Work, Equipment, Truck, Toys, Etc

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by JContracting, May 29, 2012.

  1. JContracting

    JContracting LawnSite Bronze Member
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    We typically stay on the north side of the metro because it costs a ton to drive down there as well as traffic getting back north during the afternoon/evening is horrible & I really hate traffic!!! However, if the price is right for a bigger project, we'd work down there.
     
  2. scotts lawn care

    scotts lawn care LawnSite Senior Member
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    I like all your MX pics and your work pics Matt. I use to ride tracks on the weekends and race a little 250C class. - 2 stroke

    Now I'm too old for that - but still miss it!
     
  3. JContracting

    JContracting LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Thanks! It's a blast and combining this work plus racing/riding, it's pretty tough on my body, I definitely keep my chiropractor and their massage therapist busy but it's all worth it! I'll never quit racing! It's too much fun and the only way I can totally get away from reality.
     
  4. JContracting

    JContracting LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Finally got some new graphics and backgrounds! Got the full kit from Impulse Graphics out of NJ. Pics don't do justice of how good it looks! Got my company logo on the shrouds, swingarms, rear fender, & front fender, as well as others. Ready for a nice long weekend of racing! Out of all the years I've been racing, I've never done the a whole holiday weekend of racing of Sunday & Monday, looking forward to it.
    Raced last weekend and it was about 98 degrees with a heat index of 110, somehow I survived racing two classes, thank God for a/c in my camper!!
     
  5. JContracting

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  6. JContracting

    JContracting LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Here are a couple pics from a project at the beginning of the month.

    The client's entire backyard was a jungle, sprayed with non-selective at the beginning of July. And then he met with my irrigation guys and they sold him into basically re-installing an entire new system in the backyard because nothing worked. After they were able to do it, the following week was my vacation to Millville so it was the week after. But I harley raked the turf areas, then we did a few yards of mulch along the sides & back and some edging and a yard or so of rock in the back and some touch up things up front. And then the backyard was hydroseeded.

    This project was thanks to having graphics on my truck!! I was eating lunch in my truck in a parking lot of a store and the guy happened to come over and start talking to me and then we met and then it came together. Very happy about it.

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  7. JContracting

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    This is from Tuesday. Mulch (front & back) and shrub trimmed about 45 shrubs (various sizes) at this property. When we left at about 2pm when we finished and were on the way to lunch, I looked on the Weather Channel app & the temp was 95 and heat index was 105, dew point was 75 I believe. I love the heat & humidity but since this summer has been so cold I'm not used to it at all!

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    I forgot to mention this earlier. This is the first time in 4 years that I am not in school at this time as I graduated in May! Not to mention basically my entire life of going to school the day after labor day. It's such a relief! Except having all the student loans to pay back now on top of all my other expenses.
     
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  8. Triton2286

    Triton2286 LawnSite Member
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    No one ever remembers to take before and afters in the exact same location. I think I did that once and it was only on a new customers lawn that was about 2ft high.
     
  9. JContracting

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    Couple racing shots from last weekend. Definitely didn't ride my best, I'm used to (& I love) the hot & humid weather and it was in the 60s on Sunday & Monday until Mon afternoon when the sun came out and it warmed up. But I got the job done of securing either 4th or 5th in the point series for the track's own series which I'm very pumped about, aside from the supercross series that used to run in april/may & sept 15 min away from my house, I've never gotten a series award as I've never really raced enough. And to top it off, I'm 16th in points for the District (State) series.

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    All hotel rooms have been booked for next week and this time next week (hopefully) I'll be in Georgia picking up my new enclosed trailer! And racing at the Vurb Moto Classic on the back north!!!
     
  10. JContracting

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    Well my plans of the Vurb Classic have been scrapped, heading down Tuesday to pick up my trailer and then return back home late Thursday night or Friday, the track I've been racing at lately (Berm Benders) has practice Saturday as of the other district races has cancelled and I love that track plus it'll be much cheaper than the Vurb event, the prices to get in the gate were insane. Plus that gives me most of the day next Friday to play around with my trailer and get it all set up for the following week :)

    Here are some more shots from last weekend.

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