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Old 11-20-2013, 08:38 PM
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Leaf removal questions

First year doing leaves : was wondering what is the best way and tools? We have backpack blowers , but I'm looking for someone to explain what else we could get .. I see funnels, billy goat blowers etc mentioned... I've rigged one of our trailers up to empty leaves into just wondering what some of your ideas are... Thanks , you'll
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Old 11-20-2013, 08:42 PM
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I like the big push blowers. I usually either blow them or bag with the mower into a big pile and suck em up with the leaf loader into the truck... or blow/ bag with mower and dump in woods.
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Old 11-20-2013, 08:43 PM
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Check out some of the leaf rig pics on other threads. We use backpacks, wheeled blower, leaf plow, leaf loader, etc...
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Old 11-20-2013, 08:56 PM
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We use backpack blowers and tarps. We haul them in a dump trailer or a one ton 6 wheel dump. Nothing worse than manually loading leaves and then manually having to unload them.
I've considered getting a leaf loader, but I figure it's just something else that will sit around the shop for 10 months out of the year. We use a bagging mower also.
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Old 11-20-2013, 09:11 PM
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For your setup getting some large tarps (bigger is better) would be ideal. Blow all the leaves to one central location, then load onto tarp with rakes. Then drag the tarp to trailer or on site dumping location and repeat until all leaves are gone... Or mulching leaves works well too. Forget it though if there's already a carpet of leaves on the yard
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Old 11-20-2013, 09:53 PM
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Jrco leaf plow. Never pull another tarp.
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Old 11-21-2013, 09:02 PM
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Love the leaf plow. Been seeing more and more of them this past year.
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Old 11-21-2013, 09:36 PM
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Love the leaf plow. Been seeing more and more of them this past year.
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It"s my first year with the leaf plow after last year we had a little fire on the deck. Well worth the
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Old 11-21-2013, 10:00 PM
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There's a youtube video of a guy who built his own. Its a nice setup. Very heavy duty and moves a bunch of leaves.
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Old 11-21-2013, 10:21 PM
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Lol I just googled leaf plow and it was the 1st result. Even have a shout out to lawnsite!
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