Trying to find leaf collection hose

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by CGT_LTD, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. CGT_LTD

    CGT_LTD LawnSite Member
    Posts: 15

    Hey everybody....

    I did a search, but didn't find much.

    I need to get 2 hoses for our leaf collection system.

    We have hoses from our Exmark UltraVac to a leaf collection cart that is towed behind the rider.

    Hose is 8" diameter and I need about 7-8' long. I found a few online, but would like some recommendations from you guys.

    Ideal would be somewhere in Minnesota (Twin Cities Area) where I could go pick up.

  2. djagusch

    djagusch LawnSite Platinum Member
    from MN
    Posts: 4,231

    Central Power Distrubtor is where my dealer go mine last fall. Ok quality. I would talk to Rich at MN Maintence in Shokopee. I bet he has stuff on hand. It is pricey though.
  3. CGT_LTD

    CGT_LTD LawnSite Member
    Posts: 15

    Thanks. I called MN Maintenance and they wanted $19/foot and I need (2) 8' sections. Ouch.
  4. 603turfdepot

    603turfdepot Sponsor
    Posts: 70

    you could try the guys at proparts. they sell truck loader hose
  5. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,412

    These are different grades of hoses, sold by the same company. PVC is the cheapest, urethane is stronger and has better puncture resistance. The urethane hoses come in two thicknesses, .030 and .045. The .045 is going to last the longest so I would probably go with that one. Its a bit pricey though.

    This is the company that is selling them. vac hose results.html

    Posts: 1,343

    We had contacted fastenal they sell it. Don't know the price. Good luck
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