Trac Vac for a Walk behind

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Eazy Cutters, Nov 7, 2006.

  1. Eazy Cutters

    Eazy Cutters LawnSite Member
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    Has anyone used the model 480 Trac Vac system for a walk behind. If so how does it work?
     
  2. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
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    They work allot better on walks like the Turf Tracer. The bigger the walk the better.

    If you do hills, you might want to go with a side bagger --- accelerators or something like it.
     
  3. Josh.S

    Josh.S LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I hate the track vac for my dixie chopper, so i bet i would really hate one on a WB..
     
  4. beautifullawns

    beautifullawns LawnSite Senior Member
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    I don't remember what model mine is but if you collect a lot of grass its great. At first its a little wierd having it in front of you, but you will get use to it fast. heres a pic

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  5. kipper

    kipper LawnSite Member
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    I hate the trac-vac for my dixie as well. This thing just blows dust everywhere and gets clogged all the time. What a POS !!!! Any body want a buy it????
     
  6. The mayor

    The mayor LawnSite Senior Member
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    I have one for my Dixie and works great with no clogging.
     
  7. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
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    We have 4 of them, but can do without the dust that vents out the top of the barrel
     
  8. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
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    Thats what I was thinking Rod,that has to be hard on the operater in very dry dusty leaves. and a side note ....another thing(maybe the most) I like about my cyclone rake, the vent is far away from the operator and I havent been bothered .....so far

    wayne
     
  9. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
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    true wayne, but anything beats a rake and a tarp :laugh:
     
  10. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
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    LOL been there, done that, I agree with ya!!!!!

    wayne
     

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