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Trenching rates

Discussion in 'Other Compact Equipment' started by roysbigtoys, Sep 27, 2018.

  1. roysbigtoys

    roysbigtoys Active Member

    May 1, 2010
    Excavating Contractor
    Spring Hill ,Ks
    I recently bought a nice Case 660 Backhoe/trencher and I really want to know what are the going rates for a machine like this.
    Is hourly rate of $100-120/hr in the ballpark? I think a lot of work is being done by the foot, but that also varies with the width of cut, depth and soil conditions. Any ideas on 6" cut and 36" deep in clay?