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Old 04-28-2013, 03:57 PM
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Hey Pro, throw some angles on those fairways! LOL I went back to all walkbehinds and if you saw my properties, you would understand. They do indeed have a niche. Funny about the cops, I set off an alarm friday when my new guy got a little too close to an AC unit. (Client still in The winter digs in Fla.) Cop pulls up and sees me, just waves and splits.
Had something like that happen to us, we were mowing three houses in a row in a neighborhood and it was when RI had our little earth quake last summer. All three houses the silent alarms went off and the cops came, saw my guys at all three houses and then it was time for some explaining. Luckily a bunch of other ones were going off too so they figured they had nothing to do with it.
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Old 04-29-2013, 09:45 AM
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classic!!! i understand you have the 60 turf tracer, which is a walkbehind, but whats the purpose of walkbehind that big, just to save weight, for areas that might not drain as well? i can't imagine a 60" wb fitting many more places then a 60" ztr. i would think it would be close on the hills. i always thought walk behinds were for extreme hills and to get though smaller gates, so that's why a lot of guys buy 52", 48" and 36" walkbehinds. but the 60 doesn't seem like it would be much better for anything other then areas that don't drain well, i do suppose it would be a little safer on hills.
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The walkbehinds are good for alot of things. They are night and day better on hills, you can mow under trees/bushes much better then a z-mower can, they are great for tight spots, They do much better on wet lawns and wont rut the grass like the z-mowers do. they do alot better on fuel, etc etc

Every good lawn rig should have Atleast 1 walkbehind and 1 z-mower.
Additionally, a 60" WB will blow a Z away on areas with a lot of obstacles or curves in beds, etc.

I agree Ben, we run a WB and a Z on all our crews.
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Old 04-29-2013, 03:20 PM
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Some mulch

Mulch on trailer.
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Old 04-29-2013, 09:43 PM
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You need a dump truck Ben, break the bank already and buy a dump


oh make sure its a cummins
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Old 04-29-2013, 09:46 PM
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Hey Ben have you tried any other moners besides exmark?
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Old 04-29-2013, 10:52 PM
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You need a dump truck Ben, break the bank already and buy a dump


oh make sure its a cummins
lol, i would still use my trailer for mulch even if i had a dump truck, I can fit 8 yards on my trailer, where as a small mason dump can hold maybe 4-5.

I literally only use the trailer for a few places that the mulch is spread out over a large area. For everything else i just have the mulch yard deliver it to the sites.
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Old 04-29-2013, 10:55 PM
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Hey Ben have you tried any other moners besides exmark?
Yea i have had owned Scags in the past, I started out with a Bobcat, I have demoed Hustler/Scag/Exmarks/and Toro, I always end up picking Exmarks in the end.
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Old 04-29-2013, 11:50 PM
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You need a dump trailer Ben, break the bank already and buy a dump


oh make sure you tow it with a cummins
fixed it for you! they hold more weight, can do 10 yards of mulch all day long, less maintenance, no insurance, cheaper registration. better longevity, cheaper to own, better resale. the list goes. but if he gets most of mulch delivered then it wouldn't be a great idea to buy a trailer that dumps, and if doesn't haul any leaves away might not be too useful, could be good for land clearing maybe, or chipping into not sure how much of that goldpro does though.
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Old 04-30-2013, 06:03 PM
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More stripes

This lawn is dry and bare but still stripes good lol

Little back lawn
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Old 04-30-2013, 10:28 PM
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You don't spray your lawns do you? If not do you sub that out to another company or what. I ask because all your lawns, from what I see, don't have any weeds.Sorry if its been asked, stuff looks good as always!
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