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    Need help from a fellow contractor

    Hey folks, my dad had a heart attack a few weeks back, he is ok but he cant do his own lawns anymore, I live in syd so the commute would be a nightmare, he is in clifton springs/drysdale just outside...
  2. Re: How much does everyone charge for weed spraying in gardens and spraying of lawns

    Hi fellow lawnies, I just got a call from a semi regular customer, they usually do the mowing and then call me to do the edges around the house and driveways, its a very large house so it takes me...
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    Re: Trying to work out this quote

    It was only the edges around the house and driveway, took me just over 30 mins so I reckon that was fair
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    Re: Trying to work out this quote

    Thanks all for the valuable advice, after doing the edges it only took a bit over 30mins (hoping I didnt miss anything), told them I would give the mower a go for 60 and then work something out from...
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    Trying to work out this quote

    Hi folks, anyway I am steadily building business but got a hard one so hope someone can help me.
    Got a call to quote just slashing around the house and paths, its a full 1 acre block with a large...
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    Re: Greetings from Sydney

    Its been fairly hot so make sure you have some water, I got pretty bad cramps after a couple of back to back jobs in the heat, a good mate told me to take magnesium tablets, and add half strength...
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    Re: thing that make me laugh

    My daughter looks after my grandson on mondays, when someone asked if she was his mum he piped up real quick and said "no this is my tracey"
    she is his aunt btw, had to chuckle when she told me!
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    Re: Hi from Lower Blue Mountains

    Hi BSD, I bought this to get started but thinking I will regret it as having problems with the throttle spring already, although thats the only real problem I guess...
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    Re: Hi from Lower Blue Mountains

    Heres a before and after shot of a job I did last sat morning, charged her $150 (I didnt take pics of the rest of it), its a sort of nature strip area that people walk along and the lady wanted it...
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    Re: Hi from Lower Blue Mountains

    I'm doing ok, getting a few jobs a week through the local papers only, but gumtree seems to be the go, its free and I reckon I got almost as much work through that as the paid adverts
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    Re: Hi from Lower Blue Mountains

    Very wise words from the experienced guys, thanks for the info, did 2 jobs this morning, 1 just the back lawn not all that overgrown 1 hour for $50 no problem, the other was just the front sort of...
  12. Thread: Real Estates

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    Re: Real Estates

    Reading this thread hoping I havent made a mistake, anyway short story long, we just sold our house and while chatting with the agent he mentioned he had a job for me if I wanted, quoted him $150 and...
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    Stevo 69th division here!

    Hi folks, had just turned 16 back in 1979 when I joined the navy and went off to HMAS LEEUWIN for an exciting 11 years!
    Anyone else go through JRTE?
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    Re: Hi from Lower Blue Mountains

    Yes, got to get the posts up, anyway did a quote yesterday up winmalee, fairly avg yard but with some retaining walls and stuff, quoted $80 and got the job, they want me back as a regular so dropped...
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    Hi from Lower Blue Mountains

    Hi folks, finally got onboard, just a little about me.
    Was working in IT for what was a great company then they expanded and things seemed to go downhill, more and more expectations without pay...
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