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Old 01-18-2005, 10:25 PM
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landcare pa, i am not doubting you, but you said you had 32 employees and 23 trucks. Hmmm

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Old 01-20-2005, 12:09 AM
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thats alot of trucks for so few employees, im not doubting you its possible
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Old 02-03-2005, 09:35 PM
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i have 7 parking lot sweeping gmc cab forwards alone! some of are mason dumps are used only in the winter only and are 2001-2002 , and my gas bill a month in the winter alone is $8000-$10000 so do the math i have a 2004 f-150 super crew lariet, 2002 f-350 super crew lariet diesel,and 2002 f-550 crew cab that im the only one that drives them! also my brother has 2002 f-350 crew cab,and a 2004 f-150 super crew fx 4 so theres 12 there alone
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Old 02-03-2005, 09:37 PM
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and i dont sell anything usually we have exmark laser z~s that we keep as spares
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Old 02-08-2005, 01:57 AM
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when i started in 1990 i started with 2 push mower`s in th back of a nissian sentra , now i have 2000 ford dually, 5 2002-2004 4 by 4 mason dumps ,1 2002 450 4by4 stakebody 1 2002f-350 stakebody 2002 f-650 dump,finn bark blower,2 finn straw mulchers, 2 2002 f-350 4 door lariet 4by4 pick ups 2001 f-250 4by4,2 chevy2500 pick ups, 2 97 ford f-250 crew cabs, 7 2000-2005 gmc cab forwards,6 enclosed trailers,cat 416 backhoe,2 2002 john deere 310 sg backhoe,2002 444 john deere rubber tired loader, 3 john deere skidloaders 2001-2004,finn hydroseeder,easy lawn hydroseeder,17 exmark lasers,2 hustler super z,10 exmark,walk behinds ,1 john deere excavator, 6 open trailers ,gmc tandam dump and this year we had 32 workers in 2004, and everyone laughed when i started but now they were wishing they were me!
where in pa are you doing all this mowing ?
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Old 02-12-2005, 12:52 AM
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outside of philly,to lehigh valley
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Old 02-12-2005, 12:09 PM
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Landcare, What is the name of your business? What part of the Lehigh Valley do you work in? I'm from Easton and work in Easton, Bethlehem and Saucon Valley areas. Matt
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Old 03-02-2005, 11:13 PM
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WOW i'd did trucking for 15 years before i got into Lawn business ...my boss i was driving for in trucking had 5 18 wheelers and his fuel bills was close to $4500 a month and each truck was running 6 to 7 days a week and each truck had 300 gals tank ..i'm sorry ,,,i don't think you did your math right pa ,,,,,im not here to pick a fight on here but that don't sound right ....
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Old 03-11-2005, 07:49 PM
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Last year I was spending $800 a month on fuel and 60% of that was in mowers.
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Old 03-11-2005, 10:15 PM
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When I Started

Well I really just started this month. I signed 2 accounts before I bought my mower. Many have told me in a couple of month I would be covered up. We'll see. This is a part time gig for me and I only wanting about accounts.

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