landscaping with VW Jetta

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by rfed32, Jul 13, 2006.

  1. rfed32

    rfed32 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Hatboro
    Posts: 680

    so i was drivin down the road to a buddies house look down the road and i see a 1995 vw jetta with a 4x6 lowes trailer 36'' toro and blower on the trailer...guessin the guy was trimmin the back or something, but it made me think. i guess no matter what you drive as long as you can pull a trailer you can have a lawncare company....
     
  2. Splicer

    Splicer LawnSite Senior Member
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    All you need is a mower to be a LCO...
     
  3. Scotts' Yard Care

    Scotts' Yard Care LawnSite Senior Member
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    That's the beauty of America:usflag: Or at least it should be.
     
  4. All_Clear

    All_Clear LawnSite Senior Member
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    If it works... why not?

    Sometimes you need to forget about what everyone else thinks and do what you have to do.... Use what you must.

    What rule book says you must have a 1/2 ton or better and trailer with racks to boot... I missed out receiving mine....

    There's a guy in the next town over that has a 70's station wagon and pulls an open trailer with 2 Z's... Not the norm but the guy has been around for years, obviously he's doing something right.


    All Clear
     
  5. Surf'n'Turf

    Surf'n'Turf LawnSite Senior Member
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    Fahrfegnugen!
     
  6. rfed32

    rfed32 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Hatboro
    Posts: 680

    all clear i agree 100% who cares what everyone else thinks as long as ur doing what u want/love and ur out makin money then ok...i was tellin my buddies hes savin more then the rest of us on gas for sure

    i also think that ur work should be ur image not what u drive
     
  7. JJLandscapes

    JJLandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
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    very good point i think there alot of companies that waste money just to show off

    but how is a station wagon pulling 2z's around + trialer and other equipment lol few thousand lbs of equip
     
  8. rfed32

    rfed32 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Hatboro
    Posts: 680

    jj i know the old wagons could pull a good amount of weight...my gandmom had one that they pulled a camper with it dont know the size tho it was when i was younger when everything looked bigger then it was
     
  9. meathead1134

    meathead1134 LawnSite Senior Member
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    heck I started even worse, I started with my 2002 hyundai elantra pulling an old snowmobile trailer with my jd gs45 on the back my first year. I have since upgraded to a GMC 2500 pickup but you have to start somewhere if you weren't born with a silver spoon in your mouth. How do you think Domino's pizza got started??
     
  10. cessnasovereign

    cessnasovereign LawnSite Senior Member
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    LOL I saw a Honda Civic pulling one while I was mowing..
     

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