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One Krayzee Kajun Ent. 2011

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by KrayzKajun, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. muddywater

    muddywater LawnSite Bronze Member
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    It won't be long before yours implodes. It probably runs a little better now because you removed the filter that had all of the metal in it causing flow restriction.
     
  2. muddywater

    muddywater LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I agree it has some problems. This sign is something you want to stand out. People are driving by and it needs to grab there attention. I dont think you can skimp on plant cost when you are doing it for advertising purposes. I would like concentrated heavy annual color. A raised central large annual bed would be great for winter. Winter annuals would require little maintenance. A texas flag of annual color would be neat or bright yellow and true blue would grab attention. I would want more height as well on the corners.... Crepe myrtles or emerald arborviteas or tree form savannah/foster/nelly hollies. Indian hawethornes and clearya remind me of lowes. Color grabs attention, so i would want easy color... Knockouts gold mops kaleidoscope abelia.
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  3. Swampy

    Swampy LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Or its a collapsing hydraulic line, it happened with my Scag walkbehind. Had all those symptoms.
     
  4. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    I'm in Louisiana not texas.
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  5. Mikegyver

    Mikegyver LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Sorry to hijack this thread but what would be the best way to handle this? I am thinking of flushing the system again. Would a rebuild help? Thanks for ruining my day.
    mike
     
  6. muddywater

    muddywater LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Stick a magnet in your hydraulic tank and see if you have metal.
     
  7. Mikegyver

    Mikegyver LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Will do thanks...
    Mike
     
  8. CALandscapes

    CALandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
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    Looks like the shrubs in front of the hawthorn are viburnums. They're gonna get BIG. I'd suggest taking them out now; the longer you wait, the harder they'll be to pull out. Not sure how much design training/ experience you have, but most small plants (shrubs, groundcovers, perennials, annuals, etc.) look nice planted in masses/ odd numbered groups (at least in a bed of that shape). A couple rows of hawthorn or loropetulum, some nice masses of agapanthus or bicolor iris on each side (maybe iris for the height they'll provide, which will help mask the blank areas of the block sign), and a big mass of seasonal color (maybe yellow/ purple pansies --- LSU!) would have looked really nice. Be careful of going for too much variety, especially in such a small area. It begins to look overcrowded and distracting. Grouping the plants will help them to read a lot easier and will provide an overall more polished look... Just my .02.
     
  9. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    Thanks Chase. I plan to change a few things up. Still learning.
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  10. BShaffer

    BShaffer LawnSite Member
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    If your not learning you going backwards. We are always learning. You can teach us all something about marketing, your signs stands out more than the westwego sign! good placement!
     

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