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unkownfl
12-04-2009, 05:05 PM
Will this work on grass or is this a parking lot deal.

http://images.craigslist.org/3n73k43ob5O65T85P99c495e5072efd801bcf.jpg

david shumaker
12-04-2009, 05:30 PM
I've got a Little Wonder vacum. It is too hard to push in the grass. It works good on leaves and is OK on flat lawns, but too hard to push on hills. They are good on parking lots. I hardly ever use mine.

unkownfl
12-04-2009, 05:32 PM
The yards I would service with this are wide open flat lawns.

johnnybravo8802
12-04-2009, 08:06 PM
Will this work on grass or is this a parking lot deal.

http://images.craigslist.org/3n73k43ob5O65T85P99c495e5072efd801bcf.jpg
That's strictly a parking lot vac. The front casters won't allow it to be rolled in the grass. BG has a multi purpose vac with self propel and I tried it but didn't like it-not much machine for $1800, in my opinion. The LW is hands down the best(The only) machine out there but it's heavy to push. I wish they hadn't D/C the self propel model.

unkownfl
12-04-2009, 09:21 PM
That one is 175 in cl
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topsites
12-05-2009, 01:39 AM
I had a customer ask me about these vacuums...

Here's my answer:
I know of so many ways to do leaves, unfortunately none of them are easy.

unkownfl
12-05-2009, 01:45 AM
I had a customer ask me about these vacuums...

Here's my answer:
I know of so many ways to do leaves, unfortunately none of them are easy.

I know its not easy. Just looking at my options. I want to try a lawn vacuum, but I don't want to spend a ton of money because for some reason I think I will be disappointed.

Tharrell
12-05-2009, 07:13 AM
If you're scanning craigslist, keep looking for something like a Billygoat KD model. I picked one up for $100. They only cost 5-600 new. Go to the bg website and become familiar with the different models and most of your questions will be answered. Tony

punt66
12-05-2009, 07:16 AM
complete waste of money.

johnnybravo8802
12-05-2009, 09:04 AM
I know its not easy. Just looking at my options. I want to try a lawn vacuum, but I don't want to spend a ton of money because for some reason I think I will be disappointed.
I didn't buy my LW to clean up yards-that would have been a waste of time and money. I mainly use the 12' hose to vacuum up shrubbery clippings and vacuum out beds. I only use it if I blow a pile of leaves to the drive and then I suck them up. You have to have a specific use for the machine and know its limitations. It would be an asset to help...... clean up yards but is a waste of money if you plan to clean up the entire yard with the vac.:nono:

Tharrell
12-05-2009, 02:19 PM
I agree. It's going to frustrate you if you think you'll be vacuuming a yard.
The hose attachments for getting into tight areas and vacuuming whatever you blow into a pile is where these machines work best.
Stay away from Snapper, Simplicity and Giant Vac. They are all the same model and they put crappy plastic wheels on them. Been there, I had to spend $100 for some wire spoke wheels. Tony

unkownfl
12-05-2009, 10:24 PM
The yards I have are impossible to blow the leaves around. I seen how you guys do clean-ups up north it is totally different then here.

punt66
12-06-2009, 07:35 AM
a bagger on a ztr is the most productive.