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Old 09-21-2003, 11:00 PM
bandito bandito is offline
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additional income

Here is my situation,im retired but need some additional it possible to make (ballpark figures)800-1000 dollars a month doing side jobs with a tractor.such as mowing large lots,fields,digging post holes,tilling gardens.i do not have a tractor as of yet,i would like to get a new holland tc45 but cant justify spending that much just for these off and on jobs as per i would be makeing the payment and break even leaving myself nothing.any ideas on what type compact tractor to invest in & is it possible depending upon how much time and effort i put into this venture to make that 800-1000 dollar mark per month.
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Old 09-21-2003, 11:26 PM
Highpoint Highpoint is offline
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Dude, we do that in hours sometimes. Go for it. Start with a used unit OR check into a brand new with warrenty and special financing. Really, the hardest part will be finding the jobs. Good Luck.
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Old 09-22-2003, 01:45 AM
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HighGrass HighGrass is offline
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If all you had was a shovel, you could make $1000 with about 35 man-hours. Add a machine and you'll spend less time getting to that mark. Of course now you have to pay for the tractor and the implements, gas, oil etc. See where I am going with this?
It just depends on how much time you want to spend and how much you want to invest in terms of equipment. can be done!
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