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Fall Cleanup Productivity?!

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by TempleLawnCare, Oct 21, 2012.

  1. TempleLawnCare

    TempleLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 204

    Hi guys, I saved all summer and went all in for a leaf loader and a walk-behind blower. I see instant production with the walk-behind blower over backpack's (money well spent). Now the leaf loader (18hp Little Wonder) I have mixed feelings over tarps. I guess time will tell with the loader as I get to some of my customers I have done before. I really thought I could do the you rake em' I take em' and be gone in 20 minutes but as I get to using the loader it is taking more time then I intended....Any tips or tricks on making leaf rows so I can just drive along instead of piling it all in one spot and trying to break though monter piles. Seen some people put up snow fencing but I see that putting another 30 mins dinking around. Thanks for any advice. :usflag:

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  2. corey4671

    corey4671 LawnSite Silver Member
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  3. orangemower

    orangemower LawnSite Silver Member
    from pa
    Posts: 2,773

    Not sure I would have posted a pic of my stuff to the world if it looked like that. That trailer is a real winner.
     
  4. TempleLawnCare

    TempleLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 204

    Thanks Corey, I actually spent a couple hours tonite and ditched the tarp, boxed it off and put chicken wire vents on top. Thanks Orangemower, I started out with a push mower 3 years ago and paid cash for all my equipment, next year when I get a lazer it will definitely be time to upgrade. In the meantime I am very proud to be this far along.

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  5. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,325

    you guys have no idea what harrison is like!!! hahahaha this is probably the most AMAZING LEGIT rig in this town!!




    Should have posted this a few days ago and we would have had you do our cabin on sand lake, just down from the tit club. Next year you can do it.
     
  6. TempleLawnCare

    TempleLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 204

    Thanks for the support P.Services. I am going out to Boathouse Lake to do a cleanup in the morning, I would be more then happy to get you on the list next year.
     
  7. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,325

    like the other guy said get rid of that blue tarp and get a mesh tarp.
     
  8. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,325

    try the old pallet standing up with a little chain on it. Load the leaves and then when your ready to unload back up to a tree and wrap the chain around it and drive forward to pull out the pallet and all the leaves.

    Thats doing it Harrison style right there boy!!!
     
  9. TempleLawnCare

    TempleLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 204

    I actually started out in the Fenton area 15 years ago mowing for Mansour Developments, Georgetown Park and Sub off Torrey & Lahring. Then went on to Good ol' Grandscapes and White Pine, got bored with the work and became a mason for 5 years, then the bottom fell out in fenton. Moved up here to get out of the rat race, obviously no work up here so I had to create my own.
     
  10. TempleLawnCare

    TempleLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 204

    Dang P.Services, you got me pegged....can unload in about 2 mins...lol
     

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