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i have been reading this post, and thought i might add a complex also to get advise. I have never put in a bid for a big place like this. I was going to see how to price it, not sure on the acres. I know they want mowing, edging, weedeating, and blowing the parking lot. I have a exmark 60' triton and a 42' walker with a bagger, and weedeater, edger, and blower. Any advise that is helpful. Any Questions i will try to answer them the best i can, i just know its up for bid

What would u think it would be with 2 people and proably 2 mowers going at the same time just by looking at it
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I asked Keith to jump in here and offer you some suggestions. Or maybe Troy has some thoughts too?
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I asked Keith to jump in here and offer you some suggestions. Or maybe Troy has some thoughts too?
ok, looking forward to see what they have to say, the botton portion of the map is no included, just a little in the back of the apartments is where it ends
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Here is a condo`s that I am bided on. I bid job for $3000.00 month. Takes me one full day to mow, edge,weed eat.The reason I know i have mowed this before helping someone else.








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Hi pnplawn,

Any advice as to how you break down such a large area to create your bid? What are the steps you take to come to a final $ amount to service the property?
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I based that price on each unit. There is 98 units located there. I charged 7.65 per unit per cut. Takes about 10 minutes each unit to cut. Then you x that by 98 and you get 749.70 per week. Then I times that by 4 you get 2998.80 I rounded it to 3000.00 per month.
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Quote[/b] (pnplawn @ Sep. 30 2007,5:24)]I based that price on each unit. There is 98 units located there. I charged 7.65 per unit per cut. Takes about 10 minutes each unit to cut. Then you x that by 98 and you get 749.70 per week. Then I times that by 4 you get 2998.80 I rounded it to 3000.00 per month.
can u give me a round about figure for the apartments of mine above. Like total charge for the weeks cutting and a bi-weekly cutting price with edging, weedeating, and blowing. There is a little back yard on the very bottom part where u see a field

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Quote[/b] (pnplawn @ Sep. 30 2007,5:24)]I based that price on each unit. There is 98 units located there. I charged 7.65 per unit per cut. Takes about 10 minutes each unit to cut. Then you x that by 98 and you get 749.70 per week. Then I times that by 4 you get 2998.80 I rounded it to 3000.00 per month.
can u give me a round about figure for the apartments of mine above. Like total charge for the weeks cutting and a bi-weekly cutting price with edging, weedeating, and blowing. There is a little back yard on the very bottom part where u see a field

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give me the address so I can use earth google to look at it. Also how many of you know you can use Google Earth to measure the how much land is there your looking at? Ill post explain it in new thread.



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Quote[/b] (pnplawn @ Sep. 30 2007,5:24)]I based that price on each unit. There is 98 units located there. I charged 7.65 per unit per cut. Takes about 10 minutes each unit to cut. Then you x that by 98 and you get 749.70 per week. Then I times that by 4 you get 2998.80 I rounded it to 3000.00 per month.
can u give me a round about figure for the apartments of mine above. Like total charge for the weeks cutting and a bi-weekly cutting price with edging, weedeating, and blowing. There is a little back yard on the very bottom part where u see a field

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give me the address so I can use earth google to look at it. Also how many of you know you can use Google Earth to measure the *how much land is there your looking at? Ill post explain it in new thread.
300 Boynton St
Headland, AL 36345

there is 2 different sets of apartments that will show up. its going 2 be the one which 13 units. the marker should be on top of the apartments when u look it up
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