Here's our kcmo city lowballer's beautiful work

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by RECESSION PROOF MOWING, Jun 3, 2011.


    RECESSION PROOF MOWING LawnSite Senior Member
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    This is the entryway to a very nice bike/walking trail here in KC. Supposed to be mowed every other week...mechanical edging, trimming, trash, mowed to 3.5", and blown clean. Looks like a lapse in "scope of service" to me. That grass is at least 2.5 ft. tall...and growing as of today June 2, 2011. Wasn't the first mow of the year April 11? Yeah, it was...





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  2. GravyTrain

    GravyTrain LawnSite Senior Member
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    looks like quality work to me ;)

    what's the old saying "You get what you pay for?"
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  3. jason72g

    jason72g LawnSite Member
    Posts: 88

    Wow! That's pretty good looking. One day I hope to be able to mow with that quality of worksmanship!
  4. LawnSite Member
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    That's what almost all of our city boulevards and parks looked liked until early this week, I cut our shop lot 5 times before the city came 1. It was getting ridiculous.

    Here a pic after they had made one pass
  5. jnrogers

    jnrogers LawnSite Member
    from East TN
    Posts: 219

    Wow, wished I could edge the sidewalks as good as them. :laugh:
  6. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,653

    Hmmmm, very interesting.
  7. MowHouston

    MowHouston LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,012

    With all of the time and energy you spend whining and bit*hing about other people's work and lowballers, you could have volunteered somewhere and made a difference in someone's life.
  8. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,795

    although i share your feelings about lowballers and lawnidiots, you really go out of your way dont you.
  9. siclmn

    siclmn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 364

    I enjoy the pictures and I am as pissed as he is that people are getting paid to do such shoddy work. I hope he is forwarding the pictures and information to someone in that city that gives a %$#@.
  10. wvaughn7

    wvaughn7 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 219

    I think that is the problem right there. No one that is in a position to do any good cares. They are saving thousands over the course of the year and in their position that's all that matters. No it doesn't look that good, but it will eventually get hacked down to a manageable height.

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