I can keep em busy 50 hours a week.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Coumbe, Apr 13, 2008.

  1. Coumbe

    Coumbe LawnSite Senior Member
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    I could use 21' commercial mowers and FORD Rangers with 2 men in them and keep them mowing 40 - 50 hours a week. Break down would be easy to fix(or replace) and I would save on gas with the mowers and from not pulling an 16' trailer. Any thoughts????
     
  2. THRIFTY

    THRIFTY LawnSite Member
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    Ya, but why?
     
  3. IMAGE

    IMAGE LawnSite Bronze Member
    from midwest
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    wow, at least use a 32/34/36 sized mower to increase thier production.
     
  4. LindblomRJ

    LindblomRJ LawnSite Silver Member
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    Is there a niche for that sort of thing in your market? I like the idea of small pickup and no trailer. If you can do it why not?

    Also what about something like a 32" mower. Still be able to use the ranger and two person crew. Have a 32" and a 21" or 26" and trimmer and blower. Parts requirement wouldn't be much greater.
     
  5. LwnmwrMan22

    LwnmwrMan22 LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Do a search for TJQuickcuts or Justmowit

    They're doing it and grossing in the 7 figures.
     
  6. whoopassonthebluegrass

    whoopassonthebluegrass LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Using 21" only has a market. There are lots of people out there who don't wantt "big mowers" on their lawn. Plus, they cut great, mulch well, are very cheap - and guys can't crash them. That's how I started out. I sometimes miss the simplicity of those days...
     
  7. Coumbe

    Coumbe LawnSite Senior Member
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    The Low overhead would be great.
     
  8. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama LawnSite Fanatic
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    Ive cut 1 1/2 acers with my Snapper 21" with tall grass. I did in in less than 1 and 1/2 hours Did make me a little tired
     

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