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Old 04-18-2003, 11:31 PM
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I realize you they work fine, however, for another $200, you could have a piece of equipment that pay for ifself in just 6 hours of use, and then you'd actually start making money at what you do. Sorry, but Sissor's do a fine job too, it's just that the idea of a business is to make money at it..........
Been there, done that, done that again, you're just wasting time.........
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Why cant you make any money off of cheaper equipment??
I started off with the Weedeater hedge trimmers and made plenty of money with them. They are a good lightweight machine and held up to years of abuse. Now i have upgraded most of my equipment and it still does the exact same thing as my old stuff did.
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Old 04-19-2003, 08:45 AM
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Why cant you make any money off of cheaper equipment??
I started off with the Weedeater hedge trimmers and made plenty of money with them. They are a good lightweight machine and held up to years of abuse. Now i have upgraded most of my equipment and it still does the exact same thing as my old stuff did.
All I'm trying to say is, first, I've used both types of equipment. Once you go to a profession powered and designed tool, you'll immediately notice you can cut much faster, smoother, reach more areas, put less strain on your back, breath less exhaust and "BASICALLY" do the same job in "half" the time it takes using "cheap" tools. So, sure you can use cheaper tools, but if you can do the same work in half the time, IMO, it just doesn't make any sense.
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Old 04-19-2003, 01:46 PM
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I bought a weedeater hedge trimmer four years ago. I have looked into the trimmer that Pete promotes, and anticipate a purchase. The problem is that my homeowner weedeater works fine and has yet to let me down.
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Old 04-19-2003, 06:04 PM
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Sounds like what switchless is trying to say in general is: "If you're a professional, get professional equipment".
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Old 04-19-2003, 07:52 PM
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Sounds like what switchless is trying to say in general is: "If you're a professional, get professional equipment".
OK, so it's "me" that's supposed to keep hitting myself with the hammer.
Now, all together class; If changing equipment lets you do the job twice as fast, that means you make twice the money. Now, if you don't want to do that, please thinking of changing jobs and take up Professional "Sock hole" mending.............
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Old 04-19-2003, 09:03 PM
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Old 04-19-2003, 09:08 PM
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Weedeater / Echo

Hmm - I think LGF has a saying that would apply here.

What does all this have to do with Pugsly's question ??
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Old 04-19-2003, 09:53 PM
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diffferent tools different jobs I use two different type of hedge trimmers and the more money you spend on them beter the cut.Echo,stihl and redmax all offer great hedge trimmers.A $150. hedge trimmer will not cut near as good as a $350 trimmer plus the cheaper ones dulls within very little use
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Old 04-19-2003, 10:18 PM
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I realize you they work fine, however, for another $200, you could have a piece of equipment that pay for ifself in just 6 hours of use, and then you'd actually start making money at what you do. Sorry, but Sissor's do a fine job too, it's just that the idea of a business is to make money at it..........
Been there, done that, done that again, you're just wasting time.........
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Well damn, If i can cut as many hedges as you do in the same amount of time and save $200, I will probably do just that. Mine payed for themselves in 3 hours. In the last 2 years I have made nothing but profit from them. Wait sorry 1 year 355 days an 21 hours. My scissors will cut rings around you switchless. If ya wanna test this theory, I have a double hedge yard identical. You can pick which one ya want.

You payed 359.00 for yours and they paid for themselves in 6 hours.

I paid 159.00 for mine.They paid for themselves in 3 hours..

Whats your damn point????????
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Old 04-19-2003, 11:08 PM
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Well damn, If i can cut as many hedges as you do in the same amount of time and save $200, I will probably do just that. Mine payed for themselves in 3 hours. In the last 2 years I have made nothing but profit from them. Wait sorry 1 year 355 days an 21 hours. My scissors will cut rings around you switchless. If ya wanna test this theory, I have a double hedge yard identical. You can pick which one ya want.

You payed 359.00 for yours and they paid for themselves in 6 hours.

I paid 159.00 for mine.They paid for themselves in 3 hours..

Whats your damn point????????
Err.... that I'm wasting my time bothering with this......
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