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new lawn spray biz

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by lionlts, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. lionlts

    lionlts LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    hoping to learn. going to be buying truck, sprayer(s), spreader, backpacks. If anyone has recommendations/advice, the help will be much appreciated.
  2. DB1209

    DB1209 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    Right there with you. on the search for a Truck and equipment now. Good Luck to you. How do you plan to start as far as rig wise?
  3. ngibson6

    ngibson6 LawnSite Member
    from West TN
    Messages: 17

    This may be a dumb question but are you licensed? Just curious. I knew a guy who went out and bought all the equipment and then realized he had to be licensed.
  4. lionlts

    lionlts LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    I was thinking of getting a former truegreen truck. It would make for a better mobile advertisement and I think it would demand more respect from customers than a pickup that was turned into a spray rig. Although now im considering a chevy or gmc 2500. or perhaps a f-250(long-bed of course). If i go that route i figure a 300 gallon split tank(200/100) will serve me well the first year or two.
    What's your plan?
  5. lionlts

    lionlts LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    Actually in Tennessee the proper question would be have I been approved for a charter. You can have a license and still not be able to run your own business. I appreciate the TDOA and all they do so yes, I am legal.

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