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I was assuming that not all pieces were in the same location on site, 
but then you know what they say about assumption.
Gary

On 19 Nov 2003 at 13:50, Cratylus Consulting Group wrote:

> Thought the contractor is already on the job!
> 
> Steven A.
> 
> Gary Hodgson & Associates wrote:
> 
> > You are forgetting set-up time - get to the specific location,
> > unload, set template, install drill bit, find it's worn, go get
> > another,start to drill, do one or two holes, take a breather, drill
> > more, go for coffee, finish holes, take assembly apart and repeat
> > the process.  I would add 50% to your time estimate.
> >
> > On 18 Nov 2003 at 17:02, Cratylus Consulting Group wrote:
> >
> > > Assume the holes are to be drilled by the welder (mobile welder in
> > > lieu of laborer), As such, he would charge around $50.00/hr (a
> > > common rate here in LA. He should be able to drill at least one
> > > set per hour (we presume he has the right equipment). 10 sets x
> > > $50.00 = $500.00. Would be reasonable to kick-in another
> > > $100.00-$150.00 for use of equipment and expendables. As you
> > > described the task, it would not be reasonable to exceed $700.00.
> > >
> > > S.
> > >
> > > Ken Peoples wrote:
> > >
> > > >  Hi Steven,Thanks for your reply.  Here are the
> > > >  specifics:Through a
> > > > flangeNot overhead workOn the ground, of an industrial site
> > > > (good access)Pieces are on site - must be field drilledKen
> > > > Kenneth S. Peoples, P. E. Lehigh Valley Technical Associates,
> > > > Inc. 1584 Weaversville Road Northampton, PA 18067-9039 Phone:
> > > > (610) 262-6345 Fax: (610) 262-8188 e-mail: kpeoples(--nospam--at)lvta.net
> > > >
> > > >      ----- Original Message -----
> > > >      From: Cratylus Consulting Group
> > > >      To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > > >      Sent: Monday, November 17, 2003 11:42 PM
> > > >      Subject: Re: cost of field drilling holes
> > > >       Through a flange, web, base plates?
> > > >      Is it overhead work?
> > > >      Is high rise, limited access or residential?
> > > >      Can they be punched, or must they be drilled?
> > > >
> > > >      Steven A.
> > > >      Los Angeles
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >      Ken Peoples wrote:
> > > >
> > > >     > I need to have 10 sets of (8) 1 5/16" diameter holes
> > > >     > drilled through 1" plate in the field.  Each will have the
> > > >     > same circular pattern.  The contractor has submitted a
> > > >     > price that I think is excessive (just my gut feel).
> > > >     > Assuming the contractor is already on site for other work,
> > > >     > what would you think is a reasonable cost for this?  If
> > > >     > any of you have any data to back up your estimate, I would
> > > >     > appreciate some ammunition. Thanks in advance, Ken Kenneth
> > > >     > S. Peoples, P. E. Lehigh Valley Technical Associates, Inc.
> > > >     > 1584 Weaversville Road Northampton, PA 18067-9039 Phone:
> > > >     > (610) 262-6345 Fax: (610) 262-8188 e-mail:
> > > >     > kpeoples(--nospam--at)lvta.net
> > > >
> > >
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