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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Weedas_Lawn_Care, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. Weedas_Lawn_Care

    Weedas_Lawn_Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 180

    Here in Louisville Ky on sun. we had about 70 m.p.h. winds from IKE and I am all about a tree clean up job (easy and lots of money) my friend and i (with him working for me) had a couple of jobs in southern Indiana and the day we were going to start the third one the home owner calls and says dont worry about the 3 trees that fell we had someone else offer $350 (we told them $500) and they said they would grind out the stumps so i couldnt compete with that so that day when we were going to do another job i saw them finishing up the job and they had 4 guys working on it and it took them 4 and a half hours to do it their neibor told me how do you make money paying 3 guys if the employer is working also in that kind of work like that so i laphed and went on but that pisses me off that i lost $500 because off lowballers like that I wanted to slit thier tires or steal thier chainsaw i was so mad but i couldnt compete because they said they would grind out the stumps lol but oh well do you have this happen much

    p.s. what is a P.I.T.A. you all are always talking about
  2. smittyl

    smittyl LawnSite Member
    Messages: 7

    P.I.T.A = Pain in the A$$
  3. FDuce

    FDuce LawnSite Member
    Messages: 178

    Punctuation Is The Answer
  4. LwnmwrMan22

    LwnmwrMan22 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,373

  5. IMAGE

    IMAGE LawnSite Bronze Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 1,134

    check your pm's
  6. Weedas_Lawn_Care

    Weedas_Lawn_Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 180

    no i was thinking sliting them so it would be instant so when i stole their chain saw they couldnt chase me with flat tires lol :walking::walking::walking::waving::laugh::laugh:
  7. NJT

    NJT LawnSite Member
    Messages: 95

    How long would it have taken you and another guy to do what 4 guys did in 4.5 hours?
  8. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,904

    QUIT your crying there are more than enough trees down everywhere to keep you busy for awhile.
  9. Weedas_Lawn_Care

    Weedas_Lawn_Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 180

    yea id have to agree with the crying part and busy but it proboly would have taken us about 4 hours it wasnt that bad but i dont know why it took them so long with 4 guys they were proboly crack heads that would do anything for money
  10. stevenf

    stevenf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,612

    I made flyers the night before Ike because I was also planning on making a ton of quick money ( Im in Louisiana). The next day I drove around and saw 19!!! trucks and cars with signs made from computer paper and markers. I decided to give up then and there....

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