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Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by trainhorntruck, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. trainhorntruck

    trainhorntruck Member
    from CT
    Messages: 39

    I was getting bids for snow removal and I have a backhoe to load to the snow and I got a bid for a triaxle and it was 200 an hr that seemed a little high i was wonder if that was in the ball park ?
     
  2. strokerpuller

    strokerpuller Member
    Messages: 36

    I'm getting quad axel dump trucks for $80 an hour. But diffrent areas have diffrent expenses.
     
  3. trainhorntruck

    trainhorntruck Member
    from CT
    Messages: 39

    that sounds a little better
     
  4. peteo1

    peteo1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,659

    Going rate around here is $55-$75/hr. If you pay $200 an hour you have lost your mind.
     
  5. GMD1984

    GMD1984 Senior Member
    Messages: 123

    here in ny 5 min from the ct boarder it between 85 and 110 per hr there was a lady out a ct in a western star for 60 an hr not to long a go but haven't seen her in a wile
     
  6. siteworkplus

    siteworkplus Senior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 514

    $75 to $90 for a tri /$90 to $110 for a trlr dump up here in the Peoples Republic of Massholes
     
  7. brianbrich1

    brianbrich1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,082

    The only question I have was he hauling to your site to dump the snow or to his own site (where he is paying x amount to dump)
     
  8. siteworkplus

    siteworkplus Senior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 514

    Good point, but $100+/- to dump snow is a little steep unless he's in a city type area
     
  9. Italiano67

    Italiano67 Senior Member
    Messages: 639

    At 60.00 per hour there is a good reason you havent seen her. You cant run a truck for that for any length of time and stay in business. I run a quad axle for a summer living and it is always amazing at what guys will run for especially when a dump is one of the costliest vehicles to maintain and to even purchase. Of course there is always here today gone tomorrow. Right now a new Kenworth quad in WI completetly setup is going for $185,000.00. Try paying those loan coupons with 4.00 fuel and 60.00 per hour rates.
     
  10. peteo1

    peteo1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,659

    Ok I have to ask, whats the advantage with a quad axle? More weight & more parts seems to mean more repair and maintenance costs to me. Just curious as to the advantage over a triaxle.
     
  11. trainhorntruck

    trainhorntruck Member
    from CT
    Messages: 39

    Ya i told the guy to pound sand
     
  12. GMD1984

    GMD1984 Senior Member
    Messages: 123

    yeah she's gota be out of business
     
  13. NFDDJS

    NFDDJS Member
    from USA, NH
    Messages: 92

    $83/hr for 10 wheeler and $95/hr for tri-axles. Anybody that is doing it for less than $70 an hour is crazy. I have many times been offered work but they only want to pay $60 to $65 an hour. No way, one thing goes wrong and you dont make anything. Unless you run junk you cant run trucks that cheap.
     
  14. Spool it up

    Spool it up Senior Member
    Messages: 912

    rate here is aprox 85 hr