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Old 06-10-2011, 07:57 PM
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I had a 95 ram 2500 and it was all rust. It was a powerhouse with the v 10 but the tranny went then after that I had more problems so it was traded in on my last truck. I just had to upgrade recently to the 250 because eventhough people say you don't need more than a 1500 to mow I really do sometimes around here especially if your fully loaded with the hills. My sierra would struggle to do 40 up route 8 with the trailer a full 6 ft bed of grass and mowers
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Old 06-10-2011, 08:02 PM
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I had a 95 ram 2500 and it was all rust. It was a powerhouse with the v 10 but the tranny went then after that I had more problems so it was traded in on my last truck. I just had to upgrade recently to the 250 because eventhough people say you don't need more than a 1500 to mow I really do sometimes around here especially if your fully loaded with the hills. My sierra would struggle to do 40 up route 8 with the trailer a full 6 ft bed of grass and mowers
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Wow the V10 eh? Mine's just the 360 V8, love driving that truck though, tons of power and comfortable inside. Well seeing that you plow, you absolutely need a 3/4 or more.

Tell me bout it man, my Silverado is only a 6 cylinder, struggles up hills with any load/trailer on it. Love to trade both trucks in and get a 1 ton, maybe next year.
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Old 06-10-2011, 08:19 PM
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Yeah i have my truck for the next 5 years lol. I am buying a cheap car hopefully to drive back and forth to school or a small truck soon. I would like a dump to plow/salt but that wont happen for a bit. I can get 5 yards of mulch (almost 6 ) on my truck and 1 ton of stone or dirt so its working alright for now
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Old 06-10-2011, 08:25 PM
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There's always something to be upgraded or bought... I hear ya, I bet that thing sucks down the gas to and from school. That's a fair amount of mulch man... I only dare put 3 yards in mine and only 1/2 ton of stone... blah the 1/2 ton! Should use the Dodge and get it into landscaping gear then get rid of the Chevy...

Saw you said you wanted to buy a V-Box for the winter... going with new or used? I'd love to get one too but I may just end up getting a tailgate spreader for now... we'll see.
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Old 06-10-2011, 08:47 PM
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I want to get a poly one like brads. Ill probably go new so it is not all rusted and beaten. I just bought a pas 225 trimmer and can't find a chainsaw head =( the whole reason I got it. And I just bought a new 8' ladder for a few jobs I have next week. Yeah stick some sides on the dodge and use it hard! I love hauling 5 yards at a time because that's usually how many yards I do on jobs. A guy doesn't believe me for a job I just did and basically called me out saying that I didn't have 5 yards on it. He was right because there was almost 6 on there. I know the loaders and they heap a 1 yard bucket and throw extra on. The guy is a major pita even after I cut him a break on the price and did extra work he didn't want to pay for because he was going to do it but never did. I hate people. So I have to go do another yard for free tomorrow for him. I wont be working for him again needless to say
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Old 06-13-2011, 11:16 PM
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So I have been slacking recently! I have pictures of jobs I have been doing but have not had the time to upload them. Also there were a few jobs I didnt grab pictures of.
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Old 06-13-2011, 11:20 PM
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some of my commercial account that I mulched then a few others of another mulch job
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Old 06-13-2011, 11:23 PM
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I know someone is going to say something about the edging but the homeowner did it. All I did was mulch.
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Old 06-13-2011, 11:26 PM
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A few more mowing pics. All of them are with the snapper except the one where my finger is over the corner
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Old 06-14-2011, 06:53 AM
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I want to get a poly one like brads. Ill probably go new so it is not all rusted and beaten. I just bought a pas 225 trimmer and can't find a chainsaw head =( the whole reason I got it. And I just bought a new 8' ladder for a few jobs I have next week. Yeah stick some sides on the dodge and use it hard! I love hauling 5 yards at a time because that's usually how many yards I do on jobs. A guy doesn't believe me for a job I just did and basically called me out saying that I didn't have 5 yards on it. He was right because there was almost 6 on there. I know the loaders and they heap a 1 yard bucket and throw extra on. The guy is a major pita even after I cut him a break on the price and did extra work he didn't want to pay for because he was going to do it but never did. I hate people. So I have to go do another yard for free tomorrow for him. I wont be working for him again needless to say
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Call Golden eagle (724) 864-5147
I was there last week and they had a chainsaw attachment
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The last time I was there they also had one
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