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Leaf Vac w/Self Contained Hopper & Dump Body

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Fareway Lawncare, Aug 28, 2004.

  1. Fareway Lawncare

    Fareway Lawncare LawnSite Silver Member
    from Canada
    Posts: 2,222

    Years ago I ran a Hi-Way 18hp leaf vac which was integrated into a 10 cubic yard, self contained hopper or "leaf box" that sat on a twin cylinder dump body in the bed of my truck (F250). This was a Very Sweet Set-Up as I could still pull a trailer & the Whole Thing was Integrated so it didn't have that Scrub, Half Assed Look...The actual Vac sat on a protrusion built into the hopper that came out Over the Roof of the Truck...Very Cool & it Functioned Very Well.....

    Sold it after the City started doing Mechanical Leaf Pick-Up...Now City is Stopping Mechanical Leaf Pick-Up & I Need a New Set-Up.....

    Don't Want to Build Anything....Just want it Done...Made...Ready to Go....Hi-Way doesn't Make this Unit Anymore....Discontinued...

    Anyone else make a Set-Up similar to What I described Above ?
  2. packmate81

    packmate81 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 34

    ODB only way to go hands done. we 40 thousand yards of leave a year and this is all we use. PM me ill give you cantact person and #.

    i have 4, same price as a small county if your could by one, but i wouldnt use any other machine

  3. Fareway Lawncare

    Fareway Lawncare LawnSite Silver Member
    from Canada
    Posts: 2,222

    I was Looking at those...but the Vac isn't built into the box, out of the way like the Hi-Way was.....so in a truck bed I'd still need to take up space on trailer or Hitch hanging or mounting the vac ?!?!


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