Michigan LCO's

Discussion in 'Network: Central' started by tiedeman, Sep 4, 2003.

  1. reliablelawn

    reliablelawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 138

    Where are you going to school? I will be a sophomore at MSU. I have 80 clients in the Royal Oak area, but made my schedule so I can work Tuesday, Thursday-SUnday, although I wont be able to keep this up as I continue to grow. I'd love to hear how you also cope with work and school.
  2. puffyhead929

    puffyhead929 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 203

    Ill be a senior at MSU. Being in the business school they only have one or two sections of certain classes so my schedule isn't as free this year and being a senior I don't want to spend my first semester driving back and forth three times a week as I have been the last two years.
  3. jmkr02

    jmkr02 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 264

    Unfortunately for me the business paid for school. Without the business no school. Eventually it was, grow the business, or school. Without the business I didn't have any money for school so it became purchase more equipment and be more efficient, or limp along at school. I bought some equipment. It is ironic though, now I pay people to work and they use the money to pay for school. Maybe someday I can go back. I don't know. If you can afford to go to school, do it full time, and get it done quicker while also enjoy being a student. That's the way to go. Just don't get trapped in your business you want to try to be on top of it.
  4. reliablelawn

    reliablelawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 138

    I was lucky enough to have a schedule now with Tuesday off and 8 am's Thursday and Friday. It's definitely tricky situations for us. Hope all goes well. And congrats- I'll be a sophomore finance major
  5. madskier1986

    madskier1986 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    I know it is seem early but I am already thinking about fall clean up. We bought a dump trailer this year and not sure how I should set it up with the leaf loader. Does anybody have any good systems, ideas, or tips on what not to do?
    Thanks in advance
  6. Metro Lawn

    Metro Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,116

    If you are in the market for a leaf loader I have a couple Billy Goat 16 HP units I may sell since we don't use them any longer.

    DLONGLANDSCAPING LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,418

    How much for one of your leaf vacs John? U work in Lexington? I have a cottage at apple gate road 5 ,lies north of Lexington on the water. U guys must have a huge service area
  8. JCLawn and more

    JCLawn and more LawnSite Fanatic
    from MI
    Messages: 5,281

    Hey guys if your in the market for trailers take a look at this, they are only a couple miles from my house and I know trailers are a bit harder to come by in Michigan http://www.trailersalesofmichigan.com/utility_trailers.php, they make them right here. I've had mine for 2 years now and abused the crap out of it.
    Last edited: Aug 12, 2013
  9. Tscape

    Tscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,370

  10. DreamtheGreen

    DreamtheGreen LawnSite Member
    Messages: 145

    Hello Guys, busy year here even with all the rain. Looking for someone to Install a 12-16 foot Norway Spruce.

    Can anyone Help out or know of someone. Installede by a Loader or treespade, doesnt matter. Contact me 2483903182 Kevin

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