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Old 11-17-2012, 07:51 AM
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Billy Goat 16HP Leaf Loader question

So I'm new to this whole Leaf Loader world and i can tell I'm doing something wrong because it feels like these clean ups are taking way longer then the old tarp method.

As some of you know i won this 16hp loader at a auction and it came with that black landscaping french drain hose (i think its 5" hose) and its like 15' long... In your guys opinion is a shorter hose better then longer?
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:16 AM
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whats the make and how old is it. 5 in is small. I have a BG 16 hp and it as a 10 in hose with 12 ft hose. and it will pull pretty good.
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Old 11-17-2012, 10:05 AM
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10 years old billy goat hrt1600 it's got great sucking power
just not getting jobs done as fast as i thought it would
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Old 11-17-2012, 01:02 PM
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how big is the opening on the intake of the loader the hose should be the female hose should slide over that and get band clamped.
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Old 11-17-2012, 05:40 PM
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10" im going to have to try something else because this 6" aint cutting it
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Old 11-17-2012, 07:04 PM
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a bigger hose wouuld solve part of your problem...mine is either 8 or 10" i cant remember off th top of my head and that still gets clogged so i cant imagine using a 5'' hose
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