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Old 08-25-2013, 02:21 AM
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What do you guys do with your clippings?

Ok i'm trying to figure out a more efficent way to haul away clipping, right now i have a 7x16 trailer and back up to it throw them in keep mowing but by the end of the day they are such a pain! Any suggestions?
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Old 08-25-2013, 07:08 AM
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Put a dump hydro under your truck bed and dump the clippings in back your truck
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Old 08-25-2013, 07:26 AM
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Dump insert. Buy a dump truck. Buy a trailer that dumps in the front off to the side. Cheap way is to use a load handler in the truck bed. I don't bag much grass any more. I bag leaves in the fall and bag for spring clean ups. I just use my dump for that.
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Old 08-28-2013, 08:16 PM
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Dump insert. Buy a dump truck. Buy a trailer that dumps in the front off to the side. Cheap way is to use a load handler in the truck bed. I don't bag much grass any more. I bag leaves in the fall and bag for spring clean ups. I just use my dump for that.
a dump insert is really useful if you're doing a lot of bagging. pitchforking clippings out of a truckbed sucks. I have a mason dump now and a dumping rack body that I mow with and couldn't imagine mowing with just a pickup - but I bag a lot of clippings. on a normal day of mowing in springtime I will easily have 4-5 cubic yards of clippings on my dump truck.
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Old 08-25-2013, 09:05 AM
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I just mulch em so there's nothing to haul away.
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Old 08-25-2013, 09:32 AM
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The only time I bag clippings is in the spring time when scalping the bermuda. That reminds me why I have zero desire to bag clippings the rest of the year. I mulch 99% of the time. All my properties look like I bag them. Sure, mulching slows you down a bit, but think about all the time you spend dumping clippings into the truck and hauling them to wherever your dump site is.
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Old 08-25-2013, 06:43 PM
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I just mulch em so there's nothing to haul away.
Same here.
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Old 08-25-2013, 09:38 AM
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I think the last time I bagged anything was around 1982.
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Old 08-25-2013, 09:48 AM
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Haha well dang guys i didn't realize it was so out dated! I really only bag one church i mow and 2 residentals but mulching really does sound like the way to go..
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Old 08-25-2013, 09:49 AM
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All my mowers minus my tru-cuts(obviously) have mulch kits on them. Bagging is non existent here in South Florida. The way i look at it is if you side discharge there is a mess in the beds and you are blowing mulch around. Sure mulching does slow you down a bit but i think its the best way to go.
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