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sub-division bid

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by terrapro, Dec 7, 2007.

  1. terrapro

    terrapro PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,873

    Last edited: Dec 7, 2007
  2. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    Just came up as the us map with and x in the middle.
     
  3. terrapro

    terrapro PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,873

    Last edited: Dec 8, 2007
  4. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    Can you go to the sub division and at the start of it and set you trip odometer and tell me how many miles of road one way it is I will put it in my production calculator and give you an idea how long it will take depending on snow fall amounts and how much salt you will use. Steve
     
  5. terrapro

    terrapro PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,873

    the whole drive from the front of the sub to the back of the sub and back to the front is about 1.5 miles or one way its 3/4mile worth of 2lane road

    thanks a bunch
     
    Last edited: Dec 8, 2007
  6. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    Here you go Terropro.

    With an 8' blade 1.5 miles at 8' wide 63,360 sq ft

    2-4" 39 mins
    4-6" 1:28
    6-8" 1:38
    8-12" 1:47


    Salt 855#
    0.43 tons
    17.1 bags
     
  7. terrapro

    terrapro PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,873

    :salute: thank you sir!
     
  8. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    Glad I could help good luck with it. Steve
     
  9. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,760

    The 39 minutes makes sense.
    But double that for 4" of snow?
    No, that makes no sense.
    On a lot, maybe, although it shouldn't truly double up, but it would go up, but not on a road.
    Roads are VERY FAST, you never have to back up, you never have to push snow, you always winrow . Up until maybe 12+ inches of snow, it's not going to matter at all how much snow. It's always going to take 4 passes to do a 20' wide road with an 8' blade (Ok, technically maybe 3, but you'll still end up driving out so there's your 4th).

    2 to 12" 30 to 45 minutes.

    Bid it to get the job, it will always make you money, liability is basically zero (people don't slip and fall on roads, they slip and fall on parking lots and sidewalks) and very little chance of you hitting anything. And it's always good for new guys to start (they can't hit anything).
     
  10. Snowpower

    Snowpower Senior Member
    Messages: 636

    Roads go cheap. Thats a 50 - 60 dollar push and youll need 400 -600 lbs of salt.
     
  11. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    Don't shoot the messenger. All I did was punch it into the production calculator.
     
  12. terrapro

    terrapro PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,873

    i finally figured out the map this is it if that would make a difference
     
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2008
  13. MD Power Plow

    MD Power Plow Senior Member
    Messages: 151

    Steve it looks like your getting good use out of my program "INTERACTIVE PRODUCTION CALCULATOR "
     
  14. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    Yes I am it works great. I wish we could get a few others to use it and the site to.