it brand new in 2008 and it has only been used by me, no employees as i am a 1 man shop. I too do this on the side to make a little extra on top of my regular job. Ler me know if you are interested, I hope your business starts well for you Good luck!
__________________
2011 Hustler X One 60" 31 HP Kawasaki
2008 Duramax 2500 crew cab
2004 Silverado 2500 HD Western 7'-6"
1985 Suburban K 20 Meyer 7'6" FOR SALE
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:04 AM.

Page generated in 0.06976 seconds with 7 queries