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RLS Pictures

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by RLS24, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. deerewashed

    deerewashed LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 884

    Im guessing you made the new ramp gate? its pretty damn long....hahaha 6ft? i would throw some horizontal supports, something about it just doesnt seem right. is the mesh larger?
     
  2. RLS24

    RLS24 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,597

    We got a pretty deep all access private tour at one of the top 3 teams shops, I'm not gonna say who, what, where or post pics because this is the internet after all and I'm not even sure if we were really supposed to see some of the stuff we saw, but I will say it was one of the coolest things I've ever seen.

    yeah we should have thought that side gate through a little more but we dont use it that much so its fine.

    Nope just some different latches. The gate could really be a foot longer, I believe its only a 5' gate, thats what the blocks of wood on the end are for to hold it up a little to make the angle from the ramp to the deck a little better. The Standers were catching on it really bad. My 12' trailer has a 6' gate on it and although its a bit heavier, it makes all the difference in the world getting equipment on and off.
     
  3. RLS24

    RLS24 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,597

    Well since its raining (again) I have some time to update....Been way behind with work with all this rain, but just keep plugging away with more landscaping and of course doing the lawns. I havent been taking too many pictures I just keep forgetting.

    Heres a small portion of a job that we were on for almost 2 weeks on and off, this was all completely overgrown with brush and dead vegetation. This is only a small aspect of the rest of the work we did at this property, there was close to 2 yards of mulch, some new plantings, a LOT of trimming (and hacking), a couple trees came down, etc. This first one the bed on the right was completely overgrown with ivy and myrtle. The left side had a hedge row of taxus that was all dead. We cleaned it all out and installed the boxwoods. and cleaned up the rose bush a little bit.
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    This pic is around the backside of where the pool is, there was all kinds of dead and overgrown bushes and weeds and stuff I've never even seen before growing in there. We installed the plastic edging and the landscape stone.
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    Overall on this job we installed close to 1,000 feet of the black plastic edging. The place is still a mess and theres a lot more work that COULD be done there, but just what we did was a huge step for the customer in getting things cleaned up. I'll have to remember to take pics of the front next time we are there mowing. I know theres pictures of the house that would be like a "before" reference in with my fall cleanup pics somewhere.

    As far as new purchases go, I think I mentioned this but I picked up another Stander. I got it from a buddy of mine, who bought it from the original owner. It is a 61", 23 hp. As far as I know it has had the entire deck replaced at some point (not sure why), and its on its second motor. It has 28,000 hours on it and it runs fantastic hydros are good and everything. We have been using it a lot. Its old, maybe one of the first prototypes Wright ever made lol
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    And I finally bought myself a Turfco edger! Again, its older but works great. The previous owner really took care of it. I wish we had this for when we installed all that edging at the job I mentioned above!
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    And after all these years I finally put the finishing touch on my truck, a chrome rear bumper
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  4. deerewashed

    deerewashed LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 884

    nice man, the gray on the bumper bugs me for some reason. that part would look incredible painted the same dark blue.
     
  5. RLS24

    RLS24 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,597

    A few pics from some recent jobs we did:

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    BEFORE:
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    Gotta go back tomorrow and take some pics of the finished product here. Came out really nice!

    Bought myself a new toy :)
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  6. RLS24

    RLS24 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,597

    Before anyone asks, in regard to the block yes we dug everything out and put the proper base in I just wanted to lay a few blocks in to see how it was going to look before we got too into it.
     
  7. Stars & Stripes Landscaping

    Stars & Stripes Landscaping LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Posts: 246

    Looks good, minus the Ford :)
     
  8. RLS24

    RLS24 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,597

    Which one? Technically I have 2 now lol
     
  9. Stars & Stripes Landscaping

    Stars & Stripes Landscaping LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Posts: 246

    The Mustang, haha


    Hey what size/year Chevy is that and what backrack? I got a 1500 Regular Cab.
     
  10. RLS24

    RLS24 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,597

    I used to have a '92 Mustang and I had EVERYTHING done to it, it was a beast. When I decided to get really serious about the landscaping business, I sold it to invest money into the business and finally I was able to buy another 5.0 Mustang.

    My truck is a 2006 2500HD I have no idea what part number the back rack is.
     

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