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Leaf Loader-100 foot hose

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by newguy123, Sep 10, 2013.

  1. newguy123

    newguy123 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,095

    Does anyone on LawnSite use leaf loaders with a 100 foot hose or longer for fall clean ups, in lieu of using a mower with a bagger?

    If so, is it effective, quicker, etc.? Thanks.
     
  2. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,747

    I haven't seen anyone use more an 10', let alone 100. I doubt it would suck it through and the hose would fill a 20 yard dumpster to move between jobs
     
  3. lazor-cut

    lazor-cut LawnSite Senior Member
    from Wixom
    Posts: 315

    A buddy of mine does like 45 condos/ apartments i've seen them use a 25 ft hose.. Objective behind it working is, SUCTION! If the motors big enough and you can keep feeding it light dry leaves, you'll be okay.

    Stick to a short hose! 100' is extreme. You're doing something wrong/ thinking the wrong way if you need a 100' hose!
     
  4. newguy123

    newguy123 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,095

    Yeah 100' is extreme...thinking from the street to the back yard. That's a long ways!
     
  5. Potomac Lawns Inc.

    Potomac Lawns Inc. LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 409

    Not to mention the weight of the hose and how bulky it would be. Would take a trailer small one of course just to haul the hose
     
  6. GrassGuerilla

    GrassGuerilla LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,437

    Have you priced the hose? Your talking thousands of $.
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