Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 12-15-2012, 08:02 AM
lawnboy dan lawnboy dan is offline
LawnSite Gold Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: north florida
Posts: 3,438
they are selling off the left over units. lesco is not in biz anymore. the lesco stores are now john deere green services or something like it. partrs will be a problem in the future.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 12-15-2012, 09:31 AM
SDLandscapes VT SDLandscapes VT is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Essex, VT
Posts: 579
If you have a third party option I would strongly suggest you look at a monster. I owned a billy goat and we had no problems, but when we needed an upgrade, the billy goat offering wasn't built in a way that would allow it to work for our application without modification right from the get go. We bought a monster trailer mount subaru 28 HP EFI 12" loader and have been very happy. While the billygoat does have the piranha blade, we found that the reduction was better with the monster. Further more both my dealer and I were amazed at how much more ruggedly the monster construction was compared to the billy goat.
just something to consider
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 01-30-2013, 05:52 PM
bobbycat02 bobbycat02 is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: CAPE COD Ma
Posts: 62
We use billy goat all the way we are on our 2nd unit 1st bought in 1998 one lasted 8 plus years replaced housing and impeller and housing after 6 yrs and used it for two more years than sold it for 750.00 then bought new in 2008. Hint we only use it for fall clean ups so it last a lot longer. We do our clean ups so well in the fall there no need to use it in spring why spend 3,500 for 35 to 45 days well simple you will do more leave jobs in fall than spring besides leaves left all winter and wet springs are always hard to suck up anyway and it will get you in shape for the new season ahead.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:32 PM.

Page generated in 0.06371 seconds with 9 queries