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Old 04-01-2013, 09:22 PM
birddseedd birddseedd is offline
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yea i noticed that watching hte video. most of the trash is actually on the next property (going up the hill). but ill have to go through and pickup what is on this side.
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Old 04-01-2013, 09:23 PM
Jimslawncareservice Jimslawncareservice is online now
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It looks like its maybe 20ft on the left thinning to a few feet on the right. I'd be at 120-150. Hard to tell by looking at it and knowing the garbage rate too. I just signed a smaller version of your bid property and they have so much garbage because of Walmart on the side and across the parking lot there's a buffalo wild wings
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Old 04-01-2013, 09:29 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grandview (2006)
Look bad if you cut it without cleaning it up first
That's what I was going to say.


Who's responsible for the cleanups? Parking lot islands and surrounding areas are always full of trash. You'll spend more time cleaning them up than mowing them by far if you have to do it weekly.
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Old 04-01-2013, 09:33 PM
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150 was what i was thinking.

what would you charge for plowing? its about a 3 hour job.
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Old 04-01-2013, 10:49 PM
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My 5 man crew would have that done in 20 minutes. I'd charge $57.28 per cut and 2.3 cents per piece of trash I had to pick up. I'd plow it for $25hr. I'd probably have 5 trucks with plows going.
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Old 04-01-2013, 10:56 PM
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do you mean 57.28 per crew man?
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Old 04-01-2013, 11:10 PM
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Per cut as stated.
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Old 04-02-2013, 12:55 AM
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1. With the islands that would all be mulched, I wouldn't mow that and fling grass everywhere. If the guy doesn't want grass on the lot and blown real good the best way to do that would be to not get grass on the lot to begin with.

2. That plaza would be mowed at about 7 am eveyday before there is a car in that lot. What a b*tch it would be to mow around those cars in those islands. Not to mention the risk of throwing debris trimming or mowing.

3. What kind of equipment do you have? Z's walkbehinds?

I say I would bid that job at about 80-100 bucks. A lot of BS work. Small areas, lots of trimming and edging. I'd rather mow three open acres than do 10 freaking islands.
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Old 04-02-2013, 01:10 AM
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the islands are annoying. even plowing. they arnt mulched.

i have 1 zero (assuming a new hydro pump will fix it) and 1 48" walk behind. I would actualy be using the walk behind more since i can get it up to the islands.
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Old 04-02-2013, 01:16 AM
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no grass mulched... like not discharged out the shoot. Mulch kit on a mower. It recycles the grass and doesn't shoot it everywhere. If you take a walkbehind up on those islands you'll be spraying grass and debris everywhere. Dinging it off cars and creating a hell of a mess to clean up.... costing time.
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