Does anyone have experience with Mobile Home parks?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by CreativeLawncareSolutions, Mar 28, 2013.

  1. Nate'sLawnCare

    Nate'sLawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,001

    Are they called trailers until you take off the wheels there? :laugh:
  2. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 19,013

    Thought I could ger sombodys attention:drinkup:
  3. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,494

    do they even take the wheels off? sometimes they don't even do that here. trailer trash everywhere. :laugh:
  4. GrassGuerilla

    GrassGuerilla LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,440

    Older retiree trailer courts, good.
    1) small lots lend themselves to minimal equipment.
    2) good chance of picking up several lots in one stop.

    Little, cramped, tweaker roaming trailer parks, bad.
    1) constant fear of killing half naked, no diaper wearing, street urchins.
    2) a seemingly inexhaustible stream of trash:( (pun intended).
    3) high probability of irregular or non-pay.
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  5. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
    Messages: 8,499

    I used to have 3 trailer parks. I used to have a lot more flat tires because of what I ran over in trailer parks. One was a good paying, higher end park, that I really liked cutting. I would never cut lower end type again. You're pretty desperate for anything to cut when you first get into the business, but I should have got extra for combat pay:laugh:
  6. CreativeLawncareSolutions

    CreativeLawncareSolutions LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,017

    Ok. I think I'm upping my bid! I haven't emailed it yet.
  7. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
    Messages: 8,499

    I have been to Alabama a few times. I saw nothing but Castles with moats. Lawn equipment trailers pulled by Cadillac's :drinkup:
  8. Groomer

    Groomer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,588

    Don't forget they tend to disappear during extremely severe weather.
  9. zechstoker

    zechstoker LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 975

    We HAD a trailer park here in Modesto that was underneath the old 9th Street bridge. When the rivers overflowed during a flood in' 95, the flood waters washed away the entire trailer park. And people wonder why our water around here is so polluted! Lol
  10. dwlah

    dwlah LawnSite Senior Member
    from Argo Al
    Messages: 558

    If you get the grounds you should be able to pick up some of the residents lots get some of those and then beware the plastic skirting
    Now im off to the Cadillac :laugh:

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