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Old 07-17-2012, 04:02 PM
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I just had my local schools call looking for a price per mow. Its about 13 acres of flat activity feilds and 2 acres of small islands and around buildings.
I hate to ask but what is a rough price per cut I should charge with or with out trimming? I just want to be in the ballpark, I havent had to bid on 15 acres at a time.
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Old 07-17-2012, 04:04 PM
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What's your price for one acre?
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Old 07-17-2012, 04:35 PM
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I just had my local schools call looking for a price per mow. Its about 13 acres of flat activity feilds and 2 acres of small islands and around buildings.
I hate to ask but what is a rough price per cut I should charge with or with out trimming? I just want to be in the ballpark, I havent had to bid on 15 acres at a time.
Thanks so much!

about $15 per acre.
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Old 07-17-2012, 04:37 PM
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15 seems real low
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Old 07-17-2012, 05:08 PM
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Just go mow it for free once then you will know what to bid. LOL
There are a lot of threads on this forum about how to calculate your operating cost and productivity with your equipment. Do some more reading. There is no way anyone can tell you what to bid.
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Old 07-17-2012, 06:05 PM
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about $15 per acre.
If you charge $15 an acre, you may be in over your head. Do you even know what 1 acre is? I won't fire up my mower for less than $20 & that is a postage stamp sized city lot. At that price per acre, you can't tell me you have insurance.
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Old 07-17-2012, 06:16 PM
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If you charge $15 an acre, you may be in over your head. Do you even know what 1 acre is? I won't fire up my mower for less than $20 & that is a postage stamp sized city lot. At that price per acre, you can't tell me you have insurance.
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I could bring 3 crew's out for $12.50 an acre. With insurance and some of the worker's even pay taxes!
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Old 07-17-2012, 06:31 PM
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""some of the worker's even pay taxes! ""

What kind of deal are you running here.
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Old 07-17-2012, 06:34 PM
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about $15 per acre.
You must be in a really populated area. I can barely get $10 per acre over here.
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Old 07-17-2012, 06:44 PM
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lets stay on track! thanks for the input. $15 is out of the question Im leaning to 35-60 per acre
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