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Old 04-15-2010, 04:46 PM
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how much to mow 1 acre lawn...flat

hi...how much is a good rate for mowing a 1 acre lawn using a 48 inch walk behind....the lawn is pretty much flat
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Old 04-15-2010, 04:48 PM
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trimming also? How many obstacles?
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Old 04-15-2010, 04:54 PM
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trimming also? How many obstacles?
pretty much flat just a trampolin and 3 trees....just trimming around trampolin and around the 3 trees...trimming should only take me maybe 2 to 4 minutes
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Old 04-15-2010, 05:14 PM
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I hope you have a sulky to go along with that wb. Sounds like an easy mow though. $60 -$70 or so....
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Old 04-15-2010, 05:25 PM
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I hope you have a sulky to go along with that wb. Sounds like an easy mow though. $60 -$70 or so....
no sulky but maybe soon.....yeah i told them $60....
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Old 04-15-2010, 07:16 PM
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65$ per acre, wow 1 hour 1/4 to mow an acre? How? Oh no sulky, GET A SULKY You will be glad you did!!! Just some advice. Oh and get he 2 wheeled kind cuz the uni-wheel obvisoly leaves another line.
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Old 04-15-2010, 07:18 PM
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I would've quoted them 75. Is there not a house on the lot with a drive way and landscaping to trim around?
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Old 04-15-2010, 07:44 PM
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I would've quoted them 75. Is there not a house on the lot with a drive way and landscaping to trim around?
no house...the house is next to the lot divided with small pine trees and they mow that area them self is very small but mith lots of details and she said she likes doing that area....all she want is the 1 acre area done
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Old 04-15-2010, 07:52 PM
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65$ per acre, wow 1 hour 1/4 to mow an acre? How? Oh no sulky, GET A SULKY You will be glad you did!!! Just some advice. Oh and get he 2 wheeled kind cuz the uni-wheel obvisoly leaves another line.
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is 1 hour 15 minutes good or bad?..yeah i was thinking on getting a sulky but isnt bad for the pulleys and tranny?...i want one but doesnt it add more wear and tear?.....but if i get one i deff. get the 2 wheel unit...thanks for the advive...
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Old 04-15-2010, 08:10 PM
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dont buy a stupid sulky (I hate the wheel marks) buy a proslide!
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