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View Poll Results: Do you think we need a part timers ONLY section on here?
Yes, I do. 15 37.50%
No, we don't. 25 62.50%
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Old 08-21-2013, 08:30 PM
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I think there are many unique problems being part time, such as very limited or non existing funds, time constants when working a full time job, buying and maintaining used and abused equip, working alone most of the time with no back up, getting beat down by full timers. etc etc.
I agree with this. But at the same time I kinda like asking the full time guys maybe I think they have more experience but most on here do have more than me. either way it goes I will still get the valuable info that LS has offered since I have joined. Dont see a problem with it at all
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Old 08-21-2013, 08:36 PM
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Id say no, since a whole lot of us full timers started out part time.
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Old 08-21-2013, 08:38 PM
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i'd rather see a solo operator only section.
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Old 08-21-2013, 08:39 PM
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i'd rather see a solo operator only section.
That's a real good idea.
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Old 08-21-2013, 09:11 PM
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I'm a part-time guy. I don't see the point really. Solo on the other hand maybe. Not all part-timers have old beat up equipment.
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Old 08-21-2013, 09:29 PM
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i'd rather see a solo operator only section.
That's kinda what I had in mind. I have help sometimes, but mostly solo.
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Old 08-21-2013, 09:33 PM
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Not all part-timers have old beat up equipment.
Unless you have the investment to start up, but most start out with a used mower, maybe they have new handheld power equipment. Or there in debt.
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Old 08-21-2013, 09:51 PM
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All I was saying was people run their businesses in different ways, full or part-timers doesn't matter. Some buy new truck and used mowers, others buy used trucks and new mowers. There is all types on both sides.
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Old 08-21-2013, 09:52 PM
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I'm part time per say but cut daily. I have all new equipment and I trade it after 300 hours. Trucks aren't brand new my flatbed is a 95 model and my NPR is a 2005 model. And I've got a few other trucks. Mowers and all that though is brand new pretty much yearly.
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Old 08-21-2013, 10:03 PM
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Part time and startup is two different things. I've been part-time for 5 years. I've upgrade over the years. I started with a new cub z force, sold it when I needed better. I've reinvested, and now I'm at the point I don't need anything for a while. Good equipment makes your life easier, like they say time is money.
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