1. Ask the Expert: Fertilization Strategies for Success: Dec. 12, 2017
    Learn how to do more with less when it comes to your fertilization services. Join the live Ask the Expert event hosted by Koch Turf & Ornamental: Dec. 12, 12-2 p.m. ET in the Fertilizer Application forum .

Equipment photos

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by etwman, Dec 20, 2002.

  1. Lazer_Z

    Lazer_Z LawnSite Silver Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 2,578

    Amazing as always, I also see a few shots that were posted here on your new box. Whoever takes those pictures does a fantastic job at capturing everything.
  2. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,582

    Fleet looks great!!
    the house looks SUPER!!! great job
  3. etwman

    etwman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,547

    Here's a couple updated ones on the current project we are on. The wall work, flatwork, brickwork, steps, and fencing are all our responsibility. The paver product is neat and we are planning on using it on another upcoming project. It still needs cleaned and sanded but you can get the preliminary images of what it looks like. We'll be pulling out of there in the next two weeks onto the next one.

    The pipeline looks very strong for the fall for us as we've signed a couple other neat projects.

    The new website is getting its final tweaking and should be live in the next three weeks. It looks really cool and will put our current one to shame, though many seem to like that one.

    Headed to another equipment auction tomorrow to see about more equipment. It'll be interesting to see what things bring. All indications are not much.





  4. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,593

    speaking of equipment, did you ever make a move on a machine? Or still long term renting the deere and komatsu?
  5. tthomass

    tthomass LawnSite Gold Member
    from N. VA
    Messages: 3,498

    -Hey Jarod

    What are those steps made of? Almost looks like a composite material or is it concrete??
  6. etwman

    etwman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,547

    The grey ones are real stone, flamed on two sides.

    We still typically have 3-4 machines we rent. We will probably buy a wheeled shop machine that may go out in the field on occassion. Looking at a CAT 262B.

    Why rent? The CT332 blew out a hydraulic wheel motor and send debris into the pumps. $11,500 to fix. We had a replacement machine the same day delivered. Not on my tab. Track machines are high maintenance and for what we rent them for it doesn't make sense to buy them.
  7. mrusk

    mrusk LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,260

    What do you rent them for a month? It can't be that big of a secert.
  8. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,593

    For a large operation like yours that could drop off at the drop of a hat, I totally understand why you rent..

    I was just asking because I am curious how you handle large purchases/decisions like that.. Plus, I like shiny new equipment.. :laugh:

    (not saying your work will or is stopping, apparently you got it stacked up! but anything is possible)
  9. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,319

    oh boy are you going to get a lecture for that comment. dont upset the gods.
  10. greatinmulchbeds

    greatinmulchbeds LawnSite Member
    Messages: 136

    hey Jarod, are you familiar with chestnut hill at all? hes out of PA...i just took the icpi cert and he was the instructor, he seems really educated and has a big operation by you.

Share This Page