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Old 09-02-2006, 08:25 PM
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How many of you guys/gals do Fall Cleanup the old Fashioned way?

My business is still young, and I haven't invested in any sort of lawn vacuum or fancy toy that helps with fall cleanup. Im wondering...how many of you guys/gals just use a blower, rake, and tarp? I will, however be upgrading to the new Shindaiwa backpack--cause Ive heard great things about it. Anyway...just curious.
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Old 09-02-2006, 08:27 PM
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I do... works great for me and no equipment costs besides gas for my echo blowers so its a big money maker .. or I just mulch them with my quick 36 hopefully this year... I often use my mower and mow in a square pushing them to the middle .. then tarp and drag them to woods road or the back of my truck.
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Old 09-02-2006, 08:29 PM
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blow and mulch is how i do it.
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Old 09-02-2006, 08:35 PM
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On all my properties it would be rough to do a cleanup with out a truckloader.
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Old 09-02-2006, 08:38 PM
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Me I hire two friends if it needs to be bagged though. Plus I have 2 BR-600s
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Old 09-02-2006, 09:19 PM
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I read a good review on the Shindaiwa EB8510RT BP blower...any of you own one? Good...bad?? Or should I get a Redmax EBZ8000? Its good to know Im not the only one that blows and mulches.
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Old 09-02-2006, 10:03 PM
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well all my lawns have a good amount of leaves, or to much leaves. all my lawns are good size so i will use a truck loader and bag it with the tractor and then make a pile while my dad sucks the leaves in the truck while my brother mulches with the w/b.
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Old 09-02-2006, 10:18 PM
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I use 2 echo 751 backpacks 2 little wonder push blowers 8hp and 13 hp. And right now I have a deposit down on a 22 hp little wonder truck loader. The company I worked for before going out on my own had 2 dixie choppers with blowers mounted where the deck goes. It was cool, sit on your butt all day blowing leaves.
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Old 09-02-2006, 10:26 PM
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I use 2 echo 751 backpacks 2 little wonder push blowers 8hp and 13 hp. And right now I have a deposit down on a 22 hp little wonder truck loader. The company I worked for before going out on my own had 2 dixie choppers with blowers mounted where the deck goes. It was cool, sit on your butt all day blowing leaves.
that 22hp unit? is that the new one with the hard plastic chute at the top? saw one at my dealer, they look AWSOME, ide love one.
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Old 09-02-2006, 10:29 PM
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I plan on mulching leaves, but I'm not sure yet. I guess it depends upon what the customer wants.
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