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Old 05-31-2013, 07:01 AM
dhardin53 dhardin53 is offline
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I think it is time to mow

Honey do you think its time to mow the yard?

Ok these photos are NOT of my yard. But after mowing lawns like this everyday I come home and the little women asks me if I need to mow our yard and it is say 3 or 4" tall. I tell her, "What, we don't have deep grass like I have seen".

This is but one of the many yards I have been mowing, God love my old Dixie Chopper.
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Old 05-31-2013, 07:08 AM
orangemower orangemower is offline
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I hope they are paying dearly. That's ridiculousness. If I had to guess, you're getting $40 to cut it and have to take 10 pics before and after, submit them within 3 days if you want paid?
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Old 05-31-2013, 07:19 AM
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I sure hope someone's cleaning up the resulting clumps or it will ruin what lawn they may have left, and the customer may not care but it still needs to be done right.
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Old 05-31-2013, 07:24 AM
dhardin53 dhardin53 is offline
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No Orangemoer; This is a City contract I have and it pays very well. No photos needed, get payed once a month. I have mowed some 65 lawns like this season.

I have the equipment to pick it up but the City will not pay the extra cost. Oddly enough because I mow this at around 3 3/4" there is enough good grass left that once the top cut grass dries up the grass will come through. If it is cut any lower, Yes the grass is chocked out and all you have is weeds later on.

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Old 05-31-2013, 07:54 AM
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Nice, that is when one of those dual engine DC would come in handy!
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Old 05-31-2013, 08:06 AM
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how many mowers do you expect to burn through this year?
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Old 05-31-2013, 08:33 AM
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I wouldn't cut that grass any lower than 5.75" myself, the 5 is no typo but I can understand city accounts you do it the way you do it and that's the end of that, I get that with city / county properties, also certain bank owned and there might be others, I can understand that.
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Old 05-31-2013, 09:00 AM
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How many SF and the price?
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Old 05-31-2013, 09:17 AM
Caddyshack Lawn Care Caddyshack Lawn Care is offline
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That looks pretty much like what 2 of my one-time lawns looked like last month. I ended up picking them both up as regulars to be cut each week.
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Old 05-31-2013, 09:19 AM
B-2 Lawncare B-2 Lawncare is online now
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how many mowers do you expect to burn through this year?
I was thinking the same thing, we would now that with a brush hog.
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