29 plus 6 acres to bid . need a little help

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by zmak, Jun 29, 2006.

  1. zmak

    zmak LawnSite Member
    Messages: 58

    I need a little help with a bid. Two properties owned by the same person.
    The first is approx. 6 acres it will be mowed once a month at a height of 10-12 in. The second is 29 acres and will be mowed every other month and the same height. I will be using a tractor with 45 horse at the pto with a 6' finish mower. Most of it is flat. Little to knock down with anything else.
  2. zmak

    zmak LawnSite Member
    Messages: 58

    the property mentioned will be cut when it is 10 12 in with a finish mower not cut to that height
  3. stuffdeer

    stuffdeer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,617

    1200 dollars a cut
  4. zmak

    zmak LawnSite Member
    Messages: 58

    thing is the 29 acre property only gets cut every other month
    the 6 acre is every month
  5. LwnmwrMan22

    LwnmwrMan22 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,373

    $1500-2000 / cut.

    How are you going to mow at 12" high??

    Even with a 3-point, that means that you're going to be running the thing almost all the way up the entire time, and you're NOT going to be able to cut it there, since the tires of the tractor are going to mash 1/2 of it down.
  6. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,943

    Pay a farmer to bale it!
  7. zmak

    zmak LawnSite Member
    Messages: 58

    i added a coment that it will be cut when the height is 10 - 12 in.

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