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Mowing in your own neighborhood

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by coonman, Jun 12, 2007.

  1. coonman

    coonman LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 686

    With all the talk of high fuel prices. Are there any of you solo's lucky enough to mow a couple of days without ever leaving your own neighborhood?
  2. KTO Enterprises

    KTO Enterprises LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,286

    I have 2 in my neighborhood, one next door, another across the street a house down. I have one house in the neighborhood next to me and two in the neighbor hood across the street. I can do all five and put less that 1 mile on the truck, including going to ends of streets to turn around. Not bad as 4 are 50 per cut houses and one 80 per cut house.
  3. carcrz

    carcrz LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,085

    I will as of Thursday; just bought a new house in a neighborhood I have a few lawns in.
  4. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 775

    have three accounts were i put 50' travel time on my truck....pull out of garage drop gate in my driveway and go mow neighbor and two houses , two houses up and across the street from me.:cool2:
  5. Prime Cut Lawns LLC

    Prime Cut Lawns LLC LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

    I'm REAL lucky here...I do my HOA plus 19 homes in my neighborhood... a solid day and a half without much moving at all.
  6. KTO Enterprises

    KTO Enterprises LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,286

    You are real lucky.
  7. B&M

    B&M LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 333

    we have 1 a block away
  8. Joker50

    Joker50 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    I mow both of my neighbors on both sides of me. I then ride the "z" four houses down and cut/trim, then walk back down with the blower. What a easy few bucks. The other good thing, I have gotten a few mulch jobs, shrubs, etc... just by having my equipment in front of the house.
  9. Mark in MD

    Mark in MD LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 322

    I have close to one day's worth nearby. The trick is to organize it so you can get them all in one day without any "must cut now" jobs that are further away.
  10. Tim Wright

    Tim Wright LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,034

    I have around 20+ lots in our hood.


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