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Old 07-14-2010, 09:33 PM
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Need Help with a bid

Hey everyone im still new to the whole bidding thing so was hoping someone could help me out. The Job is excavating down 3 inches and a 32 foot circle.filling back in with mason sand for pool. all the dirt is staying on site but i have to rent a bobcat i figure about 8.5 yards of sand. I charge 50/ hr most of the time but need the work so was thinking 40/ hr was fair. Just need some input on this anything would be great thanks
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Old 07-16-2010, 08:18 AM
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A pool guy did some excavating for my mother-in-laws pool. He charged approximately $650. He used a lazer (which you should too), and also installed the pool for a different price/invoice. The installation price included the sand.
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Old 07-16-2010, 08:41 AM
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Take the hours you think it will take to finish the job and times by $40 then add the price of the bobcat rental and sand.
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Old 07-16-2010, 11:54 PM
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Thanks thats how i bid it so thanks for your help
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Old 07-19-2010, 08:39 PM
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Take the hours you think it will take to finish the job and times by $40 then add the price of the bobcat rental and sand.
This formula is a good one to follow by, just make sure you allocate enough time, or else you are working in the hole.
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Ok so you said 32' circle, is that diamater, radius or circumfrnce or area(it'd be very small if it was area)
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