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Bidding Question

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by Bporter, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. Bporter

    Bporter Senior Member
    Messages: 147

    Price Per Hr. on a:

    Skidsteer-150.00

    Loader-195.00

    Plow truck-85.00

    I have a big Bid comming up and will most likley get it due to some circumstances but I don't want to under bid my self to much or over bid and not get it at all cause I came into high.

    Thanks
    Brian Porter
     
  2. NorthernSvc's

    NorthernSvc's Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    me personall up in the northern burbs im higher. but thats only cause the market will tolerate it. i dunno what the market is in the souther burbs. but me personally
    loader 350
    ss - 200
    truck 150
     
  3. platinumpimps

    platinumpimps Member
    Messages: 43

    I agree with Northern. The prices that you have are what an owner would sub out at.
     
  4. redman6565

    redman6565 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,411

    you guys dont know how lucky you have it. in my market, youre grateful for 110.00/hr for a loader and i still get told im high sometimes...
     
  5. Superior L & L

    Superior L & L PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,039

    The term loader is to wide open, a backhoe loader with a 12' box or a wheel loader with a 20' box There is a big production difference here (about 2.5 acres per hour difference)
     
  6. NorthernSvc's

    NorthernSvc's Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    sorry, when i say loader i mean a wheel loader, 2 1/2 + yard bucket
     
  7. redman6565

    redman6565 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,411

    when i say loader i meant 4 yard machine
     
  8. platinumpimps

    platinumpimps Member
    Messages: 43

    End loader w/ 4 yrd buckedt
     
  9. Superior L & L

    Superior L & L PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,039

    IMO these numbers are good The loader i would try for a little more are $250