Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-03-2003, 12:52 PM
rookiemower's Avatar
rookiemower rookiemower is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: chicago suburbs
Posts: 766
starting out

i am 19 yrs old just started this year, luckly my dad owns a business and this helped me alot, he was able to let me use their 5x12 trailor and their sthil trimmer i had enough money to pay for more than half of my new gravely 36" and my parents borrowed me the other part, i purchased a cheap yard machines trim mower from home depot and i lined up some accounts with family and friends right now i have 7 accounts and i plan on having maybe 25-30 by the end of the summer i just learned how to weld and i went down to my uncles fab shop and built myself a really nice trimmer rack and tool holder for nothing with some scrap steel i use my 2000 explorer to haul my trailor even though it looks kid of dumb but i plan on making enough money to pay my parents back and maybe to trade my car in for a newer pickup
right now i attend a community college and maybe with the money i make can pay my parents back for my tuition
i am very grateful of how i was able to start i know many of you had better stories and i got to say some of you really are amazing for what you went though to be your own boss and live the american dream i am fortunate to be able to start so well off
__________________
Gravely 36" belt drive Pro-G
Echo SRM 210SB Multi-tool
Sthil FS 80
Redmax EB-7001
6x12 trailer
Echo PB 200 Handheld Blower
7hp Toro Snow Commander
5hp Briggs pump
Tanaka 26" Hedge trimmers
Kee Bed Edger
Honda Tiller
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-12-2003, 12:46 AM
reelgrass92's Avatar
reelgrass92 reelgrass92 is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Iuka, MS
Posts: 14
__________________
A Cut Above Lawn Care
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:14 PM.

Page generated in 0.06342 seconds with 7 queries