Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by greenmonster304, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    but think of the entertainment value you gained :p
  2. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
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    Ditto Dad, although most of the equipment in todays world is a heap of shiit and 10 years is a bet your going to lose more times than not.
  3. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
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    I can't imagine a general allowing himself to get $100,000 down on a residential job.
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  4. greenmonster304

    greenmonster304 LawnSite Gold Member
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    Not unheard of on a 10 million dollar project.
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  5. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
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    The total value of the contract is irrellevant.
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  6. SoCalLandscapeMgmt

    SoCalLandscapeMgmt LawnSite Silver Member
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    I had a couple of projects where the landscape, irrigation and low voltage lighting alone was $1mil. We were billing out progress payments in increments of $75K to $100K, sometimes larger. On the larger projects that's just how the money flows.
  7. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
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    GM's post sovnds like the time frame is long though.
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