World's Greatest Lowballer!!!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by MOturkey, Aug 10, 2007.

  1. MOturkey

    MOturkey LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,781

    I saw an ad placed on the cork board at one of the stops on my milk route yesterday, and just had to pass this one along. Obviously, it is a kid.

    "Will mow yards in town twice a week. $5 for small yards, $10 for large yards. First week free."

    And you guys thought you had some stiff competition. :laugh:
  2. lawnboy858

    lawnboy858 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 344

    I think he is doing it for fun, because that pretty much just covers the cost of fuel and maybe a dollar to put in his piggy bank. Lets see for 5 dollars you can get roughly 1.4 gallons of gas.
    Talk about screwing yourself and other LCO's over....
  3. Big Bad Bob

    Big Bad Bob LawnSite Bronze Member
    from zone 5
    Messages: 1,074

    Mommy and Daddy are probably paying for the gas.
  4. LushGreenLawn

    LushGreenLawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,120

    There is a sign in a yard near y house that says "Will Mow Grass for TIPS"

    If I didn't think it was some kid out mowing instead of inside playing playstation I would rip it out of the ground.
  5. traman

    traman LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 712

    i lost three this last month to the neighbor,he is cutting them for beer money.i **** you not.these are 350k homes.been cutting them all for the last three years and poof there gone.
  6. Sammy

    Sammy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,734

    Well, dos'nt he have to do something to make money until he is old enough to get his own milk route ?

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