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need help estimating

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by new landscaper, Jul 15, 2009.

  1. new landscaper

    new landscaper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    How do you estimate labor time for spreading rock? (80 tons of #2 lime stone with skid steerer and some wheel barrel)
     
  2. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    Well it's the same amount whether you're using a $100 wheel barrow and a shovel, or a $250,000 swing loader.

    But 80 tons, I'm guessing that's ...

    160 thousand pounds, dude...
    And you don't know how to estimate that?

    I would probably recommend using the swing loader.
     
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2009

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