Just For Teenagers

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by derekarbeiter, May 18, 2008.

  1. derekarbeiter

    derekarbeiter LawnSite Member
    Messages: 233

    What's all you teenagers got out there as far as mowing equipment? How many accounts do you have? I am 17 and have many pieces of mowing equipment. I have been doing this for over six years, have 16 mowing accounts and a few fields, and have the following:

    John Deere 790 4X4
    John Deere 506 5' rotary cutter
    Rural King 5' blade
    John Deere 717A Z-trak, my main cutter
    2 John Deere STX 38s
    2 John Deere 111s
    John Deere LT 150
    John Deere Sabre
    John Deere 125
    John Deere #5 sickle bar mower
    John Deere JS60 push mower
    Stihl FS90R trimmer
    Stihl BG55 blower
    5' X 8' trailer
    98' Dodge Dakota Sport

    Are you beginning to see that I like the green paint?:laugh:
  2. Ryanwhite5

    Ryanwhite5 LawnSite Member
    from Pa
    Messages: 36

    im 14years old and have 6 lawns

    lesco commerical 36"
    snapper 30" rider
    21" mtd push mower
    troybuilt weed trimmer with metal edger and tiller
    48" areator
  3. Mowerboy04

    Mowerboy04 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,447

    i'm 19 and i have 105 accounts there listed in my sig.
    equipment is:
    2006 chevy 1500
    6.5x12 trailer
    toro z500 60"
    exmark 48" hydro
    toro proline 36"
    redmax weed wip
    sthil fs90 weed wip
    sthil fc95 stick edger
    Sthil br600
    redmax 7001

    J.A.G LAWNCARE LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 931

    i am 9 i have all the new toys that i need my mommy gets it for me i do 400 yards ...
  5. Ryanwhite5

    Ryanwhite5 LawnSite Member
    from Pa
    Messages: 36

    Nice, mower boy i cant wait untill i can drive and pick up more accounts
  6. 4 seasons lawn&land

    4 seasons lawn&land LawnSite Gold Member
    from NY
    Messages: 3,613

    wow you like J.D. huh? How do you carry that stuff on a 5 x 8 trailer?

    Im 19, started this spring. Have 4 lawns, 1 client owns two of them. Equipment is,

    07 Chevy Silverado 2500HD
    07 6x12 landscape trailer
    07 Ferris IS 2000 61"
    Red Max 8001 blower
    Stihl fs 90 trimmer/broom
    Echo trimmer
    Junqvarna pusher
  7. 4 seasons lawn&land

    4 seasons lawn&land LawnSite Gold Member
    from NY
    Messages: 3,613

  8. Bird'sLawnService

    Bird'sLawnService LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    Im 17 and I have 40 accounts. They are all residential. I have a 14 ft trailer, 48 in Scag ZTR and a 36 in Scag WB. Two Redmax trimmers and a echo edger. One Echo and one Sthil back pack blower. My truck is a 1998 F-150. I bought all the equipment and the business is constantly growing.
  9. lawnwizards

    lawnwizards LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,439

    wow! you must be in debt up to your eyeballs?
  10. DSLND

    DSLND LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,205

    I'm fifteen.

    1999 Chevy 2500 extended cab (Big White) :weightlifter::weightlifter:
    5x10 Carry-On Trailer
    Toro Z 150 w/52" SFS
    Toro 20055 Super Recycler
    STIHL: FS 110, FC 110, FS 55,BG 85, BR 550, HS 45

    I plan on trading in both mowers this year for a Stander and a Pro-Line Toro.

    Next Year (I get my license in February:)) I plan on getting an enclosed trailer, plow/salter, and possibly a 36" WB.

    I have twenty weekly mowing accounts, I would do more, but I do a TON of landscaping installs and other landscape maintenance jobs (Bush/Hedge Trimming, Aerating, Power Raking).

    This year is going great so far! I'm making about four times as much as I was last year.


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