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Old 04-10-2013, 05:37 PM
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Holy rain and lightning. Come on spring. Oh wait snow at the end of the week.
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Just looked at the foreguess for me. Chance of rain every day through Wed or Thursday next week.
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Old 04-10-2013, 06:20 PM
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So is it just me or did sod prices go up? I just got a price from a farm in Bancroft for 700yds $1400.00 They have a $700.00 dollar delivery fee.
Called another farm near Grand Rapids $1194 and only a $60 del fee.
Try Debuck in Flint. They are right off I-69.http://debucksodfarm.com/
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Old 04-10-2013, 06:23 PM
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You sure?

Could be, but I was under the impression that they still needed inspections, just didn't have to be able to prove it on the spot.

I am so confused.
I asked that question to the Rep. that was a co-sponsor of the bill. He told me that up to 26,000 was exempt from inspections. He also told me under the law, farm vehicles are allowed to exceed axle limits
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Old 04-10-2013, 06:26 PM
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If you have a gate and don't put them in front of that it will be a waste of time. For $100 a truck, I would just put alarms in all of them. You can always go the cheap way and just hide a toggle switch somewhere that shuts off the electric fuel pump. It will crank all day, just won't start. (about $10 a truck)


On another note... Cube Van is almost done if the rain stops.
Looking 10 times better than when Steve had the truck. Is he getting out of mowing, as I saw more of his equipment and trailer for sale?
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Old 04-10-2013, 07:43 PM
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You sure?

Could be, but I was under the impression that they still needed inspections, just didn't have to be able to prove it on the spot.

I am so confused.
Me too...they make it confusing on purpose so we are ignorant of the law and get the fine.. I think i will just have all my trucks inspected anyway. (but skip the trailers)
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:57 PM
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LOL. You getting them, too. One up this way put flyers in mailboxes with a price of $25 for mowing lawn on 1/2 acre lot. Don't even talk with the homeowner. Just leave a price. But hey, they'll even apply a Scotts 4 step, powerwash your deck, and paint your house, too. I looked them up on MDA website - not even licensed!
Small resi guy, how do you get licensed?
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Old 04-10-2013, 09:17 PM
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Looking 10 times better than when Steve had the truck. Is he getting out of mowing, as I saw more of his equipment and trailer for sale?
He was using it for fert. Said it wasn't worth plating and everything to only be used a few days a season. He upgrades alot. I don't think he is getting out of cutting.

Thanks, the truck is hooked up nice now. All doors are alarmed, motion sensors inside, remote start with gps tracking. Cost $600 but I know when someone walks next to it. If the alarm is set off it calls and texts me and beeps and vibrates the remote.
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Small resi guy, how do you get licensed?
I don't think you can. You have to get certified and work for a licensed company for 2 years before you can apply for your own or if you own a company you can apply for a license if you have a certified tech on staff.
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Old 04-11-2013, 08:01 AM
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John(metro) - got your voicemail last night...thanks for the info- looks like i only need to do one of my trucks.
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Old 04-11-2013, 08:06 AM
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Me too...they make it confusing on purpose so we are ignorant of the law and get the fine.. I think i will just have all my trucks inspected anyway. (but skip the trailers)
I have more trailers that need inspections than trucks.
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