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Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by Collegiate, Feb 13, 2006.
Small Sod Job... Nothing Fancy
This is what i started with this leaf season. It is not a dump, but you do what you gotta do. I bought a 12' Dumper later, but did not take pics. I will be posting some pics of all my Equipment and Such around March. We have grown so much in just one year. It is almost unreal.
leaf suckin machine!
How is that curbside leaf pickup going? Do you find many people don't mind raking or blowing it in a pile but hate to bag it up??? We are looking to purchase a leaf machine late summer for the fall.
Any advice on this is appreciated...
that thing "sucks"!
That is a pretty good idea with the advertising "curb side pickup" on the side. Do most of you customers rake their leaves and have it ready for you to come or do you do all the blowing yourself too? I saved that pic. Will deffinatly consider that when im ready to expand next year.
Question, why pimp the Billy Goat name on the leaf trailer? Do they pay you? Just curious.
Also how much did it suck unloading that? Be honest!
The dumper will make it a lot easier!
Lots of great questions. I would strongly urge anyone going into the Leaf Clean Up business to get the dumper, truck or trailer, just get a dumper. That thing takes about 1 hour to unload full. But you can hold about 2 tons to 2.5 tons litterally. Anyway, I just put the Billy Goat on the side because it takes up some space and i thought i looked good. No perks from their end.
The setup i have for the dumper is very similar only a 12' Dump instead of a 16' trailer. The Billy Goat is 16hp and works great for dry leaves and good for wet leaves. Piles with lots of Debris and Junk it does not do so well with. I am looking to buy a Huge machine for next season due to the overwelming response we have been getting. Pull into a neighborhood and hit about 10 piles during the busy season. Not bad, but with this new machine i could potenially do 15 to 20 jobs a day, curbside. By the way, if you want a good deal on the Billy goat(s) in the pic shot me an email from my website or pm from here and we can talk.
Thanks for the responses.
it must feel real heavy when you got that trailor filled with mulched leaves.how long did it take for you too empty it being its not a dump,also what method did you use?looks good
I forgot to tell this, Most of my customers do not touch their own properties. I give them a sweet deal on full service b/c when my truck pulls up and sits for 45 mins while my crew goes in to clean up i usually recieve about 2 or 3 calls just from that saying "we saw your truck out at joe blows house today and want you to come do our leaves." No problem for me to give my customer who i already service for mowing and mulch etc a great deal b/c of that very reason.
I am anxious to see that enclosed...from what i see it is pretty impressive!