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More work pics Lots of Iron This is all our equipment

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by john1066, Jan 14, 2011.

  1. hvy 1ton

    hvy 1ton LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 582

    To go with a cost of living that would make my country-ass head spin, i'm sure.
  2. Dirtman2007

    Dirtman2007 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,366

    wow all the power to you if you can get that. Unions really don't exist here. If that was the going rate people would starve to death. Laborers get around $7.25- 12 a hour here.
  3. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,544

    The labour rates are about par for here a labourer makes 20 per hour a good labourer is able to do most things. A labourer isn't a kid that wears baggy pants that keep falling down and wears shoes that are 2 sizes too big.

    You can't find anybody that will work for anything less than 15 dollars per hour that is worth hiring.
  4. Bleed Green

    Bleed Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,514

    25 per hour, wow John you guys need any help?
  5. john1066

    john1066 LawnSite Member
    from MA
    Messages: 91

    thats the union wages. if you work for a non union contractor its more like 15-20
  6. john1066

    john1066 LawnSite Member
    from MA
    Messages: 91

    some more pics for tonite





  7. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,129

    I see ASV tracks in the 4th pic.
  8. john1066

    john1066 LawnSite Member
    from MA
    Messages: 91

    yea we only had it about 3 years then traded it for the 277B. We didn't even want to buy that when it came out but the dealer could not get us a 247 cat. that was a long story someone almost lost their job over that. we found the rc50 was light on the ass end but it worked out ok for working on some of the holes we were in on a sewer treatment plant job.
  9. bobcat_ron

    bobcat_ron LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,129

    The little CTL's work good in these wide trenches for back fill work, sure saves time with 2 guys and an excavator.
  10. john1066

    john1066 LawnSite Member
    from MA
    Messages: 91

    actually we barely use them. the 287 is about a 2004 with a little over 1000 hrs. the 277 is a 2007 and has around 600 hrs. the kind of work we do they aren't that useful our jobs are pretty large and we need a larger machine to keep up with the production we can do.

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