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Im using my phone camera and not the best pics but this is my largest job. 56000sqft. Mow trim and blow its 2 hrs On the Dixie 2250
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What do you charge for it? Is this by yourself or with a helper(s)?
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Finally... A lawn you can get drunk on, and sober up on before leaving to go home.

Great stuff!
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Mine is 126000 (3 acre) With a helper it takes us 1 hour including trimming about 1000 feet of fence line, and around a 3000 sf house, no edging thank God, and about 2 min of blow.
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I get $75 for that one but this guy gave me 2 other lawns and between the 3 I average $51/hr. So far I love the mower. Still working on keeping things straight and not chewing up the ground on my turns. I slow way down in my 3pt turns but on occasion spin a tire. Also around trees I notice a wear pattern starting. Any advice with this???? Yes I am working myself.
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OMG only $75 for 2 hours of work using efficient equipment?

Somebody is making out good on that deal.


(Hint: It's the customer)
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OMG only $75 for 2 hours of work using efficient equipment?

Somebody is making out good on that deal.


(Hint: It's the customer)
Its actually 1 customer 3 seperate lawns. I charge $167 for all 3. (Avg. 3.3 hrs total) comes out to $50.60/ hr. Over head is $34.73/hr. (Yes im insured and pay taxes). I profit (before taxes) $15+-/hr part time to build my buisness. I know I should strive for the $60 mark and will get there. My quality dosnt match that of the guys around here getting top dollar but will in time. Ya they are probably getting a deal but while im learning I am paying for my equipment and making a few bucks im good with that. For now.
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Also around trees I notice a wear pattern starting. Any advice with this???? Yes I am working myself.
We line trim out as far as needed. We want our mowers mowing in straight lines or as straight as possible. The less we maneuver around obstacles the better our end result.

I have had employees tell me that I kill them on the line trimmer but the extra effort is worth it buddy!
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