So I am meeting with a new prospect tomorrow 17 acres of turf. I have never done anything bigger than 3-4. If I get it I almost want to be standing there w/ shotgun in hand saying wheres my check--lol. No really.- Do any of you guys at a certain point say i need a check in advance or a deposit? When I used to do a chite load of hydroseeding i would have check in hand before i would even start the machine up. Advice anyone, yes i have contracts but those only keep the honest guy honest. If someone is going to screw you it just doesnt matter what you do.