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Old 06-03-2011, 06:09 PM
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Anyone add an overgrowth fee to their billings for last month. I know some customers will cry and some will accept it, but i think its only fair. We spent a ton more in fuel and labor just to make these lawns look half way decent.
I dont care anymore =if they wanna quit, quit. Im not losing money..this isnt a charity.
Yes I added to some of them doubled the price and listed it as excessive growth fee. But I also offered to cut every five days before hand as well and if they turned it down then they got the fee
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Old 06-03-2011, 06:14 PM
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Bad Boy mowers...

All Seasons in Belleville. Good guys. Love my bad boy, looks like a tank next to a husqvarna.
I might have to catch up with you one day and check it out up close in action. Its even beefier frame than the NEWHusqvarna's? The frame is 1.5X bigger than the Exmarks and scags and the deck is cast not steel. The Bad Boy must be insane compared to exmark and scag then..
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Old 06-03-2011, 10:28 PM
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I got a message that next week will be a nationwide DOT inspection blitz so watch it out there
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Old 06-03-2011, 10:35 PM
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I got a message that next week will be a nationwide DOT inspection blitz so watch it out there
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Who told you this... State police? local?
There is basically a crackdown everyday
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Old 06-03-2011, 10:49 PM
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Got an email from JDL. They had the same crackdown about the same time last year. Nothing new
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Old 06-03-2011, 10:50 PM
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I might have to catch up with you one day and check it out up close in action. Its even beefier frame than the NEWHusqvarna's? The frame is 1.5X bigger than the Exmarks and scags and the deck is cast not steel. The Bad Boy must be insane compared to exmark and scag then..
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I have never had a problem out of a frame so I don't see the need to make it so much bigger. That's just more weight. Make a engine that will go 5,000hrs and pumps to match. Who wants a cast iron deck? Cast cracks and you can't fix it. Maybe you meant a fabricated deck over a stamped deck.
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Old 06-03-2011, 10:52 PM
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I have never had a problem out of a frame so I don't see the need to make it so much bigger. That's just more weight. Make a engine that will go 5,000hrs and pumps to match. Who wants a cast iron deck? Cast cracks and you can't fix it. Maybe you meant a fabricated deck over a stamped deck.
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The guy who owns Sells equipment downriver told me its cast spindles in the top of the line model and yes you are right fabricated deck I miss understood him
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Old 06-04-2011, 12:48 AM
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Well yeah, I think almost all use cast spindles so that's no big deal.
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Old 06-04-2011, 09:32 AM
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Anyone add an overgrowth fee to their billings for last month. I know some customers will cry and some will accept it, but i think its only fair. We spent a ton more in fuel and labor just to make these lawns look half way decent.
I dont care anymore =if they wanna quit, quit. Im not losing money..this isnt a charity.
Hell yeah We cut most yard 2 and some even 3 times!!!!! In 3 different diresctions! Even then is still doesnt look as good as it usually does.....

What height are you guys cutting at????? 4inches????

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I don't know about you but we have been able to pick the jobs we want to do and skip what we don't. It has been a good year for work.

I have been seeing more and more morons with mowers not strapped down or if they are it is one little 1inch strap so oh well.

Yeah We use the 4inch Cam Lock tie downs! Very nice!
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Old 06-04-2011, 10:40 AM
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Anyone want to buy a open 8X14 trailer????
Comes with 3 trimmer racks 2 backpack blower slots
Tandem axel
Made to pull a skidsteer
Gate and skidsteer ramp combo
Spring assist!
I think I Want another enclosed trailer!
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