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Old 01-30-2014, 10:13 AM
sjessen sjessen is online now
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Originally Posted by Exmarkboy13 View Post

I tried to run some quick numbers but don't have exact figures. My numbers came out to around $5.50 per hour for a 48" wb that cost around 6300. Was estimating 300-350 hours per year for 6 years (figuring I would run 2 wbs). Figured fuel at .5gal per hour.

I'm not sure exactly how accurate that is. Hours may be different. I estimated insurance. Many other factors not listed.
Just a guess here but $7 per hour is probably closer to what it is actually costing you/us based on your numbers. Fuel usage on 17hp kawi runs 1 gallon per hour - or at least mine does.
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