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Discussion in 'Network: South' started by ffemt1271, Feb 24, 2007.
whatever I don't end up using I'll let you know .
Congrats on the trailer, David! Sounds like a really good deal (I'm a bit jealous, haha; I'd like another trailer about that size)...
I did get your message, I just had a heck of a day yesterday and never had an opportunity to get back with you.
I'm looking forward to seeing some pics...
I brought it to the shop today and scraped the inside of the dump body down real good and applied rust inhibitor primer that stops the rust and converts it to a primer , seems to work really well , tomorrow I got a gallon of black enamel coming and I am gonna just brush it on or roll it , this weeekend I will build the sides out of treated lumber as long as my schedule permits it and I want to get it lettered out for advertisment , when its all done I will get my wife to take some pictures and I will post em up ... the dump works flawlessly and I am surprised at how fast it lifts and lowers ...
I seen jacobs truck with the dick cepeks, shes looking good!
Everybody must be busy as sh!t....the post are slowing down....I have been running my azz off for the past 2 weeks with no end in sight...it's been a long week, Im going to bed....fuk it!
I can't speak for everyone else but I can't keep up anymore , I have been subbing stuff out to a buddy of mine now to help out or I would very quickly get overwhelmed , I sub out 90% of all my tree jobs now and just get 20% off the top for giving the job away ... Today I had to go out and cut grass for 2 of my customers that I just wasn't able to get to last week cause I had so much tractor work , So I pulled out on mothers day and went get em done and one of my customers , which is a new account I've only cut 3 times , pulls me on the side today and tells me that he would like to give me something so when I finished cutting to get up w/ him , so we cut and I did and he tells me he wants to give me all his old lawn equipment which by the way all happened to be new equipment or at least superbly kept , So I was like , listen I appreciate your generosity but this stuff is worth alot of money and he says , that the motor on the lawnmower is locked up and probably can't be fixed , to which I told him by looking at it and the condition it was in that I seriously doubted it was froze up , but he says take it I insist and then he tells me that I have to take his edger and pressure washer and craftsmen straight shaft trimmer as well , plus blades and trimmer line and oil the works because he doesn't plan on ever cutting his grass again , reason being he has a bad back and pulling the rope would throw his back out , so I offer to cut his grass for nothing at least for the next 2 months or so , and he insists I take it and the check for cutting the grass , so I finally agreed to and just loaded it up and thanked him , and drove away speechless ... I get home and the lawnmower was only hydro locked because he saturated the paper filter and the pre filter w/ so much oil that the carb couldn't suck any air thru the carb so it would just draw a vaccum and load the cylinder w/ fuel thereby causing it to lock up , so I took it down sprayed so ether in the carb and back pedaled the motor to free it up and dump the fuel out the exhaust and then I turned it on its side and let it drain out then it fired right up and after about 3 minutes of smoking from turing it on its side and the load of old varnished gas it cleared out and runs like a brand new mower , so I adjusted everything kicked the w.o.t setting up a tad and put it in the shop , edger fired up first pull runs perfect and has maybe been used 2 times since he's owned it , weed eater ran good but I gave it to my neighbor how came over to check out my good fortune and before he got jealous I gave him the trimmer , I haven't fooled w/ the pressure washer as of yet but he said it didn't have any pressure anymore but ran perfect , so I already know what that is and tommorrow I will break all the lines and the gun down and remove all the filters .... All I could say was God why are you so good to me ... I'm still speechless ...
Good for you....stuff like that never happens to me......oh well!!
Sweet! Chase and krazy must be busy like the rest of us
haha, i wish I were in your positions, you seem to be overloaded with work, and I'm so... not.
I've only got a few clients from the door hangers I bought, and people all seem to "already have someone".
Fortunately, two places I went into today told me I could put some of the hangers in their lobbies, and I went to a new neighborhood today and put up flyers.
I was wondering, do any of y'all know anyone selling clients, or if anyone has too much to handle, I'll happily take it for a cut of the profit.
Plus, beyond door hangers, what's something else I could do to get in touch with people who want their lawn cut? And more importantly, people who need big cleanup jobs done?