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Old 05-11-2009, 10:48 PM
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blowing comm. accounts

just picked up alarge sonic drive-in, and was wondering how you guys blow the grass clippings off the concrete where there are curbs? its to far to blow down the curb, large parking lot, and i tried to blow them back up on the lawn but with the wind blowing ,that did not work very well. i have a small echo handheld, does it not have enough umpph. or wth??????
thanks for helping a newbie out!!
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Old 05-11-2009, 10:52 PM
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bigger blower
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Old 05-11-2009, 11:10 PM
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Just do you best to prevent clippings from reaching drive, then go get yourself a BR 600 and be done with it.

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Old 05-11-2009, 11:13 PM
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We do a lot of that kind of properties and we first determine which way the wind is blowing. We try to utilize the wind to blow everything to one corner. A sonic is not big enough to require a WB blower just a Echo 610 or Stihl 420 is what we use. If you blow stuff back onto the lawn sometimes that doesn't look so hot.
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Old 05-11-2009, 11:52 PM
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no offence, but sonics SUCK...... there is NOT enouf there to do anything.

when we had one. most of the time was spend blowing, with 2 back pack's of corse.

jsut wasn't any money there
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Old 05-12-2009, 12:24 AM
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You need a backpack blower. Then you could practically blow the clippings through the curb! lol
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Old 05-12-2009, 12:43 AM
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a backpack blower would make your life a lot easier
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