Leaf clean-up trailer

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by robertsturf, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. robertsturf

    robertsturf LawnSite Bronze Member
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    This is our new leaf clean-up rig. We traded our old set-up to a guy from Memphis for this 6 x 12 dump. So we basically had to start from scratch on the leaf box. We also bought his 18hp Billy Goat with a new Vanguard Magnum engine on it. I also installed the new Piranha shredder on the impeller. All that is left is the racks for rakes and a locking back-pack blower rack that I make for all our trailers. The flash on our digital camera gave me fits because the sun is going down.




  2. teamgreendude

    teamgreendude LawnSite Senior Member
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    looks good Trent !, I just bought a new 18hp and I mounted it on my 6x12 open trailer. I just need to get a mesh tarp for the top of it now.
  3. bobcat48

    bobcat48 LawnSite Gold Member
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    Looks good.i like it.
  4. ringahding

    ringahding LawnSite Senior Member
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    AWESOME! ! CLEAN! ! GO GET IT DIRTY! ! LOL :drinkup:
  5. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
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    This is pretty much exactly what I want to have next year. Looks really good!!!!
  6. robertsturf

    robertsturf LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Thanks the great thing about the leaf trailer set-up is you don't have to dread doing the clean-ups near as much.
  7. Southern Pride

    Southern Pride LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Memphis
    Posts: 1,382

    Trent, another Memphis guy here! That setup is boss. Would you explain exactly how the whole thing works, after you suck up the leaves? How far does the hose reach? Do you have to drive the trailer all around the yard? and how powerful is that vanguard engine? hp? Sorry for all the questions had to ask sooner or later. I want a setup like that as long as I could reach everything without driving it onto customer property.
  8. Ben's Landscape

    Ben's Landscape LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Nice set up! it looks very clean and professional. does the loader swing away with the gate on the trailer?
  9. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
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    With a set up like this you will use leaf blowers and leaf plows to get all the leaves to where the truck is parked. You can blow the leaves into the driveway, down by the road, where ever....then the truck will just vacuum up the pile. These systems aren't ment to go all over a lawn but rather park on the street/driveway and wait for the pile of leaves to come to them.
  10. mowerdude777

    mowerdude777 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,732

    VERY NICE I would love to have somthing like that next year or the folowing year

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