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My humble beginnings

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by pwarren4, Jun 29, 2004.

  1. McCauley3

    McCauley3 LawnSite Member
    from WF, Tx
    Messages: 32

    Here's a better view of the setup on the trailer. I took out the mesh flooring after it began to sag inbetween the braces, and replaced it with 2X8's. .

    mmc 010.jpg
  2. pwarren4

    pwarren4 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 89

    McCauley3 -
    Very nice!

    Good luck and have fun -

    and remember -

    If you get a job you love, you never have to work a day in your life!
  3. KathysLGC

    KathysLGC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,345

    Very nice set up for just starting out.
    I started with a 5x10 trailer from lowes. Cost me about $800 w/wooden floor. I pulled it with a Yellow Ford Escape. I got laughed at alot but I was in and out faster then most in my area. I started taking others accounts, not by low balling but by quality/speed of work. With my 5x10 trailer and a huge tarp I could fit 1.5 yards of mulch in it and with the trailer being low, unloading wheel barrow full loads was a piece of cake. No bending down to scoop mulch from the ground ect. I just drove on their property and stop by each bed. Filled them and kept going. Later mowed the lawn and all SUV/Trailer tracks where gone.

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