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Old 11-21-2003, 01:08 AM
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Old 12-19-2003, 03:04 PM
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MN. boy here new to the game can't wait for spring
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Old 12-27-2003, 08:07 PM
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New to the site PINE CITY guy. Ya know Up Nord. Thinking seriously about starting a lawn mowing business this spring. Looking to start out small and make a few extra bucks. Need advice and encouragement as the wife dosen't want me to buy another mower. I have a 42 inch Dixon ZTR and love it. Gonna put my 16 year old to work cutting some lawns.
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Old 01-14-2004, 08:23 PM
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Im from Mound MN... West suburbs
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Old 01-18-2004, 06:15 PM
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Add us to the list. We are in Buffalo, Griffith's Total Lawn Care. Next summer is our second season in lawn care. Right now, we are just waiting for snow, so we can do some plowing.

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Old 01-21-2004, 12:45 AM
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I've been plowing snow for 4 years in the Twin Cities, but it's getting a little lean lately - about 30% of my customers are contract, the rest are per-push. With less than an inch of snow so far in January, things are looking pretty grim on the balance sheet.

I'm new to the lawncare biz, and figured I would focus on an area where there isn't a whole lot of competition in the Twin Cities - acreage mowing.

Since I already own two tractors, acreage mowing was a minimal investment for me. I've got a JD 850 utility tractor with an 84" 3-point deck and a smaller articulated tractor with no deck yet, but I'm thinking about a 72" or 84" for it. Both tractors are 25hp (net @ PTO) Yanmar diesels. I've also got a 26" WB for trimming, I'll probably get another WB and have one on each trailer.

I'd be happy to trade job leads or subcontract with guys that do smaller or tight-fit jobs. I know there are big jobs (meant for 84" decks) and there are jobs better left to Z's.

Since I don't have a fert license, I'd also like to find a licensed fert applicator to subcontract for me.

Look forward to hearing from you.

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Old 01-21-2004, 06:48 PM
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Im from mn ..... st cloud to be exact
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Old 02-29-2004, 03:20 PM
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Forest Lake checking in. New to bussiness this year hope it works out!!! Affordable Yard Care 651/260/5163
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Old 03-03-2004, 06:30 PM
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We are from Winger Minnesota, Now does anyone even KNOW where that is??????????????

Way up North, waiting for the sun.
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Old 03-03-2004, 09:23 PM
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Hey,
I'm another Minnesota resident. I do work all over the twin cities. I do alot quite a bit of commercial and townhome properties. We do all our own Fert/Herb. If you guys ever are interested in sub-ing your spraying out let me know if your in my area.
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