Mulch Mule?

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by Tracik801, Apr 26, 2007.

  1. Tracik801

    Tracik801 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    Hello - I am a co-owner in an all female landscaping company. I am contemplating purchasing a Mulch Mule. Any thoughts, suggestions, what are the benefits?
     
  2. The mayor

    The mayor LawnSite Senior Member
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    I was looking into the mulch mule....at $49000.00 that turned me away.
     
  3. Tracik801

    Tracik801 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    Is there anything else out there like it that doesn't cost as much? From what I have seen the cost pays for itself?
     
  4. Lawn Tek

    Lawn Tek LawnSite Senior Member
    from u s a
    Messages: 457

    still got to wheel barrow it . get a finn bark blower
     
  5. ChadsLawn

    ChadsLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,110

    Thats a hell of a down payment on a nice house...
     
  6. Poncho25

    Poncho25 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 369

    Well if you do ALOT of mulch jobs and can justify making such a big purchase, then yeah it will pay for itself pretty quickly. I would love to get something like this but on a smaller scale, wish they made one that held like 10 yards at most, just something to make life easier for us smaller guys and make more profit based on time.
     
  7. Tracik801

    Tracik801 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    I was looking at the mini mule, it's about 36000 and does 15 yards.
     
  8. BMFD92

    BMFD92 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 694

    the mulch mule online says that its a greater investment and lower cost then a mulch blower. IMO I would take a Finn mulch blower any day instead of one of those.
     
  9. chris638

    chris638 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 149

    Mulch mules are more expensive than Finn Bark Blowers. We have a trailer mounted bark blower. Three guys can easily lay about 60 yds. of mulch in one days time. I wouldn't even consider a mule since we got the blower.
     
  10. Tracik801

    Tracik801 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    From what I have heard and read the Finn Blower requires a lot more maintenance? Is that not true?
     

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