Average speed for weedeating

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Frontstreetlawns, Nov 23, 2005.

  1. Frontstreetlawns

    Frontstreetlawns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 168

    I need your help, what is everyones average weedeating time to distance ( like i can mow approx 18,000 square feet an hour but for weedeater), i have a cemetary bid to put in. does anyone have anything i need to look out for on cemetary bids?
     
  2. PTP

    PTP LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tulsa
    Posts: 1,383

    In a straight line - no obstacles - experienced operator = about 5 mph

    Cemetary = much longer
     
  3. Lawn Masters

    Lawn Masters LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 850

    I can go fairly fast on clear areas with no obstacles, but when you get into a cemetary, trimming around all the head stones, monuments, and other obstacles, can become VERY time consuming.
     

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