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Not the stripes we were looking for

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by gravedigger5, Apr 7, 2004.

  1. gravedigger5

    gravedigger5 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 505

    Ever wonder what your customer was thinking. This is why I started a fertilizer program to try and prevent things like this from happening. Was almost to embarrassed to even park my truck by this yard to mow it.:eek:

    stripes 1 ls.jpg
  2. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    OUCH!!! More than likley that was done with a drop spreader. But I do agree, I would be embarassed to stop as well
  3. hole in one lco

    hole in one lco LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,793

    You couldn't pay me enough to cut that yard. If you are there people will think you did it .
  4. gravedigger5

    gravedigger5 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 505

    I am hoping to get them on a program and with a picture like that compared to some of the stuff I do hopefully they will come on board. Have been mowing this yard for two years and leaf removal for three, hate to give up their business. Marc
  5. C & T

    C & T LawnSite Member
    Messages: 145

    While your mowing that yard, write your competitors name and phone number with a black marker on a white t-shirt and wear it while your maintaining the lawn. :laugh:

  6. Hometown

    Hometown LawnSite Member
    Messages: 60

    Park down the block and sneak up on it, or better yet mow it at night.
  7. Fareway Lawncare

    Fareway Lawncare LawnSite Silver Member
    from Canada
    Messages: 2,222

    Here's one of ours...notice how the stripes line up perfectly between the walkway..

    This was done w/ a Walker GHS!

  8. woodycrest

    woodycrest LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 435

    oh, man....thats looks terrible...

    how does one go about fixing the 'stripes'?
  9. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,526

    I think I would donate 1 bag or try to talk them into it, see if I couldnt even it out or something

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