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Last lot Bid. Wide Open 3 acres.

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by wiseguyslawn, Nov 14, 2014.

  1. wiseguyslawn

    wiseguyslawn Senior Member
    Messages: 116

    Simple parking lot, no walks, no docks, no islands.

    2 pickups or 1 pick up and skid steer with 10 ft. pusher. 2" trigger

    No salt.


    What do you guys think?
  2. Buswell Forest

    Buswell Forest PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,668

    Without a size or picture, we can't offer any opinion....none that have any meaning that is.
  3. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    Why would you need more then 1 pickup on a 3 acre site.
  4. beanz27

    beanz27 Senior Member
    Messages: 984

    Depends on traffic. High traffic lot I'd send two, but honestly one can do it no problem. Take 2-3 hours though.
  5. Longae29

    Longae29 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,953

    I wonder what the numbers are on how much your efficiency is decreased....I bet 50% trying to work away from each other, staying out of each others way, shootin the breeze...saw two plow truck slam into each other once, hard, under an acre lot, couldnt help but laugh....morons.
  6. maxwellp

    maxwellp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,123

    2.5-3 hours
    I would charge $375, But that is what I could get here. :)
  7. JustJeff

    JustJeff 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,478

    What's the address so we can get a satellite view of it?
  8. ponyboy

    ponyboy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,104

    Wow areas are different
    Subs get $100- $125 an hour as an owner you should be at $250 an hour per truck or skid
  9. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    I'm not sure I understand how high traffic makes a difference.
  10. Defcon 5

    Defcon 5 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,914

    I bet a Ventrac could handle that lot.....:whistling:........:drinkup:
  11. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    As long as you weren't driving it. Lol

    PLOWTRUCK Senior Member
    Messages: 125

    2 trucks is plenty if you have room to store snow. Traffic makes a difference when your plowing during the day. 255 per push?
  13. Buswell Forest

    Buswell Forest PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,668

    $150/ hour. Do the math to get the per push and seasonal bid...
  14. beanz27

    beanz27 Senior Member
    Messages: 984

    Just the way I do things I guess. High traffic accounts I like to get done faster, less hardpack, and a little less stress if it's done quicker.

    Hell where I am guys, we get 60-75 per truck per hour. It's almost all hourly here. But we get way more wind and drifting then most people do, and we go out more then most also.
  15. jbsplow

    jbsplow Senior Member
    from -
    Messages: 125

    255$ with two trucks and you have to pay someone to plow on a 3 acre lot?? and no salting. I cant figure out how you can make any profit.
  16. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,246

    For toledo that sounds about right and if you got a truck with an expandable plow that would be a 2hr job. $125 an hour is good money IMO.
  17. MatthewG

    MatthewG PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,400

    I agree, $125/HR for a wideout or XLS

    Id be $300 to start
  18. concreteguy

    concreteguy Senior Member
    Messages: 136

    On your 3 acre lot you're going to send a wheel loader, skid and a truck ???

    The truck with a Wide-out and someone close by to help you at the end, to get you out of there sooner. The price should be more around $345
  19. beanz27

    beanz27 Senior Member
    Messages: 984

    My lot gets drifted in all the time. A 2 inch snow means 4 foot drifts around the buildings.
  20. rrvsnow

    rrvsnow Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    Nothing better than a small snowfall turning into a full night and days work, thanks to our wind.