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Snowblower skid Steer/ First Run at it

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by 757Snowman, Nov 14, 2015.

  1. 757Snowman

    757Snowman Junior Member
    Messages: 27

    Alright so I'm a newbie at the game. In High School actually. Live in Good ole Norfolk. Home of the Navy's fleet. Doing this mostly to make good cash so I can be my ambitious self and invest in the stock market. I'm thinking about renting a skid steer from a CAT dealer and finding a decently priced snowblower. Thinking about getting a Spartan Equipment or a Erskine snowblower.

    Which one is cheaper and better? I'm getting a crew of friends together and subcontracting for a family friend.
    Does 75% me and my friends and 25% the Contractor sound appropriate?
    How much salt should I lay and where to get it? what brand salt spreader should I get?
    Can everything be paid off in one winter and still come out with a profit considering it snows 3-4 times and I hustle my ass doing 30+ contracts?
    How much should I aim to charge local businesses (restaurants, dentist offices, gas stations etc) since it doesn't snow that much compared to where y'all seem to be?

    Can I please get as much advice as possible? Please no BS joking. Im talking serious stuff here.
  2. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 9,883

    No need to ask the same q all over the board.....