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Old 12-02-2010, 10:52 PM
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And they wanted these 3 acres cut because..... will you be returning to maintain it?
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Old 12-02-2010, 10:59 PM
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because it was neglected between transfer of ownership.. it was a one time job
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Old 12-02-2010, 11:13 PM
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no but i would assume with the 2 buntons tailing each other we could get 2 passes done in a 1 1/2??? so the whole job would take a little over 3 hrs with 2 mowers so 6+ hrs all together. but i can't really give you a acurate estimate from the pictures alone i just typed in the sqr yardage into excel and it tells me what to charge.

as for hitting something thats always a possibility no matter how long the grass is. but the first couple of passes your not striping so you can look at what your running over.
So does your spreadsheet factor in the length of grass and spit out the price? And how does it spit out a price without having some sort of time factored in?
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Old 12-02-2010, 11:30 PM
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your under estimating your exmark. a belt would be your only minor concern, $50.
im not under estimating anything,i dont like to abuse the crap out of my equipment to make a few bucks. and the deck belt that runs the blades is close to a hundred dollar belt not $50 i just bought one last week.

and no a belt woulden't be my only concern, stumps, rocks,random crap in the tall grass would be my concern.
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Old 12-02-2010, 11:49 PM
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im not under estimating anything,i dont like to abuse the crap out of my equipment to make a few bucks. and the deck belt that runs the blades is close to a hundred dollar belt not $50 i just bought one last week.

and no a belt woulden't be my only concern, stumps, rocks,random crap in the tall grass would be my concern.
wow a belt for my 60" buntons runs $50 spindles i beleive are 120 (havn't bought one for awhile).

anyways im not telling you your wrong buts those should be concerns at every yard.
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So does your spreadsheet factor in the length of grass and spit out the price? And how does it spit out a price without having some sort of time factored in?
no i just put in the square yardage read my earlier post.
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Old 12-03-2010, 12:01 AM
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I read your earlier post... earlier!

So, your spreadsheet gives you a $600 price to cut 3 acres.. regardless of length of grass? Sorry.. but that makes no sense me...
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Old 12-03-2010, 12:06 AM
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ahhh... your spreadsheet spit out $150 for 3 acres... multiplied by 4!
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I read your earlier post... earlier!

So, your spreadsheet gives you a $600 price to cut 3 acres.. regardless of length of grass? Sorry.. but that makes no sense me...
did you read the part were it says 3 acres 4 times. thats 60k squar yards roughly thats what i put in. i dont think you read far enough back
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