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View Poll Results: Fall Clean Up- Hate or Tolerate?
HATE leaves, no matter how much $ I can make!!! 33 23.24%
They are a PITA but I tolerate it. 109 76.76%
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Old 11-19-2007, 07:55 PM
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I also check C I love leaves. My city hauls them, so long as there on the road, so make things easier.
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Old 12-01-2007, 11:42 PM
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I've found so far that the right equipment can make fall clean-ups more enjoyable. But if the weather doesn't cooperate it can get frustrating real quick, like this year...
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Old 12-02-2007, 02:38 AM
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hate it takes away from hunting
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Old 12-02-2007, 06:07 AM
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we love leave clean up time. make good money. colder, no 80-90 degrees days. we have all the equipment to it right and fast.
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Old 12-14-2007, 11:22 PM
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I spent all day blowing, raking, tarping, and emptying my grass catcher...but I made decent money and got some good ideas for how to do a more efficient job with a little innovation and some time in the shop. So far, I like leaves pretty good, as long as they are not too deep. I'd rather just mow a yard with a bagger a couple of times during the fall instead of blowing 6" deep leaves off of the whole yard, with "snow drift" banks in front of garages and in flower beds.
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Old 12-15-2007, 12:13 AM
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Get a leaf plow from Jerico and say goodbye to leaf snow banks
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Old 12-15-2007, 02:25 PM
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I actually have some old truck fenders, like the one pictured below, that I'm going to make a frame and bracket for to mount on my Ferris. I'd like to make it expandable, but that would take more time and materials to figure out. If I get a good idea for how to do it, I will. I'll attach a rubber flap or brushes to the bottom to sweep the leaves without hurting the grass.
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Old 12-15-2007, 02:53 PM
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Moneys good but Id rather be mowing.
I agree with that all the way. When they get wet, though. . .
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Old 12-20-2007, 03:23 PM
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lady next door to the house i cleand today askd how much to blow the leaves i am like 40 shes like ohh thats alot of money and turnd away so i went right back to work. leaves were 4 inchs deep i thought that was cheap. my bad maybe i have lost the value of a dollar

MAN, i bet she was upset you didnt work for free..
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Old 01-20-2008, 12:55 AM
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The Toro triple bagger system is incredible. Never clogs, easy to take on and off and since it runs from the blade pulleys, the leaves get chopped up...makes it nice to be able to get an entire yard worth of leaves on the trailer rather than hauling more than once.
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