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What do you think

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by Antlerart06, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    There was 3 bids turned in and I was in the middle
    2 of us bid by the inch and other one was per visit

    2 of us had it broke down Cleaning Lot,Cleaning Walks,Treating walks,Treating Lot

    The other guy had it 1 price for all $360 per visit. with 1'' trigger

    So what I'm asking is what would you charge and how

    3 different locations


    north branch.jpg

    main bank.jpg
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    360 for all 3?
  3. Sawboy

    Sawboy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,700

    Yeah....uh? $360 for all three of those? WITH walks and salt?
  4. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    Yes all 3 for that price
  5. PhilFromErie

    PhilFromErie Senior Member
    Messages: 263

    Plus salt?
  6. IMAGE

    IMAGE Sponsor
    Messages: 1,747

    Let him have it!
  7. Sawboy

    Sawboy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,700

    If the clown is gonna do all that for $360, let him. No way he makes a penny doing it.
  8. White Gardens

    White Gardens 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,665

    He's doing a 1" trigger. That and it's "per visit"

    I'm willing to bet he wants to push the lot every 1" during a storm.

    He would probably be milking it for all it's worth.

  9. RJ lindblom

    RJ lindblom Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    Oh my. Let him lose money.

    Edit: White Gardens you make a good point. It could be his diary project.
  10. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437


    I use to do it and I know how long it takes to do the Lots
    Walks is new thing this year

    I take care of the lawn + Its my Bank So we will see who gets it
  11. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    You Hit it Thats what I think to
  12. MSsnowplowing

    MSsnowplowing Senior Member
    Messages: 761

    My rought est. would be charging about $500 for every 1 inch.

    and about $25,000 for a season rate shooting from the hip based on the pics.

    It could be more or less depending on the PITA factor.

    Like others have said, he's going to milk it and make a grand for a 3" storm.
  13. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    Well give a update on contract it I won it Reason was Im local
    The bank support the local people Only wish other business that hires Out State Snow plow jockeys would do the same

    I know everybody looks at the low $$ They think they are saving money in long run they are not
    in this case If bank wanted there walks just treated my price was 1/3 of the other guys $360 per visit price
    I get there in 10mins after the call The other guy has to drive 40 miles
  14. South Seneca

    South Seneca Senior Member
    Messages: 474

    If he's on a 1" trigger and lives 40 miles away, he'll have to sleep in the parking lot during storms.