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Tampa area anyone

Discussion in 'Network: South' started by kleankutslawn, Mar 3, 2008.

  1. sweetz

    sweetz LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Improving hear....I hear ya there...we've got a 16 month old who needs a dairy free diet (her digestive system can't handle dairy) so money is tight to say the least. But she has been a healthy, beautiful bundle of joy to have!!!
     
  2. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    If it wasn't for family Id still be out with just the wife and maybe a part time helper. You do what you have to for family.
     
  3. sweetz

    sweetz LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I heard that, family it's the most important thing. My last post was suppose to say something about how I hear ya about upgrading equipment. I just bought a new echo 230 trimmer, need to do some repairs on other equipment, buy a new Edger and mower, etc
     
  4. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    Peaceful morning in the shop. All the echo trimmer and edgers need maint. New fuel pipe assy, head greasing, new heads and filters. Helps cut down on down time in the field.
     
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  5. sweetz

    sweetz LawnSite Bronze Member
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    You probably figured it out already but the use of ethanol free gas more than pays for itself in the trimmers and mowers, not the trucks but the equipment.
     
  6. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    Yea, I keep a few barrels at the shop. With Echos its just easier to replace the whole pipe, grommet and filter assembly. The sun still gets to that stuff and does a number.
     
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  7. sweetz

    sweetz LawnSite Bronze Member
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    With the ethanol gas I was having to rebuild the carbs like every 10 months. I've been buying ethanol free gas for a couple years, but it was a pain to get. WAWA just opened a gas station right by my shop and they have gas, diesel and ethanol free gas so now it's a lot easier! Haven't rebuilt my carbs since I switched to ethanol free gas.
     
  8. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    Tried for a later day to get ahead. Nope. Super heat slowed everybody down then the rains came through Northdale along with lightning. Only supposed to get heavier and sooner this week. Wanted to get the guys done with heat early this week.
     
  9. sweetz

    sweetz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,599

    Ya I have to be in my truck with the a/c for at least 5 or 10 minutes after every job. So you know anything about Poulan Pro mowers?
     
  10. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,605

    MTD rebadge with Inteks I believe. Homeowner grade. Is that what your working with?
     

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