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Old 01-24-2013, 10:53 PM
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I tried figuring out prices last year just going by square footage... Going that route, my price eventually came out to $300 per acre. There's no way that'd ever fly for a basic mow, blow, and go type of service. Would be nice though. Lol
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Old 01-24-2013, 10:57 PM
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An acre should at least be around 75.00.
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Old 01-25-2013, 12:45 AM
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Most guys around here get around 60 an acre after that it's up to you to get your time down to where your profitable. I feel comfortable at 60 an acre as in it takes right at an hour to do it.
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Old 01-25-2013, 07:58 AM
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Are you all talking about mow trim and blow an acre an hour or just mowing an acre an hour. I can easily mow 2 acres an hour.
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Old 01-25-2013, 08:31 AM
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Are you all talking about mow trim and blow an acre an hour or just mowing an acre an hour. I can easily mow 2 acres an hour.
Mow trim blow a hilly acre solo with a 48" walkbehind
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Old 01-27-2013, 02:26 PM
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Are you all talking about mow trim and blow an acre an hour or just mowing an acre an hour. I can easily mow 2 acres an hour.
With one machine? You must really be moving and not have much in the way.
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Old 01-27-2013, 03:28 PM
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I have never measured the sq ft of a yard, EVER. I know my cost's per hour. And I can look at a yard and tell how long it will take me. I would never advertise prices like this. There a just too many things to consider. Toys all over the yard, Dog sh!t everwhere, hilly yard, etc,etc,etc.
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:00 PM
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Well thats average time. 30 minutes an acre easy!
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Old 01-28-2013, 03:18 PM
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Average time depends...on operator....on equipment and on property. I echo everyone else. You shoukd be shooting for hourly.....personally i look at $75 an hour....a half acre subdivison.lot can take just about as long as a full country acre. Over time you will learn to eyeball the property and guesstimate it. Only time can tell if you shot yourself in the foot or not.
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Old 01-28-2013, 04:41 PM
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Average time depends...on operator....on equipment and on property. I echo everyone else. You shoukd be shooting for hourly.....personally i look at $75 an hour....a half acre subdivison.lot can take just about as long as a full country acre. Over time you will learn to eyeball the property and guesstimate it. Only time can tell if you shot yourself in the foot or not.
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Truth... and shooting oneself in the foot will happen from time to time, but it's all part of the learning process.
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