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Old 02-21-2013, 10:52 AM
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Solo or employees?

Are you solo by choice?
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Old 02-21-2013, 11:13 AM
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Yes, but once in a while I will bring my brother, or a friend along for help.

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Old 02-21-2013, 02:18 PM
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I'm only solo for mow trim blow and go's. I use a worker for some landscape installs and all leaf clean ups, because I have to, because I cant pull the tarp full of leaves off the trailer by myself.

and its also cool to have someone picking up the sticks and moss and blowing around obstacles while I'm ridin on the mower.
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Old 02-21-2013, 02:25 PM
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I'm only solo for mow trim blow and go's. I use a worker for some landscape installs and all leaf clean ups, because I have to, because I cant pull the tarp full of leaves off the trailer by myself.

and its also cool to have someone picking up the sticks and moss and blowing around obstacles while I'm ridin on the mower.

haha yeah thats about it

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Old 02-21-2013, 03:04 PM
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solo on everything i do. if i can't do it myself i pass on the job. i cut leaves up with the mower. i don't use tarps.
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Old 02-21-2013, 03:16 PM
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i used to mulch. and i found that its a lot more profitable to bag them with the power bagger. I'm not sure how, though. Ive only done this for 4 years, I havent quite got it down to a science yet.

I really like it better than mulching because I can take on large amounts of leaves, which is more $$$, of course. With a mulcher, you cant really make a real thick pad of leaves disappear.
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Old 02-21-2013, 04:38 PM
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i havent' run into thick pads of leaves yet. what i do is i never stop mowing to allow the leaves to buildup. i mow weekly or bi weekly until the end of october. in nov i mow bi weekly cutting the leaves up. this keeps the leaves from building up too much. usually by the end of november all of the leaves have stopped falling here. there are some bad yards out there but i don't have any of those as customers yet. in that case i would just blow the leaves into the woods with the blower or blow them into piles by the street for the city to pickup. the city drives around in big trucks sucking the leaves up here.
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Old 02-22-2013, 11:04 PM
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Mostly solo, bigger jobs have a helper
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Old 02-22-2013, 11:10 PM
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Old 02-22-2013, 11:51 PM
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It's more fun with employees
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