Jrco leaf plow

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by dlaros, Nov 14, 2010.

  1. dlaros

    dlaros LawnSite Member
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    We just got one at work, and this thing has been impressive so far. I work for a small company and its just two of us, so anything that makes are job easier is a plus.And this does that. We got done a leaf clean-up that takes us about an 2 hrs in 1 and a half. I think this is the best piece of equipment we got this year.

    Its mounted on a Great Dane Chariot 61 in, and its either 25 or 29 horsepower. That machine as no problem pushing 6 ft worth of leaves.

    The only thing it didn't come with is a cord to pull the plow up, but that was an easy fix.
     
  2. hackitdown

    hackitdown LawnSite Silver Member
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    I have been using one for 3 seasons. The thing is amazing. Huge time saver. I have it on a 23HP ZTR, and it can push huge piles.
     
  3. bare spot

    bare spot LawnSite Bronze Member
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    nice, never used one but see how it could very useful. btw where it mounts up, how's it look, secure?
     
  4. dlaros

    dlaros LawnSite Member
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    It mounts up by the front wheels, we are actually changing the mounting system today. The brackets been coming loose on us, so we are going to cut it down to size, and mb put a few welds on it. And the bracket really doesn't look that bad either.
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  5. cb171985

    cb171985 LawnSite Member
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    those things are awesome. my only complaint is that the pile seems to get real dense. makes a little extra work when you suck them up. when those leaves get wet and you plow them up they turn to concrete.
     
  6. AA+ landscaping

    AA+ landscaping LawnSite Member
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    Can you move leafs on the grass?
     
  7. djlunchbox

    djlunchbox LawnSite Member
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    yep, thats the point. the plow has little tines on the bottom that rake while you plow.
     
  8. land_scaper70

    land_scaper70 LawnSite Member
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    Love mine, what a time saver. I can put it on my MB or ZTR.
     
  9. sven1277

    sven1277 LawnSite Senior Member
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    It is great. I reinforced mine with additional bracing because we push a lot of leaves with it. We are often sucking up 130yds of leaves a day and using the jrco plow to move the leaves to the curb for the truck vac. It is great for pushing to the wood line too, then just use backpacks to disperse the piles.
     

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