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Ideas on acres per hour mowed?

Discussion in 'Sports Field Management' started by 800wildcat, May 14, 2007.

  1. sprayman110

    sprayman110 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

  2. FoghornLeghorn

    FoghornLeghorn LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 753

    If you don't know your costs, your productivity rates for your equipment, how to price your work other than "I'll bid a little less than it costs them", then you've already failed at this business.

    Stop thinking the only way to get work is to beat the last guys price. That's a sure fire way to bankrupt yourself, run your equipment into the ground, and turn your life into a living hell...
     
  3. RGM

    RGM LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Baltimore Md
    Messages: 979

    $25 an acre up to 5
    $20 an acre 5-10
    $15 an acre over 10
    but its more of a sliding scale
     

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