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Take the scrub test

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawrence stone, Jun 23, 2000.

  1. accuratelawn

    accuratelawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 920

    Wonder if Retro saw this?<p>Scrub- Uses their string trimmer to trim shrubs.
     
  2. Charles

    Charles Moderator, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 11,810

    We got a scrub advertising yards &quot;20$ and up&quot;. He has been in business about 4 years now.
     
  3. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 4,830

    We had a customer that sold his house to some cheap skates that found some scrubs to mow their lawn this season. They haven't sharpened their blades yet this season. The ends of the blades of grass are so split and brown, that the lawn looks dead and it's not from lack of rain. We do the lawn next to it and you can see the exact lot line, plush green to dead brown. I can't believe these guys stay in business. This is one good example of my saying after my signiture. :)<p>----------<br>&lt;a href=&quot;http://pages.prodigy.net/eric.erickson/&quot;&gt;Eric@ELM&lt;/a&gt;<br>The Grass is always Greener on the other side of my competitors fence
     
  4. LoneStarLawn

    LoneStarLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,415

    Why not educate rather than humiliate. I really don't see the point on wasting time telling some people how bad there small business is (except for the humor side of it) but some may not find humor at all in it. This site has helped many people understand the green industry which in turn helps us all. I just feel that some posts here have been more to humilate or brag rather than educate. I like to help as much as I can on here and out on the field with competitors..it has helped our market from low-ballers.....just my opinion.<br><p><font size="1">Edited by: LoneStarLawn
     
  5. Charles

    Charles Moderator, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 11,810

    Lonestar you got it all wrong. I dont think there is a scrub who is a member of this forum. Scrubs cant operate a computer. So as long as nobody talking to you poleees quit cryin
     
  6. bdemir

    bdemir LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 610

    Guido,<p>I dont bend 60 blades a season and i dont hea t them up that was just a question. I dont appreciate you laughing at my question no matter how stupid its just a question. If i knew you it would be ok but i dont know you so i take it personally. Sorry.<p>bdemir
     
  7. Dale

    Dale LawnSite Member
    Messages: 36

    Certainely should be something there about not paying taxes ( income, personal, business). Hiring labor under the table.
     
  8. LoneStarLawn

    LoneStarLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,415

    Charles I think you just proved my point.....
     
  9. TGCummings

    TGCummings LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 773

    Well, I'll tell ya, it'd be real easy for me to take offense to some of the comments but I just take 'em with a grain of salt. I'll learn from some of the things I read, laugh with some, laugh *at* some, and carry on. <p>And I'll still cut some lawns for less than $25/cut. Haven't heard a reasonable argument not to, yet, particularly if the darn thing takes me ten minutes to stop, unload, cut and load. Customer is happy. Tommy is happy. Bills are paid. What's the big deal? ;)<p>-TGC
     
  10. Charles

    Charles Moderator, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 11,810

    ok, I take it back. Maybe there are scrubs that can operate a computer
     

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