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Just Starting out-SOLO

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by chadslawncare, Oct 9, 2010.

  1. lawnpro724

    lawnpro724 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,201

    I wish you luck but I would have waited to get alot more customers before plunging that far into debt. Your overhead to income has got to be high. I have seen a bunch of guys do the same thing only to regret it. Slow steady growth and low overhead are the keys to success. I'm not trying to rain on your parade. I want everyone to succeed in this business. Good luck.
  2. thu cutting edge

    thu cutting edge LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 279

    what did that f150 set u back. i bought one in may and got it for 26 out the door. also with the plow they told me since i had this fx4 series that i wouldnt be able to put a plow on it. it has something to do with the electronic suspension system. but when the arrenty is u i will put one on.
  3. chadslawncare

    chadslawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    The F150 was alot more than what you paid, 36 out the door. The Boss is the lighter duty plow called a Sport Duty. It is about 150 pound lighter than the standard duty and is made for 1/2 tons.
  4. thu cutting edge

    thu cutting edge LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 279

    I got a very good deal with mine its a 4.6 4x4 extended cab power windows 6spd tranny. My dad works for BGE and they get a very good discount. So I put the truck in my name instead of the company name. I also get life time engine and tranny
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    SNAPPER MAN LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,443

    Damn Is your truck a lariet? If not you got ripped off big time IMO.
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  6. MR-G

    MR-G LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 479

    good luck to you...I hope you dont just end up working to pay the bank though...key will be to pay back as fast as possible....dont just make min. due pymnts....if in fact you financed all your stuff....if not you will be in trouble in year 3-4 when it comes time to replace everything if you owe on it.....it can be done...just keep those blades turning and that plow pushing.....best regards.:usflag:
  7. mowerdude777

    mowerdude777 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,735

    NICE to see someone who is starting out and has sweet equipment best of luck to you
  8. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 37,804

    You plan on putting all the bagged grass in the back of your truck? It'll fill up fast with the shorter bed.

    Nice equipment. Good luck.
  9. xclusive

    xclusive LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,054

    I wish you the best of luck!! Nice equipment!!
  10. Truitt Lawn Maintenance

    Truitt Lawn Maintenance LawnSite Senior Member
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