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2 Pics of what I am starting with

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by Splicer, Mar 6, 2006.

  1. Splicer

    Splicer LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 992

    Just a couple pics of my main equipment. Be gentle...:hammerhead:

    Becky Working 004.jpg

    Getting Stuck 1st Time Out 1-7-05 006.jpg
  2. mith

    mith LawnSite Member
    Posts: 30

    Splice, good start! methinks you gunna need some mower decks on them mowers though :D
    What have you got in the way of trimmers, or are you waiting to get that sorta thing?

    Some people turn their noses up at equipment like that, personally I beleve in it. I used a single AYP tractor for 2 years solidly before buying more. That tractor has many many hours on it and still runs the best out all my equip :D

    Hope ya make good of it!
  3. daveintoledo

    daveintoledo LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,587

    no offence intended, but , neither of those machines will make it half way through a season.... with only 20 or so yards, they will start to need repairs weekly.....they are really only rated for around 100 hours,,,,, if you mow 20 hour a week, thats just over a month.... and there is no way you can make the cut look half as good as a commercial mower..... beleive us , we have all tried this and it never works.....

    you really need to get some commercial rated equipment...:)
  4. zim bob the landscaper

    zim bob the landscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,707

    hes starting so he need to make money first. then he can by more equiptment that big tractor will last ive used my lt 1000 more than mowing u will get past the season with it then u can by a w/b.
  5. zim bob the landscaper

    zim bob the landscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,707

    BTW that dozer blade is nice. good start.
  6. DUG

    DUG LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    Hey i had a yard machines lawn tractor 12 HP w/42" deck and mowed over 3 acres of rough land,and it lasted me 6 years.I did have to maintain it on a regular basis though.Love the tires.Do they really make a difference?I've since upgraded to a ferris zero turn.
  7. Splicer

    Splicer LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 992

    Dave, I know it isn't considered 'pro' but it is pretty tough though. I understand where youre coming from.

    The rest thanks. The AG tires DO make a HUGE difference for the better.

    I have 2 split shaft trimmers w/all the attachments to. I will post better more thorough pictures this week...

    Thanks again guys!

    Posts: 22

    I don't know about the rest of you guys but when i started i would have love to of had these pieces of equipment in my arsenal. I started with a 42" and a push mower.
  9. zim bob the landscaper

    zim bob the landscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,707

    yes i had a 100.00 yard machine from wally world is what i started out with and a hand trimmer got alot bigger since then.
  10. nobagger

    nobagger LawnSite Gold Member
    from Pa
    Posts: 3,065

    I'm sorry but I have to say I started by saving $$$$ so I could buy decent equipment used and new. What are ya gonna pull it with? What are ya going to trailer it on? Is there any one that started out by going at this like an actual business?:hammerhead: :clapping: :dizzy: No offense

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