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Old 11-23-2014, 02:51 PM
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How much to charge for fallen tree limb removal?

I recently done a bid on a fallen tree limb removal. The bid was $75 for a Bradford Pear that had a limb completely split off of the main trunk. Limb was about 20 feet long and 8" at the base. It was inside of a fenced in back yard where I couldn't get my Toro Dingo with root grapple in to. Cost to dispose here is $30/ton (limb wasn't near a ton). I use a 16ft open trailer and would use about 15-$20 in gas round trip.

Given this info, what would you guys bid on this job?
Thanks in advance for any input
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Old 11-23-2014, 02:56 PM
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Waaaay underbid. If you have to pay to dump that should be a $125 job. Minimum.
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Old 11-23-2014, 03:02 PM
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Way underbid and I wouldn't have gone to the address the first time if I didn't know I was already going to do the job. I skip right over these calls unless they are current customers.
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Old 11-23-2014, 06:13 PM
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How you pay for a dingo working that cheap.
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Old 11-23-2014, 07:20 PM
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How far away is this job? At $20 that's around 90 miles total unless you get terrible mileage.
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Old 11-23-2014, 10:45 PM
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How you pay for a dingo working that cheap.
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Old 11-23-2014, 11:02 PM
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After dump fees and gas $25 cash plus gas for machine you just made $20. 👏👏
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Old 11-23-2014, 11:44 PM
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Even at $75 I still didn't get the job. He acted like the price was too high and asked if I needed to bring in some equipment or something.
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Old 11-24-2014, 01:11 PM
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Lol tell him to do it himself
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