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It must be the wood Iím cutting then...How much did you get when you sold it to the mill? I usually just sell it to a tree guy and he sells it for firewood or I keep it for someone in my family.
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you start a saw at 4;30 am ? thats hard core .Its dark here untill after 7 am .
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I woulda charged 2000 plus a price per load
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It must be the wood Iím cutting then...How much did you get when you sold it to the mill? I usually just sell it to a tree guy and he sells it for firewood or I keep it for someone in my family.
I ended up getting $150 for the logs.
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you start a saw at 4;30 am ? thats hard core .Its dark here untill after 7 am .
It was in a commercial lot with no residential homes around. I had plenty of light in the parking lot with that lights there.
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Would it have been worthwhile at all to rent a chipper for this job? Could you have used one?
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Would it have been worthwhile at all to rent a chipper for this job? Could you have used one?
It would have been nice but with the price I charged, I would have lost money.
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It is interesting to think about though because it shows how as you get more equipment, you need to charge more to cover the expenses. So by running a lean and mean business, you can do the job for cheaper.
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Started at 4:30 am and finished about 8:15 am. I dont know of much I would change except for maybe charge $50 or so more.
Like some else said your low on your price.I dont do much tree work.
That price in NH would be low.
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four hours plus you hauled it off? You should have charged over $1800.00! Starting a saw at 4am...what, no noise ordinance in the area? Did you just drop it, or block it down? What type of gear did you use? Bringing a tree that size down takes education in felling to do it safely. I say you are lucky you didn't hurt yourself or someone else.
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