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TheTurfTender
04-14-2008, 11:52 PM
Anyone have ideas on how long the process takes.....Figure I rent an actual power rake, and I want to do an acre with clean-up. How long should that take figureing no trees, other structure, etc.

I have no idea, but would guess around 3-4 hours....

bill8379
04-15-2008, 12:01 AM
It would take me all day.

TheTurfTender
04-15-2008, 12:03 AM
Actually that makes sense. I was thinking the half acre would take 3-4 hours...

flykelley
04-15-2008, 02:19 PM
I just did a 1/2 acre lot, the back is all hill. Took myself and one other guy just under 4 hours to power rack, hand rack, load trailer, dump trailer and get back to the shop. Been awhile since I did one but I was happy with the time frame. I have a huge S/C on Thursday and it looks like its going to be a long day.

Good Luck Mike

CLARK LAWN
04-15-2008, 08:22 PM
i base my estimates on 1500 sqf per hour to thatch and rake.