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Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by Landscraper1, Nov 13, 2013.

  1. jlutzel

    jlutzel LawnSite Member
    Posts: 102

    Quite the operation you have!
     
  2. Landscraper1

    Landscraper1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Southeastern Ma.
    Posts: 755

    Electric powered mowers are coming along but, they still can not compete with the production of the gas. With the size jobs we do, I would be crazy to switch to electric. Perhaps will work well for small residential work.

    It will be interesting to see what we will be using in 20 years.
     
  3. cli99

    cli99 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 134

    Ya, For Residential work their great! They run like 6 hours on a charge, sometimes is not enough for those big jobs like apartments and huge HOA's. It should be interesting in 20 years, if only you could plug them in on the trailer between jobs or have long lasting batteries!
    I don't think you said but how long does a truck and mower last in your fleet, is it by mileage or years? Just wondering
     
  4. Landscraper1

    Landscraper1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Southeastern Ma.
    Posts: 755

    Depends. Mowers from 3000 to 4000 hours. Trucks 200,000 miles or 12 years..
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  5. Landscraper1

    Landscraper1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Southeastern Ma.
    Posts: 755

    We just started Mulching!!

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    I also just picked up this new trailer..

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    New trailer 031.jpg
     
  6. T Scapes

    T Scapes LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,190

    Is that Chevy with the bark blower 4x4? 5500 i think it was if i remember right been looking for one for a while now
     
  7. PLLandscape

    PLLandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 911

    How do you load the blower at your sites. Just have a skidsteer there to load it? Assuming most of the sites you do are large.
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  8. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,087

    Idk about him but we used to push it off the truck into hopper. The front would fold down and you can just push it off.

    His machine looks bigger than the one we had so I'm not sure
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  9. Chris_NC06

    Chris_NC06 LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Sanford, NC
    Posts: 6,557

    I'd kill for that 5500 and bark blower setup! Happy Easter Landscraper!
     
  10. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,325

    Yours was the same as his if the front folded down. A 302 is the only one that does that. He has custom built sides on it though making it look larger
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