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Old 10-21-2012, 09:16 PM
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Andrew and Kepple do you guys have any demand in your area for grindings that would be used as filter medium or erosion control? Already too many mulch supply available around hard to compete but filter medium and erosion control mix sells for more and not widely available.
Andrew looking good. Would be great to plan a walk around this winter of your operation if it work into both of our schedules
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Old 10-21-2012, 10:08 PM
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We dont have a demand for a filter medium here that I know of. We have not been asked anyway to produce it for that purpose. Our customers in South Florida may be using it for that purpose, but im not sure. The only other use that we have seen for our mulch products is temporary parking lots.
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Old 10-21-2012, 10:44 PM
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We color the mulch on the second grind. So the third grind, or "regrind" that you see in the videos is purely for size reduction of the mulch.
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Old 10-24-2012, 08:05 PM
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Sorry- didn't even see the response there Dylan. I've ground some mulch in the past for a filter medium but it is not a big business in my area. Other than one guy who blows it into socks, no one has asked me for that kind of mulch.
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Old 10-24-2012, 08:20 PM
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Here is a project I did earlier in the summer. Pretty standard brush mulching job that turned into prepping the area for a lawn that the homeowners wanted to install by themselves in the future.

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Old 10-24-2012, 08:30 PM
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Great work. Man i really want to run a mulcher on a skid.
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Old 10-24-2012, 09:56 PM
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I spy none bobcat tracks on the T770
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Old 10-24-2012, 10:35 PM
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Old 10-24-2012, 10:49 PM
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what do you get for a job that size? i would price that somewhere in the 9-11k range im thinking. Would i be over your price?
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Old 10-25-2012, 06:59 AM
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what do you get for a job that size? i would price that somewhere in the 9-11k range im thinking. Would i be over your price?
damn I need to raise my rates then
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