How long to spread 30 yards?

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by godjwood, Apr 6, 2010.

  1. godjwood

    godjwood LawnSite Member
    from RI
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    Hi,

    I was trying to put together a bid for a customer to spread 30 yards of topsoil and level. I am planning on getting the soil delivered and spreading with a cubuta (sp?). I hvent used one of these before and was wondering if anyone would have some sort of time estimate for this.

    Thank you. I appreciate your time.
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  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
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    What is a cubuta?
     
  3. godjwood

    godjwood LawnSite Member
    from RI
    Posts: 137

    Maybe it's spelled kubuta. The small tractors.
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  4. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    If he can't spell it I would sure hate to see him operate it!!!! Figure it will take you 8-10 hours
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  5. clean_cut

    clean_cut LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Maybe charge a laybor rate and then add another $10, $20, $40 per hour to cover the rental cost.
     

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