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Done Stick Me With A Fork

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by tlcservices, Apr 25, 2002.

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  1. tlcservices

    tlcservices LawnSite Member
    from fl
    Messages: 61

    have at all ya 15 year old kids see ya and for the good people thanks and be cool.
     
  2. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,205

    thats quite a strong statement. i think you should elaborate why you are leaving, because i doubt 15 year olds put you out of business.
     
  3. Esby

    Esby LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    I'm confused:confused:
     
  4. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    huh? got a feeling someone is cashing in their chips cause the 15 year old teeni-bobbers are cutting into their biz.

    know the feeling...
     
  5. Toroguy

    Toroguy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,075

    Good luck tlc
     
  6. lawnkid

    lawnkid LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 935

    Nothing wrong with that. It's a competitive business out there. Don't think just cause we're young we don't work hard. I know you older guys support your families and well I'm getting money for school and my future.
     
  7. Krimick

    Krimick LawnSite Member
    Messages: 86

    I don't believe he meant he was leaving the biz. I think it meant he was leaving the forum? I could be wrong though.
     
  8. KDJ

    KDJ LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 325


    That's the way I read it, and can understand why.
     
  9. totallpm

    totallpm LawnSite Member
    from Utah
    Messages: 50

    Good Luck to ya.

    I know it can be frustrating to lose customers to the young ones. I know most are working very hard but they don't understand basic elements of business and thier prices are to low and hurt the bussiness.

    We pulled up to a project today with our crew and two trucks (2 acre estate) and the guy comented on our epuipment (over $100.000) I guess it take more than a craftman mower to work these days. Plus insurance, workmans comp and payroll.

    There is more to the business than throwing dads mower into his pickup and pulling the electric cord to the weedeater.

    Kevin total
     
  10. thelawnguy

    thelawnguy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,411

    I know a lot of former members whom you don't hear about any more, for the same reason...
     
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