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Old 06-19-2013, 03:06 PM
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Help with leaf removal

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I'm 15 and have my own lawn business in Northern Virginia with about 10 weekly accounts. In trying to plan ahead for this fall and doing leaf removal. How do you guys do this. I'm planning on buying a echo- Pb 770 T. Currently, I have a Toro 32 walk behind with g6 blades and I'm planning my grass gobbler. So what process do you recommend? Blowing the leaves into a pile and then running them over with the grass gobbler on? All help greatly appreciated!
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Old 06-19-2013, 03:24 PM
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Old 06-22-2013, 12:20 AM
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Blow leaves into yard, Mow over once or twice like a normal mow. Do last mow with bagger on. I would really stay away from blowing into a pile and going over with the mower. Your 36" wouldnt last long, even with our 31hp 60" i hate doing this as it really hard on the mower
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Old 06-22-2013, 01:07 PM
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yea, grass gobbler will be full in a few seconds. not the way to go in my experience.
some guys say mulching them with the mower works good (without bag). I usually haul them away in the trailer.
I have a stihl br 600 and, a 13 hp walk behind little wonder (which I don't use much) and rakes!
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Old 06-22-2013, 11:52 PM
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yea, grass gobbler will be full in a few seconds. not the way to go in my experience.
some guys say mulching them with the mower works good (without bag). I usually haul them away in the trailer.
I have a stihl br 600 and, a 13 hp walk behind little wonder (which I don't use much) and rakes!
if you still have any questions ask please

If you dont have a leaf loader, definately mulch once or twice first otherwise you will have quite a bit of debris. Mulch is good but too much of a good thing is bad.

My dad used to run the leaf catcher on the mower and go threw the lawn a few times to act like a mulch plate, may not be a bad idea with gator blades. Without them i found it very hard on the mower
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