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Old 10-21-2012, 10:37 PM
TempleLawnCare TempleLawnCare is offline
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Fall Cleanup Productivity?!

Hi guys, I saved all summer and went all in for a leaf loader and a walk-behind blower. I see instant production with the walk-behind blower over backpack's (money well spent). Now the leaf loader (18hp Little Wonder) I have mixed feelings over tarps. I guess time will tell with the loader as I get to some of my customers I have done before. I really thought I could do the you rake em' I take em' and be gone in 20 minutes but as I get to using the loader it is taking more time then I intended....Any tips or tricks on making leaf rows so I can just drive along instead of piling it all in one spot and trying to break though monter piles. Seen some people put up snow fencing but I see that putting another 30 mins dinking around. Thanks for any advice.

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Old 10-21-2012, 10:46 PM
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Do yourself a favor and get rid of that blue tarp. Find you a mesh tarp like this one
http://www.tractorsupply.com/jobsmar...16-ft--3000407
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Old 10-21-2012, 10:46 PM
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Not sure I would have posted a pic of my stuff to the world if it looked like that. That trailer is a real winner.
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Old 10-21-2012, 10:58 PM
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Thanks Corey, I actually spent a couple hours tonite and ditched the tarp, boxed it off and put chicken wire vents on top. Thanks Orangemower, I started out with a push mower 3 years ago and paid cash for all my equipment, next year when I get a lazer it will definitely be time to upgrade. In the meantime I am very proud to be this far along.

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Old 10-21-2012, 11:44 PM
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Not sure I would have posted a pic of my stuff to the world if it looked like that. That trailer is a real winner.
Easy buddy...the guy's trying. Maybe it's all paid off and he's got low overhead...whatever works.
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Old 10-30-2012, 12:24 AM
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Not sure I would have posted a pic of my stuff to the world if it looked like that. That trailer is a real winner.

I don't know or care what kind of equipment you have Orange mower but there is no need to criticize people and their equipment. Everyone has to start somewhere and some aren't as privileged as others as to the type/condition/brand of equipment they run. I started out with a 50" Craftsman ZTR and and it wasen't as good as my Ferris or Exmark but it got lots of jobs done and sufficed until I was able to get a better mower. (and it still goes, so we use it as our farm campground mower and it still runs good) Would I advise someone to buy one? Not reall, unless that's all they can afford. A person that starts small, with rougher equipment than they would like, once they grow and are able to afford better equipment, they are able to look back and realize that what they have now is from all their sweat and hard work. VERY SATISFYING! Just think before you type. Thanks
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Old 10-21-2012, 10:58 PM
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you guys have no idea what harrison is like!!! hahahaha this is probably the most AMAZING LEGIT rig in this town!!




Should have posted this a few days ago and we would have had you do our cabin on sand lake, just down from the tit club. Next year you can do it.
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Old 10-21-2012, 11:08 PM
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Thanks for the support P.Services. I am going out to Boathouse Lake to do a cleanup in the morning, I would be more then happy to get you on the list next year.
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Old 10-21-2012, 11:17 PM
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I actually started out in the Fenton area 15 years ago mowing for Mansour Developments, Georgetown Park and Sub off Torrey & Lahring. Then went on to Good ol' Grandscapes and White Pine, got bored with the work and became a mason for 5 years, then the bottom fell out in fenton. Moved up here to get out of the rat race, obviously no work up here so I had to create my own.
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Old 10-21-2012, 11:19 PM
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Dang P.Services, you got me pegged....can unload in about 2 mins...lol
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