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Old 04-10-2013, 08:17 PM
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if you get me lots and lots of pictures, i can come and bush hog it for you, but nothing else. not guaranteeing $5,000 though, id just have to see it. im about 5 hrs away, id make the drive for that and stay the night in a hotel, as it would take like 4 or 5 days. maybe even less if I can get one of my buddies to get his tractor too. PM me if you want me to do it.
Is that really the market down there?

That's terrible pricing IMO. I charge over $100 an acre for first cut.
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Old 04-10-2013, 09:19 PM
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its really not a bush hogging job at all...I would send photos but there's no point. There are enormous trees that need to be taken out (Pepper and wax myrtle and what not)...not stuff you can run over with a bush hog.

Whiffy Spark...everything is much more expensive up where you live.
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Old 04-11-2013, 07:32 AM
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Cost of business is still similar
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Old 04-11-2013, 08:14 AM
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First, I would call a logging company and have them see if there is any usable trees that they want to cut and remove. They of course will pay you a percentage.

After that, rent a bulldozer and go to town pushing up trees and brush. Wait about a year and then burn the piles. What's left, bury it with the bulldozer.

Personally though, you need to call in someone local and get an assessment of the environmental impact of what you are doing, and if what you want to do is actually feasible in general and by law.


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Old 04-11-2013, 04:26 PM
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True. Cost of housing not so much .
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Old 04-11-2013, 04:27 PM
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First, I would call a logging company and have them see if there is any usable trees that they want to cut and remove. They of course will pay you a percentage.

After that, rent a bulldozer and go to town pushing up trees and brush. Wait about a year and then burn the piles. What's left, bury it with the bulldozer.

Personally though, you need to call in someone local and get an assessment of the environmental impact of what you are doing, and if what you want to do is actually feasible in general and by law.


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Yeah that's my biggest concern is if there's conservation status or gopher tortoises or something
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:38 AM
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So you guys who are trying to get 100 per acre what are you using and how thick of material are you doing ?
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:39 AM
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You're not gonna like my price to clear, pile, burn and rough grade a true 100 acres...
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Old 04-12-2013, 09:17 AM
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So you guys who are trying to get 100 per acre what are you using and how thick of material are you doing ?
I get 100 per acre just bush hogging a field.

3500 an acre or so to clear it
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Old 04-12-2013, 09:41 AM
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You guys do know there are clearing companies around here that will clear wooded land for under 100 per acre plus fuel. How many acres can you do an hour ??
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