How to move clipping w/out pickup

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by NEWGUYRI, Jan 16, 2010.

  1. NEWGUYRI

    NEWGUYRI LawnSite Senior Member
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    How should I move clippings without a pickup truck? It will only be for about 6 months, until I have enough capital to afford one.
     
  2. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
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    In the trailer?


    No....
    Don't tell me.
     
  3. S L C

    S L C LawnSite Senior Member
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    lol topsites... :laugh:
     
  4. NEWGUYRI

    NEWGUYRI LawnSite Senior Member
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    believe me, I am opposed to the idea as well, but I have no other option. I think putting a tarp down might work?
     
  5. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
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    How are you transporting your equipment?
     
  6. DLAWNS

    DLAWNS LawnSite Fanatic
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    I think your best bet would be to throw a tarp down on the trailer and just pile it on there....When unloading it you'll probably have to pitchfork it off, but if it's light enough you might be able to slide it off.
     
  7. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
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    Yeah so long you have a trailer it's no big deal.
    I don't use a tarp, the stuff's so dang heavy anyhow...

    I usually shovel it out with a pitchfork, use a wheel barrow to transport the stuff.
     
  8. DLAWNS

    DLAWNS LawnSite Fanatic
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    Thats true...it usually gets so heavy you won't be able to use a tarp to pull it off...the only reason that I would use one is so you don't get stank grass all stuck to your trailer.
     
  9. doubleedge

    doubleedge LawnSite Senior Member
    from ND
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    It looks like you pull a small trailer with your zero turn. The only thing that you could do is pull a bigger trailer, or pull a second trailer behind your other one. You won't be able to put much in it, though.
     
  10. STIHL GUY

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 5,225

    you could just mulch everything
     

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