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Estimating trim time

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jrblawncare, Aug 22, 2006.

  1. jrblawncare

    jrblawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 445

    I,am looking at a big commercial job apx. 35 acres, I have may mow time down at 7 hrs. What is the best way to estimate may trim time? I have heard a good guess would be 30% to 50% of mow time....This job has allot and I really don't want to guess. Any ideas on how I should look at this...Thanks
  2. westwind

    westwind LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 444

    split the difference and go 40%. There is no good way to estimate this. Use you experience and go with your gut feeling. Good Luck.

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