View Full Version : Bidding on 7 acre mow in Northeastern PA. Use there equipment.

02-28-2004, 04:19 PM
I had seven acres to mow here in NE PA and I used there equipment.
Some of it was very wet, most of it easily drivable with the rider.
Had to go over wet spots 2-3 times to get it where I felt it was acceptable.(about 1 acre parcel) I was offered 150 dollars every time I mowed the 7 acre parcel. Sometimes it took me 2 days, Keep in mind- i was using there equipment. Old rider with a 40 inch deck.There gas.My weed wacker- and cut all the weeds around the entire perimiter also.
Ya have to start somewhere.
So lets say I have my own rider now. Where should I be priceing this?
looking for entry level rider also. Any advice on this would be great thank you. Signed Green with envy.
Thank You Mtngoat

02-28-2004, 05:04 PM
Mtngoat, I think you got ripped off!!! You say it takes you all day so I'm assuming that that's about seven to eight hours a day, so that's only about ten dollers an hour!! Please Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think thats a little low.

02-28-2004, 05:08 PM
Absolutely i,m with you on the Ripp Off! So where should I be with using my own equipment?

02-28-2004, 05:13 PM
I don't quite know what you mean?

02-28-2004, 05:25 PM
300.00- 400.00 useing your equipment.

02-28-2004, 05:31 PM
all your own stuff need to be atleast 65 acre

02-28-2004, 05:32 PM
Thank you! Now we are getting somewhere. Ok so im thinking it should have been around 350-360 trimming included?

02-28-2004, 05:34 PM
Originally posted by DUSTYCEDAR
all your own stuff need to be atleast 65 acre

65 acre 7 acres including all trimming. 455 that sound about correct?

Dusty my e mail is mtngoat167@yahoo.com Maybe you can point me in the correct direction.

02-28-2004, 06:04 PM
That sounds about right!!

02-28-2004, 10:35 PM
Around $320 is where I would price it unless there is an excessive amount of trimming.