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    Re: Drought affecting business?!

    Looks like that is set to change with storms as of now
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    Re: Things that make HAPPY ''''''

    Thatís good karma back at you :russ:

    Itís funny the people Iíve met at the tip always have a good yarn and some are now good friends
  3. Re: What hourly Rate are contractors getting on the Sunshine Coast Queensland.

    Sell yourself
    Think why you do the job better and sell it
    Eg always on time, reliable, clean and tidy appearance, do other services not just mowing ect ect then let people know who you are and...
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    Which top handle Chainsaw ?

    Hi Guys
    Looking for a top handled chainsaw but not looking to spend $1,000 more like up to or around $500
    Have done some research on brands like Husky, Tanaka, Makita, Echo, Baumr-ag, Ozito ect. ...
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    Re: Psychotic customers

    If your not in great need of those clients I’d drop them and seek more elsewere. But if you are in need of the work maybe only service the property’s when there are other people about not after...
  6. Thread: Merry Christmas

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    Re: Merry Christmas

    Happy Christmas and Merry new year :noel to all
    May Santa bring you Green grass and beer
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    Re: Honda HRU 196 not catching properly

    Is there a gap between the mower and catcher at the bottom?
    Maybe the catcher a little bent or not sitting on properly
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    Re: Which stihl hedge trimmer

    I’ve got a Aeg and yes it’s from Bunnings but it has 6yrs Commercial warrenty
    I’d give it a 7 out of 10. Pro’s It gives a really nice cut, quiet and heavy duty well built owned it 2yrs no faults....
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    Re: Becoming an NDIS provider

    Exactly ain’t worth the risk it’s fraud big penalties
    Better off finding work elsewhere
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    Re: Becoming an NDIS provider

    Thanks Chris & Ian
    It is then what I read it to be..:read_this
    Next...
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    Becoming an NDIS provider

    Hey all
    Thinking of becoming an NDIS provider.
    Anyone been down this track?
    Is it worth jumping through all the hoops and paper work ?
    Is there set pricing?
    Thanks Greg.
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    Re: Honda with possible sticky valve please help

    Thanks for the reply Troppo
    I decided to go have another look
    Turns out the rocker arm had a crack in it so got out the mig and welded the crack
    Checked the valve for movement all good
    Put it...
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    Honda with possible sticky valve please help

    Hi All
    Having issues with my Honda hrx217
    It would not start so I checked the valve clearances
    The exhaust valve clearance was way out large gap so udjusted it to 0.008 in
    Then after Mowing...
  14. Thread: hows the weather

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    Sticky: Re: hows the weather

    Cheers mate
    All good the rains will come some day
    Your right about it hurting emotionally too
    Hard to get going knowing your just going to get knocked back on most jobs for the day ..
    Motto...
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    Sticky: Re: hows the weather

    Come to Ballina Steve
    Been in the business going on 20 yrs less than 25mm in the last 3 months warm weather to boot 38c yesterday no rain on the horizon
    I'm just about to redraw on the mortgage ...
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    Re: New Masport sp with Kawasaki engine

    Any one else having issues with the new masport contractor mower??
    Mine is in the dealer being repaired 3rd time and it's only done around 75hrs work
    It's had a new gearbox, the welds on the front...
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    Re: Rover Pro Cut 560 Mulch 'N Catch self propelled

    I'd use compressed air to blow the dust out then a light use of silicone lube ..too much oil or lube will attract dirt and you will need to clean it more often
    Water use would get into the bearings...
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    Re: What else to buy besides Rover

    And blades are $5.50 each so that's $22 a set
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    Re: What else to buy besides Rover

    Yes the new masports are out I've got one with kawa donk
    Heavy make sure your happy with the weight before handing over the dough
    Solid machine though I have had it back for a new gear box under...
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    Re: Cost of a basic service?

    Cheers guys looks like I'll have to suck it up
    Or price rise time as the cost of living (with a Jeep) has just gone up !
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    Cost of a basic service?

    Hi all
    Just had my jeep serviced never had a service before always done services myself ( never had a Vehicle with usable warranty lol)
    But bought a near new v6 3.6lt Jeep Grand Cherokee ( not a...
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    Re: New Masport sp with Kawasaki engine

    Well after approx 20-30 hrs use mine is at the dealers with a possible broken gear box
    Not happy Jan!
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    Re: Greenfield Fastcut ZTR

    Cox has a ztr also just in case you need a comparison
    Guessing they might be similar build quality
    http://www.coxmowers.com.au/range/cruiser-zero-turn-range/
  24. Re: Broken windows... How to deal with slippery customers...?

    I had a similar instance where a neighbour claimed I broke their window
    Didn't tell the property owner till 3 weeks later, there was also a 5 ft fence between property's making it that the...
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    Re: New Masport sp with Kawasaki engine

    Picked mine up yesterday
    Used it all day today..initial worry was the weight but was getting used to it by the days end certainly a bicep builder ..it rolls really well no friction at all and the...
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