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Old 11-10-2010, 02:41 PM
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you obviously don't deal with a whole lot of leaves.....
I assure you we deal with plenty. How can you comment on the performance when it is a totally custom machine and you have no first hand knowledge of how well it works? I run a two man crew with this and they can work all a 8 hr day and just fill it up. Now granted that is travel time, time to blow the leaves into piles, and less than one hr each day to unload. It grinds them up real good. You do this five days a week and I am telling you that is a lot of leaves.

So many people think they have to have the coolest equipment to do a simple job (Don't get me wrong I love cool equipment) when all you really need is to be able to think a little bit. Just because nobody does it this way doesn't mean it isn't a great way to do it.
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Old 11-10-2010, 06:17 PM
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Now that's country! Whatever works for you.
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Old 11-10-2010, 06:33 PM
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Now that's country! Whatever works for you.
You could say that! My father is a fabricator and a farmer so we have come up with some interesting things some over the years.
Like you said, it works!
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Old 11-11-2010, 12:00 PM
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I assure you we deal with plenty. How can you comment on the performance when it is a totally custom machine and you have no first hand knowledge of how well it works? I run a two man crew with this and they can work all a 8 hr day and just fill it up. Now granted that is travel time, time to blow the leaves into piles, and less than one hr each day to unload. It grinds them up real good. You do this five days a week and I am telling you that is a lot of leaves.

So many people think they have to have the coolest equipment to do a simple job (Don't get me wrong I love cool equipment) when all you really need is to be able to think a little bit. Just because nobody does it this way doesn't mean it isn't a great way to do it.

you're hose is too small and too long. I couldn't image sitting there having to rake it in little by little. I fill a 12' dump with 6' sides 2x a day.....so yea
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Old 11-11-2010, 12:48 PM
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Those are leaves that were ground once already wit the walkers that is y they dont suck up real quick.
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Old 11-11-2010, 01:04 PM
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Side load side dump hydraulic truck bed

check this out for leaves. you can also side dump and it is enclosed
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Old 11-11-2010, 01:31 PM
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That is nice!
KE-llc that is also sucking through 100' of pipe so it is working pretty well on ground up leaves.
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Old 11-11-2010, 04:01 PM
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it may not be for you but if it works for him then go for it. Im always intrigued by the stuff people come up with. Looking good and keep up the inventing
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Old 11-11-2010, 04:20 PM
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Why not just open up the side door and leave the back one closed. You'll probably keep more leaves in the trailer that way
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Old 11-11-2010, 04:35 PM
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Why not just open up the side door and leave the back one closed. You'll probably keep more leaves in the trailer that way
I'm confused. Everyone does realize I had the back doors open because I didn't want to empty it later? We were just out in a field doing a test when I took this video.
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