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Discussion in 'Network: Central' started by Sydenstricker Landscaping, Mar 9, 2007.

  1. biggin69

    biggin69 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 142

    Josh, Frist Iwould ask myself why in the hell would this customer want a 30 foot X 20 inch gravel parking area? HAHAHA! Really you need to figure out time& cost of material. Is the material being hauled in? If so, can the truck get close to the shed or will they have to dump out front and you move it all back to the site? Do you have a place to dump the spoils (dirt you take out)? Will you be doing solo or have help that will need to be paid.......Ouch my brain is hurting now!
     
  2. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE Ohio
    Posts: 1,291

    Tom, a fat man in a fat suit??? How well dose that work???

    Josh, I think big is forgetting that as wet as it is theres no getting a dump back in there to dump stone. As small as it is if it was mine, I wold put down some grid.
     
  3. WALKER LANDSCAPE

    WALKER LANDSCAPE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,415

    BIGGIN
    Keep raking your brain:hammerhead: thats the idea make you think so that you make a profit in the end Keep asking the question and I will elaberate more . I gotta head out now I will catch you guys tomorrow C YA:waving:
    JOSH
     
  4. WALKER LANDSCAPE

    WALKER LANDSCAPE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,415

    CC
    Let the newer guys try to figure it out. Dont give them any hints yet.:nono:
    Gotta go.:waving:
    JOSH
     
  5. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE Ohio
    Posts: 1,291

    Josh, Sorry:cry:
     
  6. biggin69

    biggin69 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 142

    CC, I did not forget about that. If you read my post, you will see that I ask myself "If the material is being hauled in, can truck get to the shed or will it have to dump out front....?"
     
  7. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE Ohio
    Posts: 1,291

    Big, ok, my bad. Are you still on line, did you get my PM???
     
  8. Flow Control

    Flow Control LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,267

  9. GVLandscaping

    GVLandscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 29

    Ok I think I will try this...

    Do I own the dingo? Or rent?
    -Rent = renter fee + man hour + delivery
    -Own= Delivery + Man hour + Show up + Equipment Use Fee
    Where is the digout going to go? Dump? Onsite?
    -If dump add for removal plus dump fee
    -Onsite
    How much is the gravel going to cost and how many tons do I need?

    Since already stated ground being wet your going to have to use dingo to transfer the gravel from front to back.

    Might have missed something there but onto the job.

    Job
    -Landing
    Measure and stake corners; and connect the rectangle with line
    Dig out the 30'X20' 5inches deep with dingo and remove all debris and roots.
    Lay 2inches of crushed limestone and plate compact to reduce sinking
    Lay 3inches of gravel; then use a plate compactor to compact and check level of slab

    Ill stop there for now to check my progress
     
  10. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE Ohio
    Posts: 1,291

    Just look at the NOAA report for today, 1-3 today and 1-2 tonight, I might have to put the plow back on today. I'm going to wait till it starts sticking to the ground. WTF is the weather people thinking, O-well welcome to OHIO
     

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