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Air Force Bid Request Help - 1.5 Acre Brush & .5 Acre Clear Cut

Discussion in 'Tree Climbing, Pruning, Felling' started by RonUPM, Apr 27, 2017.

  1. OP

    RonUPM LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    Hey guys, just wanted to give you an update on the bid. I did a lot more research online and unfortunately I found A LOT of posts where people were CLEAR CUTTING lots for $2,500 an acre. Average price was anywhere from $4,000-$6,000 an acre to clear. I don't know how they were doing it but there were so many sources. So I reduced my bid to around $300 a tree.
    hort101 likes this.
  2. KUMA01

    KUMA01 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,220

    Did you get it?? I'm just here to learn a little bit more about this type of work
    RDALawns likes this.
  3. RDALawns

    RDALawns LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Texas
    Messages: 1,640

    You could do that job at 300 a tree IF you sale the marketable timber. Hardwood is high right now. Pine yea not so much until you jump up to grade saw logs.
  4. wheatus

    wheatus LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,025

    Good luck???? I guess???
  5. BigJlittleC

    BigJlittleC LawnSite Fanatic
    from Chicago
    Messages: 8,123

    I don't fall trees but $300 seems awfully low.
  6. OP

    RonUPM LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    Hey guys, we won the contract with an estimate just under $30,000.00! Thanks for your help.
    chris6439, RDALawns and hort101 like this.
  7. hort101

    hort101 LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from S.E. New England
    Messages: 21,217

    Congratulations man:clapping::clapping::cool2:
  8. Jvolk

    Jvolk LawnSite Member
    Messages: 13

    Did you end up finishing this job with profit ?
  9. LawnVeteran

    LawnVeteran LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 287

  10. LawnVeteran

    LawnVeteran LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 287

    I’m just posting to be updated. I’m curious as well. $300 a tree seems kinda low, but I hope you make a good profit.

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