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Old 04-18-2011, 09:23 PM
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Really?? I think i only had a couple years of 30 or more cuts. Usually if my cuts start in may i get less weeks in. 25-28 is an adverage. Now if we get a early april cut ill get my 30 plus. Last summer we got 28 weeks of cutting in. Bad weather hit early november, but we had a early start too. My first cut last year was second week of April
We started early last year. We were already into our second week of routes by now. I usually target the Monday closest to April 15th as the start date. Tha usually gives us about 29-30 weeks if we go into the second week of November.
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Old 04-18-2011, 10:11 PM
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We started early last year. We were already into our second week of routes by now. I usually target the Monday closest to April 15th as the start date. Tha usually gives us about 29-30 weeks if we go into the second week of November.
how do you get clean-ups done if you cut til the 2 week of November?
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Old 04-18-2011, 10:18 PM
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We started early last year. We were already into our second week of routes by now. I usually target the Monday closest to April 15th as the start date. Tha usually gives us about 29-30 weeks if we go into the second week of November.
Us too. Im not worried it is what it is. Like u said it all averages out in the long run.

lawnguy44 We do clean ups as were cutting our routes. We put it ll together also we do clean ups on a weekly to by weekly basis so we can keep up with the leaves. I wouldnt wait for everything to drop then try to do all clean ups, that wouldnt be logical and it would be time consuming
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Old 04-18-2011, 10:19 PM
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Same here Jason last year I was cutting the week of April 5th and I also go all the way into the 2nd week of November. Then Clean-ups till it snows!!
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Old 04-18-2011, 10:48 PM
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Any one want to buy a 1991 chevy kodiak dump truck for spring? Has a gas engine, runs pretty good. If you can operate a 2spd rear it can haul some serious weight.

Has a new dump box on it i paid 4,800 for. Has a 9' western plow on it i just paid 2,200 for.

this would make a excellent plow truck with a perminent salter mounted on the back of it.

I will sell it without the dump box if you like.

make a offer.
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Old 04-19-2011, 05:10 AM
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Any one want to buy a 1991 chevy kodiak dump truck for spring? Has a gas engine, runs pretty good. If you can operate a 2spd rear it can haul some serious weight.

Has a new dump box on it i paid 4,800 for. Has a 9' western plow on it i just paid 2,200 for.

this would make a excellent plow truck with a perminent salter mounted on the back of it.

I will sell it without the dump box if you like.

make a offer.
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Old 04-19-2011, 05:36 AM
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I wonder how many companies will be out today trying to get stuff done..i cant believe trugreen was out yesterday!
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Old 04-19-2011, 08:37 AM
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I wonder how many companies will be out today trying to get stuff done..i cant believe trugreen was out yesterday!
Well, i wont be. I walked my lawn this morn and it is soaked!! As much as i want to go to work its not worth pissing off any customers this week. we starting fresh on Monday. If its not raining.
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Old 04-19-2011, 10:37 AM
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Old 04-19-2011, 01:38 PM
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the 10 day weather outlook looks like rain almost everyday. not looking too good. but we all know they cant forecast tommorrow let alone 10 days oh well we will see. still planning on starting the 25th. if we do get the rain i guess first of may. this has been a shitty start to spring.
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