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Old 11-10-2009, 07:07 PM
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what would you charge??

i have a 13 hp bill goat leaf vacuum

i buddy of my want to rent it form me

what should i charge him for using my machine?
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Old 11-10-2009, 07:24 PM
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If it was my friend, I'd tell him to get his own blower or hire me to do the work.
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Old 11-10-2009, 07:25 PM
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If I were set up for equipment rentals, I would charge him the same amount as I would any other customer.
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Old 11-10-2009, 07:28 PM
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Correction its a landscaper doing his clean ups
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Old 11-10-2009, 07:30 PM
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Correction its a landscaper doing his clean ups
Offer him the number to a local rental center?
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Old 11-11-2009, 01:56 AM
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You are asking for problems if you rent or loan your equipment out. I been down that road and it usually is a dead end. My policy is this: If my equipment is running, I am running it (or someone that works for me). This applies to everyone including friends and family members.

If it is a true friend and you feel you owe him then do it for him and charge him nothing if you are so inclined.

As ALC-GregH said, if your friend needs your loader then he needs to hire you.
If he needs a loader, then he can rent or purchase one. Save yourself from the headache.

Dan
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Old 11-11-2009, 11:33 PM
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i would charge him and do the work myself
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Old 11-12-2009, 12:35 AM
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I don't rent or loan any of my tools out to anybody period.
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Old 11-12-2009, 12:55 AM
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www.sunbeltrentals.com

They have rates on their rentals I guess you could go by that.
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Old 11-12-2009, 08:31 AM
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i have a few friends who dont have vacs, i charge them $100 a load to suck up leaves just like customers, i tell them if they want to do their customers leaves, add $100 to their price for me to come and suck them up.
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