Does anyone do bushhogging? I have a John Deere 790 with front loader and 5' rotary cutter. I have done pretty well with it, but I keep underbidding. I just did 10.5 acres in vacant lots in an up-class subdivision. I bid $650.00 and realized quickly that the job was going to be tough. Heavy undergrowth, stumps, chunks of conrete, electrical wire, you name it. It took me 14 hours. Fortunatetly the customer was more knowledgeable than I was and paid me $1000.00. He also gave me a monthly contract to maintain the property for $750.00. Does anyone have a set amount they bid per acre? per hour? Would appreciate some advice.
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