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Be careful bidding things that you hope you won't get. Too often you will.
This job will take about 20 minutes maybe a 1/2 hour. So getting it would make me money, I just dont want the hassle. Besides I am so busy that I would have trouble getting to it with out working MORE on the weekend, I already work 6 hours on Sunday and 5 hours on Sat.
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This job will take about 20 minutes maybe a 1/2 hour.
wow that is fast one man hour
6k @ 3 feet tall I would think about 2 to 3 man hours
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A ten dollar increase? Eff THAT.

Screw her. Let some other idiot cut it if she doesn't want to pay.
$125 sounds too freaking low to begin with.


How much would you cut it for if it were maintained?
Now multiply that by the estimated weeks it hasn't been cut.

THAT is MORE than fair for an estimate because the would have been paying that much all along, but NOW you have to kill yourself and your mower and they want to pay you the single-cut price?

As I said - EFF THAT.
No offense Hedge, but his part of the woods may be different from ours. That may be a great price for him. We all have different prices...
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Honestly if you're stuck removing debris I wouldn't go lower than $200, but things up here in Washington are always more expensive. I encounter stuff like this semi regularly. since I made my mower "frank" this kind of work is semi profitable.http://www.gopherforum.com/showthread.php?t=16922
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