Where those fall clean up rigs at?????

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by cuttin-to-the-Max, Oct 15, 2010.

  1. Green Industry Pro

    Green Industry Pro LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Tyler Texas
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    Awesome job...looks really nice
     
  2. Green Industry Pro

    Green Industry Pro LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Tyler Texas
    Posts: 281

    My gosh dude!!! That thing is a monster!!!!!!! You must be doing massive cleanups. How much did you pay for it and where'd you get it?
     
  3. WHIPPLE5.7

    WHIPPLE5.7 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 958

    No money to be made in fall cleanups around here. The city has vac trucks running non stop. All people have to do halfassed rake the leaves out to curb and the city picks it all up for free. Good deal for homeowners but terrible for lawns guys.
     
  4. beamslawnservice

    beamslawnservice LawnSite Member
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    i bought it used from a guy in missouri i have $ 4500.00 in just the vac and about $ 5000.00 in the truck
     
  5. ltlandscaping

    ltlandscaping LawnSite Member
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    My dump truck converted to leaf removal rig. I follow with my pickup and enclosed trailer filled to the max with equipment. All the sticks wind up in the bed of the pickup. IMG_0639.jpg

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  6. cuttin-to-the-Max

    cuttin-to-the-Max LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,329

    Looks good!
    Why dont you pull the trailer with that truck?
    (thats why most people choose that way to set up their loader.)
    I bet some leaves fall back on the hood since that pipe is angles down like that lol but im sure thats int a big deal


     
  7. JohnnyRocker

    JohnnyRocker LawnSite Senior Member
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    Great rigs guys! I only have an F-150 in my second year, and I was wondering if anyone had any clever ideas on how I could make the most out of it for leaf season. Oh...I do pull a 5 X 12 open trailer with it. Thanks a bunch!
     
  8. robertsturf

    robertsturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,402

    Very simple trailer set up with a 18hp BG

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  9. BlackBirdWS.6

    BlackBirdWS.6 LawnSite Member
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    09 2500HD, TruckCraft dump, 16hp Giant Vac

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    sorry about the two sideways pics, i flipped them on my computer but can't get them to post the correct way

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  10. cuttin-to-the-Max

    cuttin-to-the-Max LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,329

    Thats a ton of dust! i feel bad for your buddy there (I assume u took the picture)

    What happened to the rear drivers side of the truck?


     

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