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Old 11-16-2011, 08:58 PM
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I passed someone vacuuming leaves with almost that exact unit......hey we ve all been there at one point--if not with the leaf loader some piece of equipment.
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Old 11-16-2011, 10:26 PM
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i couldnt resist.....it was for sale for $500 on craigslist. when i started i mounted my 16hp vac to the tongue of my 5x10 trailer and had to shovel them out with a pitch fork. what was the point? it took longer to empty it then it did to do the cleanup.
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Old 11-20-2011, 01:16 PM
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i was thinking about using this cool new leaf vac for my truck and hauling leaves. do you think 25cents per leaf is a good starting point? let me know what you think. its a nice 5hp so it should be fast and do a nice job,right?
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Old 11-20-2011, 10:54 PM
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cant wait to get paid, did my first job today....8,256 leaves, thats $2,064! this landscaping thing is great!
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Old 11-21-2011, 12:53 PM
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I have had decent results with the $.25 a leaf pricing theory, My truck can hold 1,456,567 leaves if they are dry so I gross about $364,141 per load.
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Old 11-21-2011, 01:21 PM
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We charge $0.17 per leaf, but we make up for it in volume.
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Old 11-21-2011, 01:30 PM
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Anybody got a price on acorns aka squirrel kibble?
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Old 11-21-2011, 01:33 PM
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$0.37 each. They're smaller than leaves, but they weigh more, so you can carry less. Hence the upcharge...
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Old 11-21-2011, 03:55 PM
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Had this old woman who calls me every year to clean up her leaves. Every year she whines about me being to expensive, she's on fixed income yada yada. She called a couple of weeks bin asking what I would charge and I told her a nickel a leaf. That was met with a click and a dialtone. Hopefully that ended that annual ritual
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Old 11-21-2011, 04:29 PM
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How many of you guys have had "per bag" price requests?
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