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Old 08-24-2012, 01:38 AM
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Yeah, looks wayyyy better.
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Old 08-24-2012, 09:28 AM
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Thanks Darryl.
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Old 08-24-2012, 12:07 PM
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You're welcome.

A little suggestion for you...what I did when I was first starting out. You can buy little plastic business card displays for like $1 each and ask if businesses that you deal with on a regular basis, such as your barber, will let you put one on their counter. Just them letting it be there acts as an endorsement/referral of sorts. I put about six of them out and got a fair amount of work out of them, although they did all disappear after a while.
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Old 08-24-2012, 01:45 PM
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Actually my barber already approached me about this a couple months ago. So far nothing has come from it. But thanks for the idea.
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Poulan Pro Stick Edger/B.U. Trimmer
Husky 150BT BP Blower
Echo PB260L BP Blower
Echo PB210 B.U. Blower
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Old 08-25-2012, 04:34 PM
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Not that anybody cares.. But yesterday I took a bunch of stuff out of my garage and took all the equipment off the wall and started from scratch with how I organize my equip. I built a couple trimmer racks, and have the blowers and hedge trimmer hanging below them. Then I built a couple of small shelves out of fence boards (new ones) for paint and lubes and stuff. I think it looks pretty good.
How do you like the snapper mowers?
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Old 08-26-2012, 01:32 AM
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That barber of yours isn't going to be able to find his house now. Seriously though, looks good man... That's quite the cut-back there.
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Old 08-26-2012, 06:53 PM
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Thanks Zech... When I showed up, I was a little unsure of myself, but after I just started hacking away, just shy of an hour later, I was impressed with the results.

As far as the Snappers go, I like them very much. My homeowner model is quite the machine too. It mulches AMAZINGLY. I have cut about 5 inches of lawn in one pass mulching, with no signs of clippings in the lawn. Its great. Oh yeah and SUPER fast self propelled.

The Hi-Vacs are crazy good baggers. I haven't tried mulching with it yet so I can't rate that ability. But it will pack every cubic inch of that bag until the engine wants to die because its so overloaded. Great machines. They arent the fastest machines, but a bigger drive pulley fixes that problem.
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Kawasaki KBL26A-Trimmer
Poulan Pro Stick Edger/B.U. Trimmer
Husky 150BT BP Blower
Echo PB260L BP Blower
Echo PB210 B.U. Blower
Stihl Hedge Trimmer
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Old 08-27-2012, 06:04 AM
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Alright, here's my equip / work pics from today. Remember people, I'm just starting out. These are my only two accts so far, and they happen to be only a couple of doors down from one another. The first one was TERRIBLE when I started two weeks ago. All the edges were about 1 1/2 feet tall of weeds.. the beds were full of weeds.. The rock/retaining wall was full of weeds... so its a work in progress. My edges will look better and better as the grass gets fuller.

The second (larger) one is a little dry. I started this one today. Before I did it, you couldn't even see the top of the bricks (border) really, because the edges were so horrible.. anyway, please be nice
Do you have any picture of the inside of the trailer? I would really like to see how those trimmer are staying in place. Look great by the way!!
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Old 08-27-2012, 09:25 AM
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Actually, my "trimmer rack" just fell apart going down the road last week. It held up for like 4 months though. I made it out of wood, and had screw in hoods with rubber tie downs keeping them in place. Worked very well for a while.
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4x8 Open Trailer
2010 Snapper 21" Resi w/B&S
2001 Snapper Hi-Vac Comm w/robin
1995 Snapper Hi-Vac Resi w/B&S
Kawasaki KBL26A-Trimmer
Poulan Pro Stick Edger/B.U. Trimmer
Husky 150BT BP Blower
Echo PB260L BP Blower
Echo PB210 B.U. Blower
Stihl Hedge Trimmer
Poulan Pro Hedge Trimmer
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Old 08-27-2012, 09:50 AM
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Actually, my "trimmer rack" just fell apart going down the road last week. It held up for like 4 months though. I made it out of wood, and had screw in hoods with rubber tie downs keeping them in place. Worked very well for a while.
Sorry to here man. What your plan now?
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