I wanted to share a neat story about my now 13 year old son, Kameron. Last summer he wanted a project mower, he wanted to rebuild a lawnmower engine so we found one with a broken piston.
With the assistance of a family friend and Kameron, they honed, rebuilt and replaced gaskets. He sold that mower for a $500 profit. Then purchased his second mower and did some minor adjustments and sold it for a $1100 profit.
All of this was for his next purchase, his 1953 Allis Chalmers CA, his pride and joy. He has done a lot to it with some help of new friends far and wide. He re-wired the tractor and put in a new fuel line and fuel filter. With much generosity of Titan wheel in Quincy Il they took the rims and hubs and rebuilt and painted. All in line with his next project, he wants to repaint and restore.
This summer he has been given 4 mowers to which he has fixed and flipped to a $1000 profit. He has also started a small popcorn plot and bee/butterfly pollination plot. So with all the COVID-19 issues he has learned so much that text books would have not taught him yet. He loves this new found passion and plans on growing this entrepreneurship.
Michelle Kaspari of Liberty, Illinois
Anton Paul Hajek III says
Cameron will make more money than if he goes to college. Small engine repair is in demand. You go Cameron!
Michelle Kasparie says
This boys loves working with small engines and is a real entrepreneur. Feel free to follow his story on his Facebook page — Kameron’s Atta-Boy Group
Your son has great work ethic and much ambition! Young people learn by example so a shout out to the parents as well for a great job parenting and guiding!
Michelle Kasparie says
Thank you JoAnn, this kid is truly amazing he loves tractors and mowers and I love that it gets him off the electronics. I am not saying electronics are good but he spends loads of time outside and piddling on this. He has lots of side interests too, like growing popcorn this year and starting a bee and butterfly pollination plot. He has lots of wishes and his dad and I do what we can but he does 90% on his own.
Aaron M Skinner says
Great job Cameron and never stop learning. What ever the mind can conceive it can achieve. (I believe Dale Carnegie said it)