Michigan LCO's

Discussion in 'Network: Central' started by tiedeman, Sep 4, 2003.

  1. bln

    bln LawnSite Senior Member
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    ''Circle of trust?" sounds more like a triangle of lies.
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  2. NIXRAY

    NIXRAY LawnSite Senior Member
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    Yes no doubt with triangle. Oh well live and let learn. Right
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  3. Tom 765

    Tom 765 LawnSite Member
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    Throw in a 2013 Henway for free
     
  4. terrapro

    terrapro LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Now that my left hand is lighter after almost 8yrs I am finding it is a totally different world now then before I got married.
     
  5. Lightningllc

    Lightningllc LawnSite Senior Member
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    What is up with the low balling this year. Come on this is redicilious, 1 acre lots for $20. Commerical jobs for $35 that the fert guys are charging $190 a app, Taco Bell in Wixom just got a bid to cut the lawn for $25 and plow it for $45. What the heck.
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  6. JCLawn and more

    JCLawn and more LawnSite Fanatic
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    I haven't had that issue yet. My local low baller went under and Ann Arbor is been good so far.
     
  7. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
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    LOL. You getting them, too. One up this way put flyers in mailboxes with a price of $25 for mowing lawn on 1/2 acre lot. Don't even talk with the homeowner. Just leave a price. But hey, they'll even apply a Scotts 4 step, powerwash your deck, and paint your house, too. I looked them up on MDA website - not even licensed!
     
  8. Cody S

    Cody S LawnSite Senior Member
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    A one acre for $20?! This is only my second year here in business but I sure don't lowball. Heck, I lose business myself to lowballers, and I'm the new guy! I bid half acre lots at double that.
    Edit: Well I shouldn't say double per say, I should say I price accordingly to what the job requires. I had a flyer put in my box for "15 Buck Cuts", and I live on a half acre lot. How do I try to establish myself off of quality and not price when Joe Blow will roll up in a station wagon for $10 bucks on a job that should cost $50. Oh well, way of the world these days.
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  9. JCLawn and more

    JCLawn and more LawnSite Fanatic
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    Hey thats $20 a hr man, doesn't that sound appealing? :cool2::cool2::hammerhead::hammerhead:
     
  10. Cody S

    Cody S LawnSite Senior Member
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    Sure does if it means being on someone else's payroll
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