Got in a bind cuz I was way behind..

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Tim's Lawn Care LLC., Nov 17, 2007.

  1. Tim's Lawn Care LLC.

    Tim's Lawn Care LLC. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 115

    Was just finishing up on a three acre leafy lot when my Trac Vav uptake hose split. Bandaged it w/ some electrical tape to finish and headed over to a local ( high end) equipment dealer for four feet of 6" hose/tube. The counter guy rang it up at $12.88 per foot. Holy crap Batman, r u kidden!? Whats so special about this tube? Dumb look. I'm sure I got ganted but my hands were tied and had to move on. Thanx pal! Anyone know how much this tube really goes for...less the pretty lites and polished floors? Mowhead

    CLARK LAWN LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,526

    thats about right i think i piad 15 or 18 a fooot for 10" two years ago
  3. paponte

    paponte LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,366

    You think thats bad, you should see the bill when 18" intake hose needs replacing. All part of business my friend.
  4. Pro-Turf  LLC

    Pro-Turf LLC LawnSite Member
    Messages: 117

    its called a business expense and tax write off :dancing:
  5. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    sounds right, try the 8" size if ya want a wake up call :laugh:
  6. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    with all your money, you should complain? :nono:
  7. richallseasons

    richallseasons LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 479

    ya that hose is not cheep, I paid $20.00 per foot last season for 8"

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