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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by PaulJ, Jan 31, 2003.
I'm going to try ot post some pic. of my mowing setup.
These were takes last summer.
Here's the view from the back of the truck.
Sorry they are pretty blurry. It's an old scanner.
Nice neat setup Paul!
Nice setup, I also like all the backups.
What size trailer and, where did u get it?
Thanks for the comments guys.
The trailer is a 5' X8' ONYX I bought from Menard's cheap.
I know the backup 2-cycle stuff is Weedeater. But they are very light weight and work OK. Especially the blower.
I usually don't carry them.
Here is a picture of some stripes from the 36" lesco w/Jungle wheels. Grass is Bluegrass in front turning to fescue twords the back.
This is the largest lawn I mow right now, about 20000 sq ft. The Pic shows about a third of it.
Again sorry about the pic quality.
Nice pictures. That is one heck of a long trailer tongue.
Nice setup Paul - One man operations in my opinion net the most unless you are in position to have more than 2 crews and get huge. - (But huge can mean headaches)
I remember back in the day with me, myself, and my mower....there was less stress, seemed like more money in my pocket, no employees, taxes, unemployment....the good old days. Sometimes I wish that I could go back then when it was so easier.
Your setup is very sharp and professional looking.
tiedieman - I think you clarified what I tried to say - as soon as the first employee is hired you have:
1. Workmans comp ins.
2. Extra Liability Insurance
3. Have to buy another mower for him or her to run - now you spend twice as much time getting things fixed and 1/2 the time mowing yourself - "both are non productive deals"
4. Spend more time trying to keep them organized and efficient that it pays.
5. Need I say more - "That is why I said that if you are going to go more that a one person operation, you need to get real big or don't do it at all" Is that correct in your opinion.
you hit the nail on the head. That is exactly what I was thinking.