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That's really Cheep Andy is it a local firm or a National I might need to hire in a sit on mower for a new contract

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These are the ones my Dad sells, If you want a price let me know.:001_smile:

 

Gambetti Sprayers

 

 

Edit. The link will only go to the home page, click mowers under turfcare, the one that I have used is the C30 it is well put together and tough.

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That's really Cheep Andy is it a local firm or a National I might need to hire in a sit on mower for a new contract

 

Local dealer (2nd hand mowers) I'd done him some favours now and again so called it in:thumbup:

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Nice one you have done well there :thumbup:

That is the way to go on that job and if you get more you can buy one

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How about subbing in an associate landscaper.

You are looking at about £50-65 to cut a football pitch (6000m2) approx

 

That seems very cheap for about 1.5 acres!

 

If i get any jobs like that come up, i'll sub them out to you.

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That seems very cheap for about 1.5 acres!

 

If i get any jobs like that come up, i'll sub them out to you.

 

"Cheap as chips" that's us:thumbup:. Big machines and sites close to base - we fly through big grass areas, especially when they are cut every 10 days. Remember even an Allen National 68" will cut 2 acres an hour - and we're cutting with 72" rotarys going more than twice the speed (see avatar)

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Just taken on a 2 acre lawn, took 2.5 hours with 52 inch great Dane was long and pretty bumpy.

 

The customer told me it took her 9 hours to cut and collect with her mower:ohmy:

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Just taken on a 2 acre lawn, took 2.5 hours with 52 inch great Dane was long and pretty bumpy.

 

The customer told me it took her 9 hours to cut and collect with her mower:ohmy:

 

LOL yep we get a few of those! The people that take 3 hours to cut their grass and im in and out in 20 mins!

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I've just started on my own and I'm trying to build up a lawn mowing round. The lawns are roughly 10x6m and 20x10m in size. Clippings go in their green bin and I get a cup of tea at each one:thumbup:

I'm charging by the hour because I usually rake it over, trim the edges, sweep up and get asked to do something totally random while I'm there!

If I should be charging by area how much is the going rate?

Thanks all

rich

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I've just started on my own and I'm trying to build up a lawn mowing round. The lawns are roughly 10x6m and 20x10m in size. Clippings go in their green bin and I get a cup of tea at each one:thumbup:

I'm charging by the hour because I usually rake it over, trim the edges, sweep up and get asked to do something totally random while I'm there!

If I should be charging by area how much is the going rate?

Thanks all

rich

 

How long do they take you to cut?

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