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I got busy yesterday and didnt fuel up last night. Today my truck beeped low fuel, so I went to go fuel up at a station I normally dont use across from the JD dealership.
Diesel was at 2.46 and there was an EC officer inspecting the diesel pump so I drove off, picked my usual station in Fergus, it was $2.20

I also hate this new format, I dont know what is going on with it but I gave to type everything multiple times and everything jumbles itself around WTF, I dont know why it underlined that then stopped.

Filled the scag, $50 from empty... Cut a few lawns, it is fast and cuts beautifully. Very happy so far
 

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everyone I know that has a tank at the shop says they are paying the same as the pumps
but it saves time and when you have multiple guys in the truck thats important.

Ill let you guys know how much the diesel is in the domincan next week

Have a few El Presidente's for me

I cant respond to anything on here on my phone, same issue as Markus. Desk top no problems.
 

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Weird that a Kannadian company is censoring Kannadians worse than Murcans.

But hey, this format has been in use since 2019 across their other forums without any problems...
 

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Ok real talk, if these fuel prices persist into this winter, my math works out to knowing my tractor burns 17L/h is basically $50/hr + an operator at $30 minimum + $5/h for maintenance wear and tear and cutting edges that's $85/hr before overhead, depreciation, replacement costs, and profit... The math simply doesn't work out and 10% is far from cutting it and I know a few guys that did 15% this year and lost everything

We won't even talk about insurance under an hourly basis because under my calculations I just about fell over when I took my premium/all my guys hours from last season combined
 

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Ok real talk, if these fuel prices persist into this winter, my math works out to knowing my tractor burns 17L/h is basically $50/hr + an operator at $30 minimum + $5/h for maintenance wear and tear and cutting edges that's $85/hr before overhead, depreciation, replacement costs, and profit... The math simply doesn't work out and 10% is far from cutting it and I know a few guys that did 15% this year and lost everything

We won't even talk about insurance under an hourly basis because under my calculations I just about fell over when I took my premium/all my guys hours from last season combined
Maybe you can make it up in volume with bigger equipment and better paid employees..
 

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Isn't that what we've all been doing the last 3 years with insurance prices and new equipment costs
Insurance isn't bad around here, yet.

Can't afford trucks to plow anymore so it's on to equipment. I had to convince the CFO that a used loader that cost about the same as a truck but can do 3x the work of a truck made sense. Especially when you can't find 2 more truck operators.

Plow prices suck whether they are for trucks or equipment. But when a PlowMaxx/SnowWing type plow increases productivity by 25-50%, they start making sense. My money pit Kubota/HLA combo is sold.
 

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Isn't that what we've all been doing the last 3 years with insurance prices and new equipment costs
Not me, im still using a truck. Its a nicer truck than when I was younger but it cost twice as much, having a piece of equipment and finding the work for it is great, then figure you need to have a backup and a plan C and your numbers balloon further.
 

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Another 544 coming into the lineup ?
Already purchased aboot a month or so ago. '97 with 13,300 hours out of a municipality. Turd valve, year old tyres (unfortunately), tight transmission and pins.
 

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If you want to see why our country is in the unaffordable position we’re in, watch the follow up on W5 regarding the money laundering that went on in British Columbia, in our own government casinos, with our governments blessing.
And where did they stash it, in Canadian housing.
It’s beyond belief.
 

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Sh1ts going sideways in this country faster than ever.
Media is not reporting on what exactly is going on in this country as well.
My dad and I were talking about this a while back. When he was young they left holland to get away from a country and most of Europe that was heading down hill. They at least had a place to go new country fresh opportunities. Unless we go to the moon we don't have an opportunity to get away from a country that is slowing but surly declining.
Time to start fighting back and getting involved with organizations that are fighting for our freedoms.
 

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Getting ready to mow.. last fall with my injury I didn't put the 72" mower away like I always do, I didnt even wash it just disconnected the ground.
I made a deal with my wife that if it turnsover and starts on without having to play with it that I would run it another season. If is doesnt Im buying something new.
Wouldnt you know it started....
Got the pressure washer on it this weekend, changed all the fluids and filters, noticed some slop in the front axle, added some washers to the pivot pin and fixed that, and there was alot of movement in the motor which turned out to be a broken motor mount bolt, easy enough to fix and runs like new.

All excited to start striping lawns..

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