Who's the oldest of them all?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by stick9, Oct 29, 2000.

  1. stick9

    stick9 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 262

    I'm sure that this question has been asked prior to now, but since I did not notice any comparable threads, I will ask it.

    How many years have Y O U been in business?

    I'm very curious about this, so please just bare with me.
    Also, are Y O U the owner, crew leader, or just a measely worker bee?


  2. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 14,700

    6 years and I wear all of the hats.
  3. cos

    cos LawnSite Addict
    Posts: 1,253

    28 yrs old and been hacking grass for 7 years now.
  4. Barkleymut

    Barkleymut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,117

    27 and finishing my 3rd season. I am the owner, crew leader, and grunt employee all rolled into one.
  5. Ocutter

    Ocutter LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 314

    Im 28. I too have been juggling all the titles for the past 6 yrs. I would like to pose another question. For Rich, cos, Barkleymut, and any other 1 man operation who has been in this field for 5- 8 yrs. How many lawns do you do?
  6. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 14,700

    Umm... It doesn't really matter how many lawns any one person might do because conditions vary so greatly from place to place and company to company that it would be like comparing apples to oranges. We have been down this arguement several times already.
  7. Ocutter

    Ocutter LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 314

    I understand. Just wanted to compare. In my eyes peers as well as competition makes for a good motivator. If I was starting out and had a plan I would want to know where I would be in 5-8 yrs. thats all.
  8. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
    Posts: 7,886

    10 years
  9. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,028

    Just completing 5 years for pay.
  10. Dennis

    Dennis LawnSite Member
    from Ga.
    Posts: 155

    Dang I feel oldder now
    42 in LC for 9

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