final step to victory

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by flam41, Apr 18, 2004.

  1. flam41

    flam41 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 125

    Well, I have no one else that would understand what a huge burdan & sence of satisfaction that comes with clawing their way out of scrubdom. So heres the story.
    my third year on my own. two years w/ a great guy/ company befor then ( my mentor if you will) started w/ a partner 1 st yr, biught him out last. my goals for this year have been met.
    All legal, regestered, dba... ect...
    got insurance, thanks from help of DFW Landscaper.
    Got a mint ford f-250 1 ton camper special truck, thanks to my old boss.
    all uniformed up & signs on truck & yard signs for installs
    and my final step... good by 22" murrys!!!
    I pick up my Gravely pro G walkbehind, w/ bagger, w/ stripper kit, w/ extra blades & belts, & new red max stick edger on monday.
    Along w/ my fs- 85s I no longer feel like hanging my head in shame.
    Thanks to this board who motivated my with all the good advice, and my very very supportive wife who has put up with all the long days & no money so I could pay for it all up front.
    & thanks to some very loyal custemers I have kept all from my first year & have helped me grow
    I have a total home matinance program whitch should keep me busy all year.
    I have been a builder & remodeler for several years am totaly equiped in that field, but mowing is what I love & is the bread & butter as well as my foot in the door for home matinance, ( paint, fence, landscape, ect.
    I hope this isnt cheezy, I just wanted to toot my own horn for finaly getting right & i know alot here would understand how good it feels.
    thanks
    nick burton
     
  2. flam41

    flam41 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 125

    maybe now I can learn to spell:rolleyes:
     
  3. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,062

    Congrats!!!!! You should be proud to be moving on up and I'm glad to see that Lawnsite gave you a small helping hand.
     
  4. EastProLawn

    EastProLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,110

    Good for you, it's nice to see improvements, it makes a person feel better about their future. Good luck in the biz
     
  5. GrassBustersLawn

    GrassBustersLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 983

    CONGRATS!!! Keep on DOING IT RIGHT!

    I do everything the RIGHT & LEGAL WAY. That way I don't have to worry if there is an ACCIDENT or major PROBLEM, my @SS is covered!

    Mike
     
  6. Mark McC

    Mark McC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,565

    I picked up a liability policy this past week. Worth every penny if only because I can start each day knowing that if something goes really haywire, it won't kill my brand new business.
     

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