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Old 12-23-2012, 08:51 PM
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Any Ideas on how to pick up leaf out of thick ivy

Trying to figure out a new way to increase productivity for my yards that have thick ivy areas/patches with leafs. Right now I use a Stihl kombi system blower with a kmr90 powering it. It does the job but takes FOREVER. What do you do???
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Old 12-23-2012, 08:53 PM
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I just blow the S*** out of it with the walk behind blower. It usually come out pretty easy.
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Old 12-23-2012, 08:56 PM
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Red max 8050 that would Solve the problem
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Old 12-23-2012, 09:17 PM
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Just let the snakes eat the leaves.
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Old 12-23-2012, 09:42 PM
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That's how I do it. Blast the crap out of it while waving the nozzle back and forth, side to side, or whatever pattern frees the leaves from the ivy.
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Old 12-23-2012, 10:17 PM
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That's how I do it. Blast the crap out of it while waving the nozzle back and forth, side to side, or whatever pattern frees the leaves from the ivy.
That's exactly what we use too
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Old 12-23-2012, 10:30 PM
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i Have the kombi blower and i upgraded to the stihl br600. it is a huge difference. i even have the km130, which is stronger then your 90. i also have a walk behind blower 13hp (390cc honda engine). the stihl back pack blower br600 works alot better for getting the leaves of out ivy, but if its a ton of sq ft of ivy i might use the walk behind blower.
the back pack blower is a huge different from the kombi blower. it youre going to be doing fall clean ups, it will help out alot.
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Old 12-24-2012, 08:17 AM
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Any Ideas on how to pick up leaf out of thick ivy

Have one person gently rake while the other blows it out.
You wont get every last leaf unless you pick it out by hand
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Old 12-24-2012, 11:22 AM
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Like others have said, just blow it out. Move the blower tube around, up and down, etc. Ivy areas will take longer than the turf, but you should get most of the leaves out. The remainder leaves usually just settle under the ivy.
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