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biz must be good....

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Frontier-Lawn, Nov 1, 2004.

  1. Frontier-Lawn

    Frontier-Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,955

    i was in Tampa sat. and saw at a apartment complex that was being mowed and the guys had 2 black ford excursions with 2 black 40-50' Hallmark trailers. they must make a lot of cash for having that. anyone ever see anything like it before.
     
  2. Metro Lawn

    Metro Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,114

    Nope, can't say that I have seen a 40-50' Hallmark trailer
     
  3. Frontier-Lawn

    Frontier-Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,955

    it was 1 1/2 times the lenght of the excursions so whatever that is
     
  4. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,569

    Then is was a 12'-16' maybe a 20' and that is a very common size and siight in this business so nothing special about it. As to 40'-50' that is what length Tractor Trailers are.... ;)
     
  5. rookiemower

    rookiemower LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    40'-50' is FREAKING HUGE :dizzy: theres no way in hell an excursion could pull that with a conventional hitch setup, must have been 20-25 feet at most :cool:
     
  6. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
    Messages: 3,256

    So because they had Excursions means they are making a lot of money???

    Ever see the commercial with the guy that is showing off his house, car, inground pool, etc. and he says " and how do I afford it all? I'm in debt up to my eyeballs!".
    Not sure what the commercial is even for, but his words would describe a lot of LCO's.
     
  7. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
    from -
    Messages: 4,040

    Hi gogetter,

    Very good point.

    Sam Walton used to drive in his beat up pickup truck even when he was a millionaire. You can read about him in his book Made in America. Great story.
     
  8. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
    from usa
    Messages: 5,407

    One of my friends response to that would be "fake it till you make it!"
     
  9. jajwrigh

    jajwrigh LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Martinsville, IN
    Messages: 1,405

    Ever heard of a concept called DEBT! :dizzy:
     
  10. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,570

    don't you know how much cocaine you can hual in those hualmark's.
    you are not questioned about visiting alot of homes each day?
    but the $5000.00 mowing might spark some interest :)
     

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