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4 minutes ago, Paddy1000111 said:

It's getting the oak mate! They call me in for milling as opposed to me bringing them wood usually. I have someone who called about milling to book in actually. Hopefully this weather picks up. Water plus sawdust makes a goo that's really going to piss me off 😂

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I've actually landed jobs and been the more expensive quote, I know because some of my customers have said. They pointed out I was polite, read good reviews, made more of an effort having a conversation and giving out some handy tips about other plants in the garden. Simple stuff like this goes a long way. And yes, I do write my quote on one of my cards. I don't think that is unprofessional because they can always ask if they want a written quote. I think it only looks unprofessional when you turn up in a clapped out vehicle, scruffy clothes, rude and then hand them a quote on a crappy looking business card. All those things together are big red flags.

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So many people out there starting out and charging low prices to get work......bloody pointless. They soon realise that the big Oak tree they priced for peanuts and insta cockswinging pictures is full of nails and has ruined their nice new 880 chain, or that their chipper needs fixing or their truck broke down or their chipper needs fixing again but bought it because it was cheap....be a realist and price realistically!! If people want to price a job cheap then let them crack on. They won't be round long.

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I started pricing low, most do.
I’m still around.

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2 hours ago, Mick Dempsey said:

I started pricing low, most do.

I’m still around.

Fact of life for a new up and coming guy with a young family mick. Think we have the T-shirts but stubbs has more than us 

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