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Leaf Vacuum's

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by QuadRacer041, Feb 9, 2006.

  1. QuadRacer041

    QuadRacer041 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 364

    im looking for a leaf sucker to mount on the front a frame of my emclosed trailer, problem is i dont have much room.does anyone have any pictures or can make any suggestions on what models to use.
     
  2. slplow

    slplow LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 354

    Do you have the short or the long front frame? I have the long frame and run a 16hp giant-vac.
     
  3. QuadRacer041

    QuadRacer041 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 364


    im pretty sure i have a short.wonder if i can get anything to fit?
     
  4. cantoo

    cantoo LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,910

    Don't make the mistake of trying to make something work that will just make you mad later. Take your trailer to a welding shop and get them to extend the hitch so you can do it right. Every minute you save later will make you money.
     
  5. QuadRacer041

    QuadRacer041 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 364


    well as long as i get it to fit there why would i need to extend the hitch?
    is extending the hitch a big deal?will it weaken my trailer at all?
     
  6. cantoo

    cantoo LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,910

    Price depends on your trailer type and the welding shop you hire. If it's a regular length one then you likely won't have enough room remember you might want to make a tight turn and body repairs are expensive.
     

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