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Our new leaf machine

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by AdamChrap, Nov 9, 2010.

  1. AdamChrap

    AdamChrap LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 937

    He is a video of us testing our leaf machine we just built. Pretty crude but wanted to make sure it would work. We have 100' of pipe on it so we can reach those stubborn places. Unit has a 20+ HP 2 Cyl Wisconsin.


    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,223

    so you cut a hole in the side of your enclosed trailer to blow leaves into??? also how do you get the leaves out of the trailer? and why didnt you just build a leaf box for one of the trucks? and again why????
  3. bobcat48

    bobcat48 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,176

    Nice.kool man.i like it.

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 5,225

    looks cool but it seems like it would be easier to have a flexible pipe
  5. AdamChrap

    AdamChrap LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 937

    This traioer is on it's last leg. We do not use it in the daily business anynore. We needed something fast because we picked up a lot of. Cleanup accounts this year and I walkers couldnt cut it. They shovel them out. Two guys can do it in 45 min. It works great.
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  6. AdamChrap

    AdamChrap LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 937

    The flax pipe is very epensive and creates more friction/resistance.
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  7. thu cutting edge

    thu cutting edge LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 280

    just make a box for the truck. blowing that into the trailer you will wast so much time over the course of the leaf season you could buy a dump trailer. break it down accounting wise. but im not telling you how to run your company. also got to typco for the flex hose.
  8. AdamChrap

    AdamChrap LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 937

    Ya typing on a touch screen leaves something to be desired. Our original plan was to put it on our dump truck nut it has some mechanical issues that make it unreliable and we didnt have time to fix them now. Didnt want it to go down half way through the season. It really dont take long to unload and we can get a 8hr day worth of leaves in it. It grinds them real good.
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  9. br549oicu8

    br549oicu8 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,230

    Dude, that cracks me up!!!!!!
  10. johnsonslawnmanagement

    johnsonslawnmanagement LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 909

    Wow.....whatever works for you is what I always say.
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