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Old 10-31-2001, 06:26 PM
Evan528 Evan528 is offline
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Leaf season....uuugggghhhh!

Check out this Pile of leaves from a cleanup we did today. This massive pile of leaves came from a 1/2 acre property . This is my first year maintaining this property and new I was in for a large job...But geez! What do you mulchers do when you have an account with this many leaves? There would be so much mulch dust it would raise the grade of the yard 2 inches You cant tell on the picture but this pile is about 10ft wide!
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Old 10-31-2001, 06:35 PM
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not seeing the picture evan
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Old 10-31-2001, 06:39 PM
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When we were chattting the other night.....

and talking about you getting a work truck.......

This is why I told you you should get a dump. You can spend $2K and have a nice box built on the back and a new leaf loader that will mulch that pileup in a fraction of the time its going to take you with a tarp.

Another idea is to mulch the leaves in place first, and then collec them so it takes up less space.
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Old 10-31-2001, 06:45 PM
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and again .......file was to big
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Old 10-31-2001, 06:48 PM
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Guido, 90% of the leaves came from the back yard....I wouldnt be able to get a truck back there....second I dont need to load them into a truck because the township collects them with a giant loader every 2 weeks!
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Old 10-31-2001, 07:00 PM
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Evan, did you just use blowers to get them to the curb? Man that's alot of leaves!
So....what did you end up doing with them?
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Old 10-31-2001, 07:01 PM
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Oops, you answered my question before I could ask. Damn, I'm a slow typer!
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Old 10-31-2001, 08:05 PM
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can u say, got leaves?
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Old 10-31-2001, 08:21 PM
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Is that a weekly contract? Our piles get that big after about 3 weeks of tarping & hauling & front blowing.
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Old 10-31-2001, 09:12 PM
LAWNGODFATHER LAWNGODFATHER is offline
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MAN, I love sucking up piles that size. I think I could curb side vac that pile in 9 minutes.

BTW Evan if you had a Peco Vac on your ZTR, you wouldn't have to tarp out the leaves anymore, and you piles would be compressed to about a 10-1 ratio.

Happy leaf removing.

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