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Ohio Lawn thread

Discussion in 'Network: Central' started by Sydenstricker Landscaping, Mar 9, 2007.

  1. thefed

    thefed LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 350

    hope everyone else is as busy as we are! 10 mulch jobs down, about 4-5 to go.... 35 new mowign accounts tamed and under control.... and NIIIIIIIIIICCCCCCE weather! gotta love it

    PLUS, i got my first batch of checks in the mail today...and the invoices were sent out on tuesday...
  2. Sydenstricker Landscaping

    Sydenstricker Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,281

    Whats up fellas??:waving: Been busy as all hell lately since the temps are up and it has rained, the grass is all a$$hole deep!!!!! Been getting a few calls here and there. All in all, its not so bad. I just hate the fact the price of gas is now 3.19 a gallon:cry: Oh well, time for the ye olde gas surcharge here soon. Hey it is my youngest son's first birthday today!! Wow did it ever go fast!!
  3. f250man

    f250man LawnSite Member
    Messages: 22

    Hey Tom shot u a p.m. over at plow site but u must not seen it and came back over here. So how u and the family been. Yea the first year goes buy fast and so do the rest my daughter just turn 7 last month and the oldest will be 14 in June.Saw u today at 91 and vine at 4:45 I was in Renee's car so u wouldn't have seen me. The side rails look good. We will have to get together and have dinner or lunch some time. Steve
  4. Sydenstricker Landscaping

    Sydenstricker Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,281

    Yeah, I was doing my usual surfing on plowsite, just not much going on over there. Me and the family have been doing fine. We went to Squire's castle a few times with the kids so they could play, and other than that , just a little relaxing now. How have you been?? Thanks, I like the side rails. They work good for me. Yes, we will for sure have to get together and have lunch or dinner!!!! I want to see the new Harley!!
  5. f250man

    f250man LawnSite Member
    Messages: 22

    I was out riding today. Me and Renee are going with a bunch of friends to the louie run this sunday at the fair gounds. It is really addicting. I want to ride every day. We took the kids to cast away bay a few weekends back the kids had a blast. I wasn't very impressed Steve
  6. Travis E

    Travis E LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,761

    Have not really been apart of this topic but heck i'm from Ohio so I should be right?! I was down to Columbus yesterday for the FFA Convention and when I saw this I thought I would ask something. Has anyone on here been in the FFA and won the in state with Turf Grass Management SAE or similar to it? I placed fourth in state with my mowing buisiness in agri-entrapeneurship. First year applying for it and I hope to apply for the Turf Grass Management one next year.
  7. biggin69

    biggin69 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 142

    Hey guys! How has everyone been doing? I have posted in a while but figured that I should stop in and say what happened to me today. It was pretty cloudy this morning and the meteoroligist were calling for some rain. I figured that I would do a little truck maintenance. I had the front passenger side jacked up and the wheel removed to replace a broken wheel stud. As I was hitting the stud with a hammer, the truck came off of the jack and the wheel well came down on my knee and I heard a "POP":cry: . It was my ankle. Needless to say, it is broke and I will be unable to mow for quite a while. I am so lucky that I have a great father that just loves to mow. He is going to take care of the business while I am down. Let this be a lesson to all. Do averything and anything you do the safest that you can.
  8. Travis E

    Travis E LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,761

    I'm sorry to hear that...especially now if you are as behind as everyone else seams to be. You can never be too safe these days.
  9. Sydenstricker Landscaping

    Sydenstricker Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,281

    OUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:cry: That is the whole reason why I use jackstands and never, never put any part of my body if possible under the vehicle when it is raised like that. I am very sorry to hear that and you only broke your ankle. It could have been alot worse!!!! Thats cool that your dad is willing to jump in there and run things for you while that heals. How long are you gonna be down for??
  10. cks dad

    cks dad LawnSite Member
    Messages: 119

    Hi guys havent been on for a while been a busy week.Biggin i hope you have a speedy recovery.Well just wanted to check in with everyone.Have to go order some mulch today for a mulch job on monday.Need to order 20 yards not a bad days work for me and a helper well talk to everyone later

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