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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Grass King, Jan 22, 2004.

  1. Grass King

    Grass King LawnSite Member
    Posts: 77

    How much and what do you keep on you truck and trailer for maintenance on your equipment.

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  2. Kelly & Sons

    Kelly & Sons LawnSite Member
    Posts: 111

    belts, blades (mower & edger), jumper cables, tool kit, tire sealant, cooler, misc nuts & bolts....
  3. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    oil, belts, blades, nutz/bolts, pins, tire sealant, zip ties, spark plugs, much more that I can't think of
  4. energy

    energy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 159

    yo Grass King, never use fix-a-flat. They rot your tires away from the inside. i learned that the hard way.One time i had a complete flat with a 24 X 12 X 12 tire from a leak. The tire sat overnight with the flat and stayed that way forever. I took it to a tire repair facility and they pointed out the shredding of rubber on the inside of the sidewalls that permitted constant leaking. This was a brand new tire with maybe 3 months of life! The chemical agents degrade tire rubber and allows them to shred over a brief period of time. Dont ever use fix-a-flat or it will happen to any tire you use it on.
  5. packerbacker

    packerbacker LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,433

    tool set, tire plugs, spark plugs, blades,jumper cables,nuts and bolts, extra can of chew, plenty of water
  6. pjslawncare/landscap

    pjslawncare/landscap LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,410

    Dont forget the grease gun. shoot your crappy helper in the back of the head and tell him a bird just **** on him

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  7. packerbacker

    packerbacker LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,433

    Just make sure you dont put grease underneath your bosses door handle...you might be out of a job;)
  8. Avery

    Avery LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,389

    A back up of every piece of equipment. Not gonna take the time to do repairs in the field.
  9. Shuter

    Shuter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,171

    What ever small things I would need to get me through the day. Like tools, grease, oil, belts, blades, etc.
  10. kels

    kels LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 280

    avery, I would like to see a picture of your rig(s) with a backup for every piece of equip., just wondering how you fit it all on one trailer, or if you send out 2 crews to each job in case something happens.

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