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Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by G-rott, Nov 2, 2008.

  1. G-rott

    G-rott Junior Member
    Messages: 19

    Hi All,

    I am working on estimating a few larger jobs and was wondering if anyone has numbers for productivity based on different types of equipment. Like sqft per min or acres per hour with a straight blade on a pickup vs a v-blade. Or a 10' box vs 14' box on a loader?

    Up to this point I have just looked at the drive/lot and estimated my time. Usually I do OK once in a while I end up bing the "lowballer".

    Thanks for the help.

  2. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    A V blade is about 30% faster.
    I know mine is anyway. I will never go back to a straight blade.