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Old 03-01-2010, 09:03 PM
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sounds like you need to start at 0600 til nite fall & find one guy just to weedeat all day & give him $150 +/-. The weedeat man want be worth nothing at the end of the day, but if you do have to come back the next day, it could be only you just finishing up cutting.
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Old 03-01-2010, 09:16 PM
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here is a manufactures formula for how much you can cut in an hour. (width of cut x your speed)/120 = acres per hour
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Old 03-03-2010, 01:37 AM
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15 acres with a walker?? no thanks
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Old 03-03-2010, 02:48 AM
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here is a manufactures formula for how much you can cut in an hour. (width of cut x your speed)/120 = acres per hour
whats the 120 for?
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Old 03-03-2010, 05:04 AM
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15 acres with a walker?? no thanks
man i have to agree, even with the speed up kit thats going to take a while, good luck with that man
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Old 03-03-2010, 11:07 AM
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whats the 120 for?
I think its for 120 seconds per minute after you do all the actual math conversion units.... but I'm probably wrong. I used to be good at math, but Im just getting older & dumber it seems.

I got the formula from a husqvarna book that said productivity was that formula (times 80% efficiency). So if I have a 61" cut width & a top speed of 10 mph the answer would be like this. (61x10)/120 = 5.1 acres per hr. But then you would need to multiply that times 80% to get a base average per hour (4.1 acres for that example). Meaning, who will cut there maximum width & speed all day long cause there will be some overlapping of the next pass.
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If the property was flat with minimal obstructions, just mowing it should take you 8-9 hours nonstop mowing.
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