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How Long?

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by sdplowing, Sep 8, 2008.

  1. sdplowing

    sdplowing Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    How long to plow this lot with 8' blade 2" snow pushed to the blue area?

    99 snow.jpg
     
  2. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    have you bid on it yet? what are you thinking for time? i think youll get better feedback if we can see what page your on.
     
  3. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    3 hours with the strate 8
     
  4. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,760

    one to one and a half hours.

    And lose the straight blade, at least get wings.
     
  5. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    where does it go after the first snow?
     
  6. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,046

    LOL, 1-1.5 hours with a bent straight blade.
     
  7. Snowpower

    Snowpower Senior Member
    Messages: 636

    it wouldn't take that long.

    1 to 1.5 hours. Seems like a lot of decent areas to plow snow. Why do they want it all in that one area?
     
  8. sdplowing

    sdplowing Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    I haven't bid on it yet, I'm waiting to hear from a place down the road first. I was thinking around an hour, but I'm planning on building a set of wings. I was thinking putting the snow in the blue during bussiness hours, after hours where ever. The grass area by the blue is actually an embankment and is where the previous guy was putting the snow.
     
  9. mike psd

    mike psd PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,028

    have you measure the total sq footage ?
     
  10. sdplowing

    sdplowing Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    Not yet.:eek:
     
  11. QuadPlower

    QuadPlower PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,056

    This one seems easier then the other post asking for a time & a price. I would go with an hour.
     
  12. sdplowing

    sdplowing Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    I just saw that and was thinking the same thing.
     
  13. Camden

    Camden PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,598

    Longer than an hour...you've got some backdragging plus plowing around those cute little center islands will slow you down quite a bit. If you could put the snow in several different places you could probably make good time but if it's all gotta end up in the blue area, you're looking at an hour and half with the size plow you're thinking of using.
     
  14. sdplowing

    sdplowing Senior Member
    Messages: 108

    After hours I could put the snow where ever. During bussiness hours that's how the lot usually looks. Not that I get a lot of take-out from there or anything.
     
  15. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,546

    i would say 2 hours to be on the safe side
     
  16. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    I would say 1-1.5 hours with 8' straight with only 2" of snow.
     
  17. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    now that i know what you think of the lot, i would give it 1 solid hour with a 6" or less storm. with a larger storm, 1.5 - 2 hours depending on the ammount of snow.
     
  18. tls22

    tls22 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,263

    I would say 2 hours.....going to lose some time with that ilands in the way, i bet with a 8 v-plow a hour!
     
  19. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    Couple of hours to be safe, double on a heavy dumping, Who's idea is it to pile all that snow in that corner?
     
  20. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,245

    I would say an hour and half with wings to give a nice clean up. A few obstructions, but pretty straight forward...good luck on the bid. find the square footage and i can give you a better estimate...