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Old 06-21-2010, 09:20 PM
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What is the best and quickest way to get the leaves on a trailer with out a leaf vac. Thanks
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Old 06-21-2010, 09:24 PM
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Tarp them and carry them on the trailer like a Santa Clause sack and dump them onto a larger tarp laying on the floor of the trailer...when you get to the dump just pull the tarp that is under the leaves to get them all off...if there is a ton of leaves you will want to go something like tarp,leaves,tarp,leaves you can pull off a more manageable amount of weight at a time.
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Old 06-21-2010, 10:33 PM
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That is positively the fastest way of doing it - short of having something to tie on to. The layering thing definitely works the best. Then, when your done. you have minimal sweeping to do. Myself, I always used a pitchfork and pushed decent sized bites out of the pile, but that's not as efficient.

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Old 06-21-2010, 10:48 PM
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For sure the tarp set up..
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Old 06-21-2010, 11:02 PM
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Easiest way to get them off if you don't have a dump bed is the load handler,just put the handle on and crank them off,works even when they are wet.Tarp them on,crank them off,bought it for $170 from a sponsor on LS.
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