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Old 05-16-2014, 10:07 AM
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How far would one travel (from home base) to cut an account? How much would you have to make. Would you travel 20 miles? I would definitely would travel 10-15, so whats another 5 miles. I then feel, if I score this "fair" commercial account on a main street, I may end up with more in that area.

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Old 05-16-2014, 10:30 AM
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Anyone else notice shrubs are having a hard time coming back this year?
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Most definitely.

Wondering how many are going to come back.

Most of the white pine by me have lost that yellow\orange tint already, but lots of other plants have not.
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Old 05-16-2014, 10:49 AM
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ok, two calls in the past hour. one is twenty miles and the next is my neighbor. Does anyone cut their neighbors lawn? 3 acres? no drivetime as it butts up to my lawn. Wide open with no obstacle and very smooth. My wife chirps in my ear and says its business do $75. lol..
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Old 05-16-2014, 11:34 AM
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Yeah. The problem is even between the clouds the grass is still a swamp
yeah a big swamp, I've got spring cleanups I cant do because there are swimming pools in the back yards of clients homes.
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Old 05-19-2014, 10:54 PM
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I had (2) exmark lazer z S series stolen overnight between 5/15 and 5/16 from our office in Wixom. They were in an enclosed trailer, which was recovered today in Detroit. One was a 2011 the other was a 2013. If anyone comes across anyone selling mowers that seems a little fishy, please consider they could be hot. Thanks

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Old 05-20-2014, 07:59 AM
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^^^ I posted it in the stolen section a few days ago.
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Old 05-22-2014, 07:16 PM
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Anyone run Scag turf tigers that could help me figure out my running an cutting issues locally? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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Old 05-22-2014, 07:28 PM
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Anyone run Scag turf tigers that could help me figure out my running an cutting issues locally? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
I think I am the only one ive seen run in saline area on here. You arnt the TT that does a lawn on rose bud are you? What is your issue? All these mowers work basically the same.
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Old 05-22-2014, 09:26 PM
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yeah actually i do a few on rose bud. basically its running lean and the dealers won help much. it bogs down in even the slightest conditions. I just dont know where to go from here.
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Old 05-23-2014, 07:02 AM
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yeah actually i do a few on rose bud. basically its running lean and the dealers won help much. it bogs down in even the slightest conditions. I just dont know where to go from here.
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