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Old 09-26-2009, 02:21 PM
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Power broom sounds like the way to go. We've always used backpacks to do the job. I find you have to be a bit more aggressive blowing acorns than anything else. What I mean by that is you have to get closer to the turf and right up on them to really get em moving well. It's a little bit more of a workout and you have to do more side to side movements with the hose as well. I get em in lines and work em as far as I can go until their ready to pile. Then a scoop, barrel, and rake finishes it up.
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Old 09-26-2009, 05:06 PM
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Old 09-29-2009, 06:32 AM
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You do need to pay attention, but we have yet to create any long lasting damage to the turf. This method gets them all, embedded or not. I personally like the broom attachment best, but the paddle works fine also....
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Old 09-29-2009, 08:59 AM
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squirrel army.


Yep, have oak tree's in the front yard, walnot and hickory tree's in the back. Most of the walnuts have already fallen and what the squirrel's didn't get a neighbor did.

Only problem is my squirrels think my yard is the best place to now dig up, hide their nuts
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Old 09-29-2009, 09:41 AM
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Yep, have oak tree's in the front yard, walnot and hickory tree's in the back. Most of the walnuts have already fallen and what the squirrel's didn't get a neighbor did.

Only problem is my squirrels think my yard is the best place to now dig up, hide their nuts
well then you need an army of panthers--to go after the squirrels
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Old 09-29-2009, 10:17 AM
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Cut the tree down ... no tree, no acorns.
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Old 09-29-2009, 03:36 PM
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Cut the tree down ... no tree, no acorns.
I like the way you think!
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Old 09-29-2009, 03:49 PM
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Old 10-01-2009, 04:58 PM
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We use a power broom or paddle attachment on my Stihl Kombi, and Echo PAS. Works great, broom into a pile and shovel them up. Free de-thatching also!!!!!!
Stihl makes the powersweep(paddles) or the brush. What one do you use? Looks like the brush may be too abrasive for the lawn.
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Old 10-01-2009, 05:04 PM
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power broom works the best.
Like I asked before, you use the bristle brush or the paddle attachment?
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