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I need help with this any advice ???

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by hammerdstone, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. hammerdstone

    hammerdstone Junior Member
    Messages: 28

    wesportCan someone please help me with this bid .. its big and really dont know how long it would take ? please help..and also what is the going rate to plow by the hr for your self or for a sub ...thanks for the info

  2. snocrete

    snocrete Banned
    Messages: 2,862

    If you dont know, then you shouldnt be bidding on that property.
  3. chevyman83

    chevyman83 Member
    Messages: 55

    Where's the snow gotta go? And I hope you got all day to plow it with one truck both on your part and theirs.
  4. hammerdstone

    hammerdstone Junior Member
    Messages: 28

    ok i understand what ur saying but im just asking in the ball park of what per push ? ur right this is a little over my head at the moment in the equipment area
  5. JDiepstra

    JDiepstra PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,780

    More info needed. What size truck and plow? Or is it a skid steer or a loader? Where is the snow going? How many inches of snow? Etc
  6. Wayne Volz

    Wayne Volz Senior Member
    Messages: 694

    Take the guess work out of your bidding

    A lot of good help already stated here. Know the variables and then begin the bidding process.

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