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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by stubs plow, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. stubs plow

    stubs plow Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    I have a place to price. It is 1.5 acres wid open plowing. Plow 24/7 for trucks no more than 4" on gthe ground or trucks will get stuck turning around. We get 49" of snow annually with 12 events over 5 months. Hard time pricing per plow and one for season. Will try to get a pic off of google.
    Thanks everybodytymusic
  2. terrapro

    terrapro PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,912

    $135 per hour @ an acre per hour for 8ft blade...
  3. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Remember if you have to put a seasonal bid in to,You figure in having to go back and clean the place up.And you better figure in the fact if this place is 24 hrs ,the trucks will be packing it down and that will take even longer to plow,
  4. Superior L & L

    Superior L & L PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,041

    That's all I could think of, trucks = hard pack
  5. Wayne Volz

    Wayne Volz Senior Member
    Messages: 694

    Do you know your cost

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