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Just Starting Out...

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by firemanbubba, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. firemanbubba

    firemanbubba LawnSite Member
    Posts: 19

    I Am A Fireman And I Am Trying To Start A New Side Business Doing Lawns. Can Anyone Give Me A Good List Of Gear To Get Started With. I Want To Stay Within A 5000.00-10000.00 Budget.
  2. lawnboy858

    lawnboy858 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 344

    -Walk behind or Zeroturn
    -Push mower
    -Handheld or Backpack blower
    -Gas Cans

    Hope this helps.

  3. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,220

    Target your client's....

    Ask your self, Do I want to do larger jobs ? if so a ZTR may be needed ?

    If NOT 21" machines will work fine....

    Remember you cant take all jobs
  4. yardsurfer

    yardsurfer LawnSite Member
    from Orlando
    Posts: 80

    I recently just bought everything I need to get started for under $3,000.

    5x10 trailer with Weedeater rack = $500
    32in Exmark metro about a year old =$1200
    Redmax weedeater, shindawa(sp?) edger, and stihl br 600 blower all = around $1,100

    Found the trailer and the mower on craigslist.

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