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by Dwan
Mon Nov 09, 2009 5:01 pm
Forum: Start Here
Topic: Elgin Broom Bear at Auction
Replies: 1
Views: 8909

Re: Elgin Broom Bear at Auction

Please keep us informed of up comming auctions.
by Dwan
Sat Sep 05, 2009 7:25 am
Forum: Nominate New Categories
Topic: Misc sweeper parts and accesories companies
Replies: 2
Views: 11321

Re: Misc sweeper parts and accesories companies

I tried to order from then but freight killed the deal. Still could not afford it if the brooms were free. Freight was the killer.
by Dwan
Thu Aug 13, 2009 9:50 pm
Forum: Elgin (Federal Signal)
Topic: Elgin NP Street Sweeper
Replies: 3
Views: 11479

Re: Elgin NP Street Sweeper

Thanks for clearing that up. I also would like to know what everyone thinks of the newer Pelicans. both the "P" series and the "S" series. If they are anything like the older Pelicans I think they would be a good machine. Service would be an important issue along with reliability.
by Dwan
Thu Aug 13, 2009 1:03 pm
Forum: Elgin (Federal Signal)
Topic: Elgin NP Street Sweeper
Replies: 3
Views: 11479

Re: Elgin NP Street Sweeper

When you say NP sweeper do you meen a Elgin P Model - Hydraulic Pelican?
by Dwan
Sat May 30, 2009 8:52 am
Forum: Elgin (Federal Signal)
Topic: Pelican Broom Speed
Replies: 2
Views: 9896

Re: Pelican Broom Speed

Mann, Looks like you may be the expert on the "P" series so far. I would think it should be someware around the same as the "S" give or take a few RPM. As long as it keeps spinning under a load enough to flick the dirt onto the convaier and do the job. Have you noticed if it is getting warm/hot when...
by Dwan
Thu May 21, 2009 11:51 am
Forum: Sweeper Parts
Topic: Looking for Athey Mobil Sweeper parts
Replies: 5
Views: 16975

Re: Looking for Athey Mobil Sweeper parts

Thank you for your reply, I will add you to my list of suppliers for the Mobil sweepers. It is great to find another co. that supports the Athey/Mobil line as it was a very good sweeper and a shame the line was dropped. There are a lot of units out there they still need parts now and in the future.
by Dwan
Tue Mar 10, 2009 7:43 am
Forum: Bidding the Job
Topic: Fees To Charge for Lots
Replies: 5
Views: 14642

Re: Fees To Charge for Lots

Can you make a profit, pay your self a wage, and cover your overhead for that amount?
Hopfuly you will be on site for less then 1 hour for that price.
by Dwan
Mon Mar 09, 2009 9:00 pm
Forum: Bidding the Job
Topic: Fees To Charge for Lots
Replies: 5
Views: 14642

Re: Fees To Charge for Lots

Depends on how dirty it is, how often you will have to do it? I do a 5 acre lot for $2000 for the first time cleanup each year, 1 visit. Takes around 18 hours to complete. The rest of the year I do the same lot 3 times a week for the same $2000 per month and it takes about 1 hour to do. That does no...
by Dwan
Mon Mar 09, 2009 8:53 pm
Forum: Bidding the Job
Topic: Wal-Mart?
Replies: 8
Views: 21757

Re: Wal-Mart?

I have heard pricing anyware from $25 per visit to $375.00 per visit. a lot depends on the area you live in and your competition. Also on what you offer for your service. (blowing sidewalks, emptying trash, pickup litter on green areas etc.) along with time spent on the job, number of times a week y...
by Dwan
Thu Dec 11, 2008 7:07 pm
Forum: General/Other
Topic: New forum
Replies: 2
Views: 12857

Re: New forum

Joystick works fine after you get use to it, but it does take some getting use to. I am under the understanding Victory is producing one now without the joy stick if you are interested. I think I have only 50 or 60 hours on the machine so far and I still have to think through each step before adjust...
by Dwan
Tue Dec 09, 2008 10:36 pm
Forum: General/Other
Topic: New forum
Replies: 2
Views: 12857

New forum

Ranger spent a few months updating this forum. I like it because it has reduced the spam that has been such a pta for the past year.

Here is a test on posting pictures.
This is my new Victory Markll that I drove from the factory to Alaska this summer.
by Dwan
Sun Nov 23, 2008 9:35 pm
Forum: Parking Area Sweepers
Topic: schwarze parkinglot sweeper for sale must sell
Replies: 5
Views: 14254

My space says your profile is private and will not show your pictures.
by Dwan
Thu Oct 30, 2008 4:13 pm
Forum: Parking Area Sweepers
Topic: prop managment
Replies: 1
Views: 6540

gilly, I have found that National service providers (NSP) like the one that has contacted you have a very strict contract and take a very long time to pay. usually they won't pay till they get paid plus 30 days so you may be out money for work preformed for 90 days or better. Make sure their license...
by Dwan
Tue Aug 05, 2008 7:54 am
Forum: Air Sweepers
Topic: Nighthawk 400 DX vs Schwarze 333 SE
Replies: 5
Views: 22397

A lot would depend on what kind of service you can get. Not having experience with ether I would pick which ever one had the best service in your area.
by Dwan
Thu Jul 31, 2008 8:51 pm
Forum: Customer Retention
Topic: Lights Out?
Replies: 2
Views: 9892

We do about the same but we just list anything we find as a line item on the monthly invoice. I have always thought a fax report once a week or more often if needed would be a great idea. A standard form would be nice. it could also offer additional advertising if you do other work that they may nee...

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