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Homemade JD Collection Sys,

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by onlyNadvance, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. onlyNadvance

    onlyNadvance LawnSite Member
    Posts: 15

    I 'm not going to pay 2800.00 for a collection system for my machine. I built this thing for less than 300.00 and a few evenings after work! this thing will pack the box tight to the top! with toggle switch dump from the seat!

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  2. Lance712

    Lance712 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 43

    Looks good! What did the blower and briggs come off of?
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  3. onlyNadvance

    onlyNadvance LawnSite Member
    Posts: 15

    It use to be a Sears chipper vac like this one. the deck boot was made from the chippers drop chute.

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  4. onlyNadvance

    onlyNadvance LawnSite Member
    Posts: 15

    Around here these things(chippers) are a dime a dozen, And i felt the need to make something useful from something useless! 20 buck yard sale item.
     
  5. buttaluv

    buttaluv LawnSite Senior Member
    from MidWest
    Posts: 526

    very nice! nice ingenuity
     
  6. bobcat48

    bobcat48 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,176

    Very nice,looks great!
     
  7. ygim

    ygim LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 300

    thats awesome really smart and thrifty, looks really professional.
     
  8. StihlMechanic

    StihlMechanic LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,133

    Thats awesome. I was going to take my pos chipper and use it as a leaf loader. This might be what I do as well. I was going to use corrugated irrigation pipe for the tube. Looks good.
     
  9. THEGOLDPRO

    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,223

    can you get some pics of how the dump system works???
     
  10. McFarland_Lawn_Care

    McFarland_Lawn_Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,384

    VERY nice.....I wish I was half as clever as that!! Guess I need to start by getting a welder and practicing.... =D
     

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