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Varsity L&G
10-04-2005, 11:14 PM
Just for one season? Would this do better and be faster then a blower?

http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?action=productDetail&productId=95309-203-45-0320-062&lpage=none

Picks up grass, leaves, pine needles and lawn debris
12 cubic foot hopper
Four replaceable 10" diameter nylon brushs
4.5 To 1 - brush to wheel ratio
Infinite brush height adjustment
11" x 2.5" polypropylene wheels with semi-pneumatic tires
Free floating vinyl basket with two pivot points for easy dumping
Can be dumped from tractor seat
1 year warranty

Itsgottobegreen
10-04-2005, 11:19 PM
Nope. They are for home owners. A nice big powerful back pack blower would be much better.

Metro Lawn
10-04-2005, 11:46 PM
Nope. They are for home owners. A nice big powerful back pack blower would be much better.

Hey, where ya been? Been looking forward to you ragging on my new used truck...lol Good to see ya back.

RonB
10-05-2005, 12:00 AM
do you just pull it with your mower without the blade engaged? if your cutting how the heck does it pick up stuff blown out the chute?

South Florida Lawns
10-05-2005, 12:38 AM
I wouldn't use it commercially . If you use it lightly it may last but I think its not worth 200 bucks.

Varsity L&G
10-05-2005, 08:15 AM
Guess that Idea is out. I was thinking if the thing only lasted for a few weeks it would still be better then having to blow them around. Was going to put it on the back of the ole lawn tractor with out the deck and ride around the yard.

proenterprises
10-05-2005, 08:21 AM
I dont think it would do you much good, dont waste your money.

walker-talker
10-05-2005, 09:30 AM
yeah....save your money. I bet that thing would fill up fast. I would rather use a blower, tarp and rake.

Varsity L&G
10-05-2005, 10:42 AM
Add goes in the paper this Thursday!

Thought I would try the simple add.

add reads. (I am the only add in there at this time)

Got leaves? Need Mulch! Call Varsity Lawn & Garden 864-###-####

LawnMowerBoy48
10-05-2005, 12:58 PM
I got one at a flea market for $40 years ago, I think I was in 7th or 8th grade at the time. I had one yard that was entirely pine needles and it worked great for picking them up. If you are just doing a couple of yards it wouldn't be too bad. It fills up fast and you still need a place to dump them, I found the driveway to be the best spot. If you have the money I would definetly invest in a powerful backpack blower.

Fubba
10-05-2005, 01:05 PM
You do have empty it often. I have a Craftsman model. It's a little more high end and have used it for 3 years I believe. I wouldn't do any big yards with it as it can be time consuming. Mine works well though on small to medium yards.

geogunn
10-05-2005, 05:14 PM
varsity lawn...you called that thing an Agri-Fab Leaf Loader.

I believe is is actually a "lawn sweeper".

GEO :)