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Old 05-05-2011, 02:35 PM
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Doesn’t that irritate you when you install all that sod and new landscaping but they decided to save on a finishing touch like mulch? Just to save a couple hundred bucks. The project looks great, it’s too bad they didn’t let you finish.
As far as the truck goes, it doesn’t need to be 4 wheel drive but maybe time for something with a higher GVW or towing capacity. I would be apprehensive to drive that f-150 with all the weight in that picture. I bet it made for a fun drive.?.?
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Old 05-08-2011, 10:55 PM
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Couple more here.......black mulch is my house. I added the bed on the outside. Wife did the planting around bird bath. Grass to come in fall.

Stripes are from a full maintenance account of ours.
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Old 05-09-2011, 10:10 PM
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We laid out some bails of pine straw today at a job site and when we came back to spread this one, a horse was eating our profit away!
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Old 05-13-2011, 10:39 PM
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Here is the first cut with the Walker since laying dow the sod at this house. Very happy with the outcome of this job. I think their is some before pics of this job on this thread.
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Old 05-13-2011, 11:21 PM
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I always kind of wonder why you guys in the south that do the landscaping go with 2 wheel drive trucks?? I would think knowing that you haul heavy loads you would go with a 4wd
Traction isn't usually an issue hauling a heavy load. Honestly, if all you do is landscaping and mowing there is absolutely no reason why your truck should be 4WD. We usually don't get snow or anything like what yall get up north.
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Old 05-13-2011, 11:26 PM
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Traction isn't usually an issue hauling a heavy load. Honestly, if all you do is landscaping and mowing there is absolutely no reason why your truck should be 4WD. We usually don't get snow or anything like what yall get up north.
Yeah I agree. Look I am from Detroit and yes 4WD is almost a neccesity. Down here when it snows you do not want to be on the roads in the first place. Inexperienced drivers and big hills.

I want to get a F-350 dump for my next truck. Yes it will be 2WD. Save time at the landfill and deliver my own mulch. Plus it will save room in my trailer.

BTW does a 4WD 1/2 ton have heaver springs in the rear end than a 2WD 1/2 ton?
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Old 08-23-2011, 11:55 PM
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some pics of latest hedge trimming job.
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Old 08-24-2011, 01:56 PM
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Nice looking work...Nice of you to feed the horse!!
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Old 08-24-2011, 09:56 PM
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Nice looking work...Nice of you to feed the horse!!
Thanks...heck, never thought horses like pine straw!
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Old 08-24-2011, 10:35 PM
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Nice looking work

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I always kind of wonder why you guys in the south that do the landscaping go with 2 wheel drive trucks?? I would think knowing that you haul heavy loads you would go with a 4wd
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Yeah I agree. Look I am from Detroit and yes 4WD is almost a neccesity. Down here when it snows you do not want to be on the roads in the first place. Inexperienced drivers and big hills.

I want to get a F-350 dump for my next truck. Yes it will be 2WD. Save time at the landfill and deliver my own mulch. Plus it will save room in my trailer.

BTW does a 4WD 1/2 ton have heaver springs in the rear end than a 2WD 1/2 ton?
I think a lot of times 2wd trucks actually have a higher payload and tow rating than 4wd trucks. (Same truck one 2wd and other 4wd obviously)
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