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My modest begining equipment??

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Green-Cuts, Mar 23, 2006.

  1. Green-Cuts

    Green-Cuts LawnSite Member
    Messages: 154

    Hey I finaly Got my equipment list gathered up and was wondering what you guy's thought. Be nice and tell me what I would need to upgrade first?

    2005 Dodge 1500
    NO Trailer:cry: :cry:
    Big M Maruyama M260b Blower-26CC's :laugh:
    Maxim Walk behind Edger 3.5 HP Briggs & Stratin
    MTD Pro 21" WB Mower 6.5 HP Kawasaki
    Yardman by MTD 6.5 HP Honda
    Echo SRM-210 21.2 CC Trimer with Edgit

    Brandon Jolley
  2. mike lane lawn care

    mike lane lawn care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,707

    not a bad startup, untill you get something bigger you really don't need a trailer. I would look at a toro or exmark walk behind, good price and good equipment
  3. skagman2006

    skagman2006 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 12

    the dodge pick-up... just kidding-could'nt resist the opportunity!
  4. AviatorTOm

    AviatorTOm LawnSite Member
    Messages: 17

    On the "walk behind edger" I would recomend going ahead with a stick edger made by stihl or echo as they are much more manueverable and easy to use than a walk behind. I assume that the "Maxim Walk behind Edger 3.5 HP Briggs & Stratin" has like 3 wheels on it...I had one similar and later upgraded to the stick edger and they are MUCH better and not much more expensive for a light commercial.

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