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Sometimes I think Lawncare is a Hobby

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by larryinalabama, Aug 29, 2012.

  1. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
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    I know the feeling Larry. If I repaired everything around the house and business that needs repairing then I would have to take out a big loan:cry:
    I could write a book on how to make junk work for you:laugh:
     
  2. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    When it rains it pours...
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  3. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama LawnSite Fanatic
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    The houses take about 3 and 1/2 hours each, they do pay fairly good. Plus Im solo.
     
  4. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama LawnSite Fanatic
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    Its alaways fun to dig up sprinklers that you didnt install.
     
  5. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama LawnSite Fanatic
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    Thats a FACT!!!!!
     
  6. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama LawnSite Fanatic
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    That would be a good thred too start.
    I have a general idea of what the per hour cost is on most of my equiptment,
    My main mower I figure at 8$ per hour, but I have other mowers I bought on the cheap so I figure there less than 3$ per hour. Hand helds run about 1$ per hour.
     
  7. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama LawnSite Fanatic
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    I paid 700$ for 4 tires when I bought my box, fortunately all 6 should now last a few years.

    Its not hard to kill a weeks pay in this business.
     
  8. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama LawnSite Fanatic
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    That would be a best seller.
     
  9. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    I got 4 for less than $600...you got ripped Larry!
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  10. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama LawnSite Fanatic
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    That aint nothing new,,,, the truck had 2 brand new uniroyal HD tire on the front so I made sure to put 4 matching tires on the rear. plus I know the owner of the tire store so im sure I got a discount LOL.

    Ive been ripped so many times Ive gotton where it doesnt bother me much anymore......
     

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