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I got to meet the man himself!!! A visit from....

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by grassman177, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,795

    Larry! from American Lawn right here on our forum.

    Wanted to let all you know he is a swell guy, seriously, and funny too.

    He stopped by on travel and got to take a look at our operation(me dad got to see his not too long ago while in Des Moines) and I got to show him some of my great accounts.

    was a great but short time and the guy is good people, i dont care what they say:laugh:

    Happy 4th weekend everyone and god bless AMERICA:usflag:
  2. jasontimm

    jasontimm LawnSite Senior Member
    from MN
    Posts: 362

    He is really a great guy, and a good ****!! He's one of those guys that would give you the shirt off his back if needed.
  3. turf hokie

    turf hokie LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,744

    That's awesome that he stopped to see you guys on his trip to Alaska,!!!!!
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  4. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,795

    he is not going to alaska, but i will leave that story up to him if he wishes. i even got a pic that i dare not post, we are too ugly for this forum!
  5. kbrashears

    kbrashears LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 763

    Gonna take a long time rscp'n that T-3K wonder machine all the way to AK.
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  6. americanlawn

    americanlawn LawnSite Fanatic
    from midwest
    Posts: 5,852

    Hey...I ain't the sharpest knife in the drawer. Anyway, Ralph's Dad took this pic of grassman & me. (I'm the geeky-looking guy on the left) I tried to visit Buddy Rogers & Son earlier, but I couldn't get a 'pass' until now. It made me mad cuz I just live right behind them...note the razor wire in the background. :laugh:

    I was very impressed with grassman's operation as well as their facilities. Their office building is new & extremely clean. They even have an air conditioned area where they work on equipment. Nuther thing that impressed me was the quality of equipment. They never buy cheap stuff. It's all top-of-the-line. Lots of very nice mowers, trucks, trailers, spray rigs, etc. They even had a (my favorite) Z-Spray Intermediate. IMO these guys know what equipment to buy to get the job done.

    We also drove around Leavenworth to see several properties he takes care of. He also showed me properties with Imprellis damage.

    Thanks very much buddy. Even though it was over 100 degrees, I enjoyed every minute. :usflag::usflag:

  7. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,795

    it was fantastic larry, likewise.

    i got to meet MOTurkey who is visiting here today. he is a mowing guy down by springfield, MO. pretty cool dude and enjoyed a great conversation.

    so, how was the trip and who and what else did you visit?
  8. a plus bob

    a plus bob LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 1,160

    I hope you offered him a glass of Kool-Aid Ralph :drinkup: :laugh:
  9. rcreech

    rcreech Sponsor
    Male, from OHIO
    Posts: 6,057

    I have met Larry and talk to him on the phone from time to time

    He is really a great guy!

    We have out disagreements but I still respect him a lot!

    Once he starts talk n bout t-3000s u might as well just quit posting though


    Hes got a pretty good business going
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  10. Service 1st Lawn Care

    Service 1st Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 643

    If it's the shirt in the picture no thanks he can keep it. LOL!:laugh:

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