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Michigan LCO's

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

  1. Smithers

    Smithers LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,265

    it will take you 1.5hr. i'd charge $155 if flat..

    it is not for sod, right? because you dont really have to roll sod....

    if it's for just bumps, can you make a hitch or attachment on your mower? then it'd be a lot less.
  2. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
    from Detroit
    Posts: 3,556

    you can buy a roller for $99. Just buy one. I usually dont roll lawns, I only roll lawns when I put new sod down. But when I do, it only costs $8 to rent.
  3. alternative

    alternative LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 468

    DOUBT one of those cheap plastic rollers would do what he is " most likely" looking to do. If he's going to try and flatten an existing "bumpy" grade on 1/3 of and acre, he needs the steamroller style, one that you ride on. I know a guy who does tons of lawn rolling. --or at least he used to.
  4. DRLawnInc

    DRLawnInc LawnSite Member
    Posts: 116

    First of all you best bet is to roll it in very early spring just after the frost is out of the ground or after a s*hit load of rain. I have a 48" one that I tow behind my Z and I charge $60 hr, because of the wear-n-tear and because you have a go sooooo slow unlike cutting and two different directions.
  5. Jason Pallas

    Jason Pallas LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,325

    ohhhhh - looks like a good one tonight on Channel 2 Problem Solvers!!! They're gonna crucify another snow plow contractor - looks like someone who is hooked in to Kwame and the city of Detroit..... I'll be watching.
  6. keith_480231

    keith_480231 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 117

    Tonight at 10:00 pm??? I'll be there!!! Just look Smut TV!!!
  7. keith_480231

    keith_480231 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 117

    How is it going Jason? Ready for that long "grey" season yet?
  8. alternative

    alternative LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 468

    RIZZO is gettin some serious negative publicity. WHOA - I am gonna team up with a minority group for my corp. What a SCAM! Guess you just gotta know the loopholes.:usflag:
  9. bigjeeping

    bigjeeping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 903

    The roller is 500lb and im charging $150 for the job. She was parking cars on her lawn for michigan games and it's torn up!!! I have too many fall cleanups anyway so I subbed it out to my buddy!
  10. Jason Pallas

    Jason Pallas LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,325

    Hey Keith - howzit goin'? Good I hope. RE: the Rizzo story on Channel 2 last night. That crap has been going on in Detroit for years. They teased it like it was going to be something different. My wife holds 51% of the shares in my company - qualifying us for minority owned status. But, then again she is an active owner too. Not like the shell corp that channel 2 was talking about.

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