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Old 04-06-2006, 10:43 PM
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11 Acre Bid

I was wondering if you guys could give me an approximate estimate for this area. It's 11 acres with large rolling hills, 4 hours mowing, 1 1/2 hours of trimming. If you need more info let me know. Any help will be appreciated.
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Old 04-06-2006, 10:49 PM
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I'm not cutting on you but, Your profile states that you already have 5 years experience as an LCO, so surely you don't "really" need help estimating now with those 5 years under your belt do you?
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Old 04-06-2006, 10:55 PM
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Ok so it will take you 5.5 hrs to mow/trim. Here you go 5.5hrs. multiplied by your hourly rate.
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My price with out seeing it would be $385-400. I just did a bid like that for 15 acres and got the bid at $550.00 a cut. Good luck!
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Old 04-06-2006, 11:25 PM
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Ok so it will take you 5.5 hrs to mow/trim. Here you go 5.5hrs. multiplied by your hourly rate.
Sounds about right to me!!!
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Old 04-07-2006, 11:21 AM
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wow I have a contract for 9.4 acres it's pretty much wide open areas, trimming, cutting and last year I got $550.00 per cut. I might sound kind of high but my work talks for itself, I would bid between $605 - $715. Oh and the longest it ever took to cut was 6hrs., because we were short staffed that time.
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Old 04-07-2006, 11:47 AM
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What equipment do you mow with?

I just lost a lawn similar to that one. The people moved away.
It was 10 acres with no trimming. I really liked doing it.


I'd have to seperate my mowing time costs from my trimming time expenses. There's no way the trimmers cost like the big mowers.


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Old 04-07-2006, 02:29 PM
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it would be awesome to have a lawn of that size, it would be neat to see that much area before and after every cut. and the money would be great for one stop.

If i had that much too i doubt i would do it on my one mower alone, I would have 2 60/61"+ decks doing simutaneously most of the cut to get it done quicker. Im looking at picking up a garden tractor with a bucket for some minor loader work and it comes with a 60" deck, so with that and my Ferris 61" im sure it woudnt take forever.
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I help a guy mow a cemetary and we get about $600 out of each cut...
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Old 04-07-2006, 09:14 PM
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What equipment do you mow with?

I just lost a lawn similar to that one. The people moved away.
It was 10 acres with no trimming. I really liked doing it.


I'd have to seperate my mowing time costs from my trimming time expenses. There's no way the trimmers cost like the big mowers.


Dave
yeah I charge more for trimming
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