Acorns

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by DynaMow, Sep 9, 2006.

  1. DynaMow

    DynaMow LawnSite Senior Member
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    Anybody got any tips for getting a ton of acorns cleaned up? I know to rake put in barrel and dump but was wondering if anyone has anything better.

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  2. newz7151

    newz7151 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Tejas
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    Maybe an HPV?
     
  3. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
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    Squirrels? Sorry, I couldn't help myself.
     
  4. LLandscaping

    LLandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I used a Little Wonder HPV vac last year and it did a good job of removing acorns. You just had to go slow and the bag filled up very quickly.
     
  5. lawnspecialties

    lawnspecialties LawnSite Silver Member
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    I've done this one time before. RedMax 8000. Blew them into a pile but that's about the best option I had.

    P.S. I like the signature:)
     
  6. ACutAbovesiny

    ACutAbovesiny LawnSite Senior Member
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    If you have astrong blower you can pile them then vac them up or shovel.
     
  7. ACutAbovesiny

    ACutAbovesiny LawnSite Senior Member
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    You read my mind.
     
  8. prostriper

    prostriper LawnSite Senior Member
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    I would go the blower route. Se about renting one of the 10hp or bigger ones, they will make the 8000 look like a light breeze.
     
  9. jkingrph

    jkingrph LawnSite Senior Member
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    Rake'um up and sell for deer feeder bait.
     
  10. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
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    a 21 in snapper hi vac wil pick them up.
     

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