Want more lawns to cut? I've been in the green industry for almost 20 years now, 14 years as a cutter past 5 years i've been been wreck & destroy new products here at lastec. I'll tell you one way you can grow you cutting route and profits. 1) you have to have something the customer want's.. what do most of your customers want? they want there lawns to look like a golf coures. you need a niche that sets you apart from the rest. 2) Let's face it. It's about money, that's why your in business, you need to capture every opportunity to increase your profit. What equipment opportunities are there out there that will increase your productivity? really think about this, is there one ztr brand over any other that will increase your productivity and create a niche for your business. Let me know if you find one and if you do you should buy that one. 3) Marketing is a big part of growing, but when you market are you marketing your niche? Do you have a niche? 4) Here's a marketing example: "White's Landscaping we cut your lawn with X-brand mower" boy that's going to make the customer pay alittle more for you service. Now check this out. "White's Landscaping we Groom your lawn with The Articulator used on thousands of golf courses world wide" Just an example. You may think i'm trying to sell you a mower? Not really you'll have to go to your dealer for that. Just trying to help you cutters and dealers that are caught up in the rat race of me too ztr's understand there is something more out there that can help you create a niche, increase profit and productivity. Let me know what you guys think, we really count on you to learn more.