I was wondering if any of you deliberately high-ball jobs that you actually want. I know the practice of high balling for work we don't want is common. I used to work as a ground man for a solo tree climber. He high balled all his bids and usually got them. When people would ask why he was so high (usually 30 to 40 %) he would just tell them it was because he was the best. He usually made at least $600 for just himself in a 8 to 9 hour day and another $150 or on my labor . Of couse, he had an excellent reference list and working in lower Fairfield County in CT where there is plenty of money. I was thinking of getting a list of all alzheimers patients in the area and charging them $1000 per cut for mowing. What do you think?