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Lowest lowball ever!

lawnprosteveo

LawnSite Bronze Member
Location
Tulsa
I talked with my father in law today...he lives about 4 hrs away in SW Okla. He has three acres and is getting too old/too lazy to mow it. So he tells me he has hired a 17yr old kid to do it.........I asked how much....he says...$20!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I said he was really screwing that kid...but I guess its really the kid screwing himself!
 

puppypaws

LawnSite Fanatic
I talked with my father in law today...he lives about 4 hrs away in SW Okla. He has three acres and is getting too old/too lazy to mow it. So he tells me he has hired a 17yr old kid to do it.........I asked how much....he says...$20!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I said he was really screwing that kid...but I guess its really the kid screwing himself!
You don't know you are being screwed if you can't feel it.
 

Vikings

LawnSite Bronze Member
Location
canada
I do residential drive ways for snow removal.

I also do window cleaning, so I'm talking to a customer and gave her a price for snow removal. $85 a month she says one of the nieghbourhood kids is willing to do it for $50 for all 5 months of winter.

She told me the kids business plan, he is going to get 100 customers for $50 dollars a winter and make $5000.
 

desii

LawnSite Member
Location
Maryland
You might want to look at it a little differently...Consider the money he is saving as your future inheritance...:laugh:
 

RedMax Man

LawnSite Platinum Member
Location
Dracut, MA
I talked with my father in law today...he lives about 4 hrs away in SW Okla. He has three acres and is getting too old/too lazy to mow it. So he tells me he has hired a 17yr old kid to do it.........I asked how much....he says...$20!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I said he was really screwing that kid...but I guess its really the kid screwing himself!
He doesn't have to charge right amount because his daddy is his equipment and fuel supplier.
 

bohiaa

LawnSite Fanatic
I think if a 17 year old kid told me that I'd pay him more....

just cant sleep at nights if I screw someone like that.....
 
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