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Old 11-09-2012, 12:24 AM
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Yeah Sect this snow really put a damper on my fall clean ups. Can't wait till this stuff melts and things get back on track.
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i didnt know it was snowing in TX what im still mowing lawns down here .
Its not snowing here. He asked where I was located. When it snows here I don't work, its time to play with the kids!! lol
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Pic doesnt really tell alot. I would charge $300 at bare minimum. watch the pressure points when cutting. Cut one of those branches holding the weight back and the rest will roll over to take your head off. If you know nothing about cutting trees then I recommend you either pass on it, sub it out and bring an experienced guy for the day and you be the "helper"
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These jobs can be deceiving.
yea i was figuring 6 hours.. went there today and already spent 8. still need to spend another 3 hrs tomorrow to finish. man did i under estimate this job...
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It just snowed here in CT and I get to do clean ups and gutter cleanings all week. Yeah for me
was it you that start it this treat or greenscaper cause i think he is here down in TX.

im glad you working in winter. sect. good for you buddy, i am in the same mission down here in south central TX NO snow but winter weeds still pop up
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who start it this treat its driving me nuts dont get it who wants to know how much for the tree, i say 450.00 just the tree No root ball,
750.00 whit the root out, I DINT KNOW IT WAS SNOWING IN TEXAS. WTF.
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who start it this treat its driving me nuts dont get it who wants to know how much for the tree, i say 450.00 just the tree No root ball,
750.00 whit the root out, I DINT KNOW IT WAS SNOWING IN TEXAS. WTF.
I'm in nj.. And I did the job already. I got $500 for it
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I'm in nj.. And I did the job already. I got $500 for it
haaaa i had the impressions u where here in tx buddy ha im sorry it was driving me nutsss )) no snow here in TX at least for now. good for you, thats whats all about.
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How long did it actually take and would you have done anything differently if you could do it again?
it took me 9 hours total.. thats including driving to and from the job site along with 2 trips to the dump. if i could have done anything differently i would have made sure to bring a back up chain. the one i had got pretty dull half way through. probably could have saved me an hour in cutting time. probably would have gotten somebody to help me too. it all worked out though cause i just got a $4000 job from this one by referral. so now i have a little better idea of what im doing on this one..
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