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Custom Leaf Plow

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by chadslawncare, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. ringahding

    ringahding LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 611

    Suggestion: Time to patent that plow & start production today! Great job!
     
  2. FoghornLeghorn

    FoghornLeghorn LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 751

    Too late, I already ordered my yacht!
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  3. M & L

    M & L LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 291

    If you want to get out of this grass stuff you Definatly have something to fall back on!!

    You fab some great stuff!!
     
  4. chadslawncare

    chadslawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    I do the grass thing for the exercise, I do the fab thing full time, I have been a designer/programmer specializing in sheet metal for over 20 years. This 3D CAD software that is currently in use is a lot more fun that having to layout a flat sheet development using a calculator and that CAD software the everyone knows as Auto***.....what in the world is so automatic about that?
     
  5. chadslawncare

    chadslawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    I just finished pricing the shop hours for the leaf plow fabrication.
    Material costs = 550.00
    Labor costs= 2150.00
    custom mount designing for mower mount = 200.00

    total amout = 2900.00

    If I had known that I was going to have to pay for the labor cost, I do not believe I would have built this leaf plow. Thanks to my boss, I did not have to pay the total cost.
    Chad
     

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