Bush-Hogging Bid - Your Input, Please

Discussion in 'Tractors' started by Pecker, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. OrangeToys

    OrangeToys LawnSite Bronze Member
    from SW MO
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    im getting about $75/hr right now to brush hog
     
  2. exmark user

    exmark user LawnSite Senior Member
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  3. lawn king

    lawn king LawnSite Silver Member
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    Im cutting a new field this weekend, its 1.5 acres, all light vegetation, approximately 5' tall. Im getting $225. for the job. I think this is low, but the client has a small kubota/hog of her own, so i went a little low on the price. Her machine overheats when she uses the pto?
     
  4. Marek

    Marek LawnSite Bronze Member
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    How long do you est. it will take you ?
     
  5. lawn king

    lawn king LawnSite Silver Member
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    Travel time, half an hour each way. I could bang it out in just over an hour, but its a new field to me so im gonna go slow and watch for hazardous obstacles!
     
  6. Grant1

    Grant1 LawnSite Member
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    I get 75.00 per hour. They get a someone who shows up with experience and a newer machine. I can usually cut 1-2 acres per hour if they don't like the price there are guys that charge 50 per hour that's fine with me.
     

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