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Old 03-18-2005, 07:40 PM
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are you talking about just straight fertilization, or weed/feed?
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Old 03-18-2005, 07:50 PM
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are you talking about just straight fertilization, or weed/feed?
troy, does your wife draw adult drawings? like those japanimation, is it called?
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Old 03-18-2005, 08:00 PM
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she has drawn some adult ones for animation. It's called something like Hentai, or something like that. I can't remember exactly
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Old 03-18-2005, 09:00 PM
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what powers the blower?
the truck engine or something else. (i would guess at a PTO?)

I would be lying if i said i NEVER use O.R. Diesel, but dont usualy...but some of my equipment uses diesel so i do use off road for that...

If you have a permit you dont pay the fuel tax (which is already figured into the price at most places) you will pay it at some point (1/4LY i think) but it accualy wouldnt benifit you much now that i really thought about it.....but what miight be a idea, get a 3rd tank (possibly behind the cab) that is just off road that you can switch to at the job site, then you would only be paying the higher price for the drive 2 and from and you wouldnt have to worry about driving on the off road and getting a HUGE fine...just an idea..

also this would tell you individualy how much you spending to get to jobs and accualy do the job (the blower)

i forgot that the main benifit for the IFTA permit is for people who drive outa state too..(which im guessing you dont, or atleast not offten).

hope this help atleast some!
I wish I had my truck so I could answere these questions!!! LOL I know the engine is a CAT. Also the blower runs off of a PTO.
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Old 03-18-2005, 09:09 PM
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THANKS GUYS!!!!

It was 1.99 yesterday, and now its 2.21 for reg and 2.43 for premium!!!! OUCH


I paid $2.27 to night
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Old 03-18-2005, 09:30 PM
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the guy at the gas station said it was going up again tommarow.
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Old 03-18-2005, 09:33 PM
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the guy at the gas station said it was going up again tommarow.

I bet so !!!!!!!!!!!!! this spring it will be over $3.00
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Old 03-18-2005, 09:44 PM
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I bet so !!!!!!!!!!!!! this spring it will be over $3.00
Then I will be getting a diesel!!! I spend $600 on gas a month when it was like 2.02, I cant imagine what itll be when its 3 a gallon. Plus I drive 30k miles a year, so a diesel might make sense.
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Old 03-18-2005, 09:58 PM
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I just don't know what to think of these gas prices. They just keep going up and up, it's going to affect all of our economy and be a problem throughout.
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Old 03-18-2005, 10:02 PM
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I just don't know what to think of these gas prices. They just keep going up and up, it's going to affect all of our economy and be a problem throughout.
Which is why im thinking HARDCORE about not cutting this year and maybe in the future. 1 reason, I HATE CUTTING LAWNS. 2nd reason, Im ALOT better at landscaping (retaining walls, mulch, sod, rocks, waterfalls, steps, patios, etc.) 3rd. theres not enought money in cutting. Some day I want to do Construction (remodels and new homes and additions), Roofing, Cement, Landscaping and Plowing (I LOVE DOING SNOW!!!) and not even think about cutting grass.

But in the end, Ill prolly cut this year and next. then once I get outta college start up the const. and landscape co, and later down the road do roofing and cement.

Sure they all require large amounts of gas, but the profit margins in all of those are much higher than cutting a lawn.
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