operating cost

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Monroe74, Aug 26, 2009.

  1. Monroe74

    Monroe74 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Has any one figured out what it actually cost them to run a ZTR for one hour? or a trimmer or what it actually costs to drive your truck to a property drop the gate and mow? I'm looking for some help with some calculations I have an idea but I would like to see if you or anyone had a different way of figuring out your cost.
     
  2. castlerockmo

    castlerockmo LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 867

    I just ran the numbers friday. It cost me an average 14 per hour with labor truck weedeater mower that's not including insurance. My mower only uses .46 gallons an hour! Maybe that helps
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