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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Husky, Aug 2, 2003.

  1. LawnMowerMan2003

    LawnMowerMan2003 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 768

    Hopefully I'll be adding some more equipment soon, but right now I have less than 20 customers so this is it (don't know all model numbers):

    JD 14ST 21" mower with Kawasaki
    JD 14SD 21" mower (backup)
    Troybuilt 21" mower (backup)
    Echo rebuilt curved shaft ($99 Home Depot Special)
    Echo 14" chain saw
    Echo handheld blower

    And that's about it. All that runs, anyway!
  2. sgallaher

    sgallaher LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 265

    Solo operator

    48" eXmark WB w/12.5hp kaw
    Echo trimmer
    Echo back pack blower
    21" MTD push mower
    2001 Dakota 4.7L V8
    5'x10' hurst trailer
  3. GrassBustersLawn

    GrassBustersLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 983

    2001 Ford F-150 SuperCrew (when running 4 man crew & giving quotes)
    1998 Ford F-250 SuperCab 4x4 (when running 2 or 3 man crew)

    2001 6x10 Dump Trailer w/landscape gate - 7k twin axle
    1998 8x12 Open Landscape trailer - can get 3 mowers on it sideways.
    1998 4x8 Tilt Trailer

    1999 Exmark Lazer HP 48"
    2001 Toro Z-147 44"
    2001 Great Dane Super Surfer 36"
    2000 Exmark Metro 36" walk-behind w/sulky
    2001 Encore Z-34 rider 34" - gets in small gates

    (5) Weed-Eater Straight Shaft 17" HO-25 SST (Best deal for the money around! $90 trimmer that lasts & lasts. Buy extra bump feed heads and pop them on when one runs out. No monkeying around with reloading line in the field! They have all lasted over 3 years and still going strong. When they poop out I'll just throw'em away. Can't see spending $300+ on anything else!)

    (4) Homelite hand-held "Yard Broom" Same deal as trimmers!

    TrimmerTrap racks.

    Shindaiwa Extended Reach 20" hedge trimmer
    Echo 22" hedge trimmer
    Stihl 017 14" chain saw
    Poulan 18" chain saw

    Ev N Spread spreader
    (2) Roundup 2 gallon sprayers

    Tons of rakes/pitch forks/hand tools.
  4. GreenMachine102

    GreenMachine102 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 219

    Truck- 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4

    Trailers- 4x8 tilt trailer
    - 6.4'x12' utility trailer

    Trimmers- Homelite Trimlite,( a little short, but never a problem in 7 years!!!!!!!!, works great, I bet an echo wouldn't last that long!!!) Cost 60 bucks! 7 years ago!
    I also have a junky craftsman trimmer, soon will be purchasing a few commercial trimmers such as shindaiwa,stihl, or maryauma, or redmax!

    Mowers- 21" craftsman 6hp triming push mower
    - 2001 craftsman 42 inch 18hp rider, hey you got to start somewhere!!!

    Blower- craftsman 200mph blower!

    Several 5 gallon gas cans, and 2 gallon mix gas cans.
  5. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 14,700

    I cut grass and that's all I do. I operate solo. This is what goes with me every day.

    '95 F-150
    6X12 Pero open trailer
    Dixie Chopper 60"
    Exmark Metro 36" w/Velke
    2 Shindaiwa T-230
    1 Stihl stick edger
    1 Stihl BR420 blower
    1 MTD 6.25 hp big wheel side discharge mower
    1 worn out Grass Gobbler for the Exmark
    1 set 18" loppers
    1 set Fiskars pruners

    When the season winds down I switch to other jobs and there may be any variety of tools or machines with me. I could put a lot more equipment in my tag line but what's the point?
  6. challenger55

    challenger55 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 111

    soon be getting toro 44" 15kaw belt drive
    honda 21"
    kaw trimmer
    homelite b/p sucky
    generac pressure washer
    and a lot of other stuff
  7. Jusmowin

    Jusmowin LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 727

    Part time - solo opp
    94 2500 Chevy truck
    6x12 Texas bragg open trailer
    52 inch Toro W/B
    36 inch Exmark W/b
    21 inch Toro s/p trim mower
    Echo & Stihl 2 cycle equipment

    And a bunch of other old mowers I use as back ups or loaners
  8. Movinfr8

    Movinfr8 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 178

    95 Mitsubishi Montero (store trimmers, blowers in the locked, tinted rear area, outta reach of punks)
    03 Exmark Metro 36" ECS Belt
    03 Echo pb 403 blower
    01 Echo SRM 2100 trimmer
    Craftsman 6hp 22 inch push
    Delta/Honda 6 hp pressure washer

    That's it for now,Maybe when I have more that 4 regular accounts.....
  9. crawdad

    crawdad LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,939

    Instead of carrying spares, I find that carrying a Stihl trimmer, and blower, works for me. It always starts. No brag, just fact.
  10. Shuter

    Shuter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,171

    Mainly solo. 1 parttime guy about 8 hours per week.

    98 Chevy 3/4 ton 8' bed
    U-Dump 10 x 6' dump trailer
    36" Toro WB
    21" Toro
    Biily Goat 10hp blower
    Stihl FS 85
    Stihl hand held blower
    Stihl backpack blower
    Stihl hedger
    Stihl chainsaw
    Craftsman 4 hp edger
    Lesco spreader

    Many hand tools
    rental garage to store everything

    (Ariens and Snapper snow blowers)

    next purchase: Biily Goat Leaf Vac

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