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Been a while, Thanks Guys

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by RhettMan, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. RhettMan

    RhettMan LawnSite Silver Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 2,033

    Finally convinced myself that I should update my progress, if for nothing else as an attempt to boost my own interest in the biz.
    Irrigation played a big role for me this year, it really soured my outlook on mowing :) and Helped me buy my first home, its not a McMansion, but im positive now that its better than my earlier ideas about living solely in an airstream lol.

    Want to Focus the brevity of text today on saying thanks for your advice and knowledge getting me started.

    In no particular order : John Jr(& sr.), Pete, Mr. Leary, Waterlogged, Dana, Boots, Hosk, AI, Argos, BCG, txgrassguy, any too many others.

    Few Pictures of the house, sits on an acre (hoping to demolish current home build 4 new ones and lease out, not bad for 22! :)

    Excited for the days ahead

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  2. hoskm01

    hoskm01 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,690

    Nice pics!

    Lofty goals on the expansion, but good thinkin! Can you put 4 units on that acre?

    Whats new with the biz? How is the summer season?
     
  3. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 46,441

    Have a care on how many units you build on a single lot, or even adjoining lots, lest you fall under rent control (local mileage, of course, will greatly vary)
     
  4. ARGOS

    ARGOS LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,808

    Looks like a great place. I bought my first home at 26. Sure seemed like a long time ago...wait it was. Eventually tore it done and built my current home. Best thing I ever did was buy my own home. I have ten acres and built a rental. Paid for the rental with cash. Makes my mortgage very inexpensive.

    Good luck.
     
  5. you the man Rhett. Before long you'll be owning a remote then you'll really be big time.
     
  6. ARGOS

    ARGOS LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,808

    Fimco has no shame.
     
  7. bcg

    bcg LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tx
    Posts: 1,836

    Holy crap! Mentioned by name, I've finally made the BIG TIME!

    Glad whatever I said was helpful for you, you seem to be on your way to making good life decisions. It's amazine what be willing to WORK for a living will accomplish.
     
  8. RhettMan

    RhettMan LawnSite Silver Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 2,033

    I think I can, time will tell, first i need to send Dominos pizza to the Man who's govt position can provide me with sewer.

    Supposedly my place being annexed by college station 3 years ago, I am supposed to have all city sewer within atmost 4 years.

    Business is very good, alot of repair work.... we seem to have become the valve replacment guys, probably 80% of my work lately.

    Tell me what u think...

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  9. RhettMan

    RhettMan LawnSite Silver Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 2,033

    Soon! My current remote, travis, gave me a 30 day notice on 8/1 so I need another good one in about 9 days.

    Where has the wind blown you lately?
     
  10. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,599

    Well done, Rhettman, good to hear from you. At such a young age, keep cooking and you will retire early and establish the Irrigation Forum old geezers home! Get the basics completed, then you can have a Airstream.
     

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