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down time/rain outs

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by cntryboymc, Jul 14, 2004.

  1. cntryboymc

    cntryboymc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 193

    we have been getting hit with real heavy rain in upstate ny the last few days.ive been calling customers,setting up estimates,and maintaining equipment.ive been climbing the walls today ,getting really anxious about not working.what does everyone do on rain days?how do you approach getting caught up when the rain stops?
     
  2. Droffaws

    Droffaws LawnSite Member
    from KCMO
    Messages: 63

    When it rains I sit down and think of stuff to put on the forum.

    The main thing is to keep the customers informed thru it all.
     
  3. sbatzold

    sbatzold LawnSite Member
    from ny
    Messages: 13

    Mike, you do any properties on North division St?
     
  4. cntryboymc

    cntryboymc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 193

    sbatzold-yes i do have properties there?tell me about your business.
     
  5. cntryboymc

    cntryboymc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 193

    i still need to finish a house demo project weather permitting of course.
     
  6. sbatzold

    sbatzold LawnSite Member
    from ny
    Messages: 13

    No business in Auburn, just driving down Division the other day and saw a setup that fits your description.
     
  7. cntryboymc

    cntryboymc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 193

    i see where do you work out of?
     
  8. sbatzold

    sbatzold LawnSite Member
    from ny
    Messages: 13

    I'm looking to start something up where I live, Wolcott, I just work on Division.
     
  9. Dupontcar

    Dupontcar LawnSite Member
    Messages: 55

    cntryboymc,

    Do you buy your John Deere equipment from Lakeland in Savannah, NY?

    Just curious, I have been dickering on a new ZTR with them and they mentioned an Auburn LCO who fits your description who uses the green equipment exclusively.
    It can stop raining now....

    David
     
  10. Littleriver1

    Littleriver1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 811

    I do all that business and equipment stuff, but I got a hair cut too and it made me feel better. Now it's time to go to the bank. We're geting nasty lighting stricks so I packed it in for the day. It's not good to walk around with a big steel stick in your hand and head phones with a antenna pointed toward the heavens. I believe in God but why push your luck, if you know what I mean.
     

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