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

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

  1. Darryl G

    Darryl G LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 8,033

    It used to be very common to mount the vac on the front. It was pretty standard to have it mounted on a Fisher plow mount. These days I'm seeing more mounted on the tail gate. It is sweet to be able to nose right up to a pile, but the long horizontal rigid run of pipe can be a pain to clear if it clogs. I'm holding off mounting my leaf loader until after I'm done with full cleanups on my regular customers. After that I may mount mine on the rear of my dump trailer and go chase piles...or not.
     
  2. stan the man

    stan the man LawnSite Senior Member
    from Maine
    Posts: 705

    it look like don't hold much
     
  3. STIHL GUY

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 5,225

    heres one more

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  4. stan the man

    stan the man LawnSite Senior Member
    from Maine
    Posts: 705

    i like that but in Maine. we cant have thing in front of truck. we would be stop by the cops and ticket
     
  5. lawnprosteveo

    lawnprosteveo LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tulsa
    Posts: 1,930

    Just got this built this weekend. I took all the inconveniences from last year and fixed them....I hope! Anyway....this is the best leaf rig I could come up with for this year.

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  6. corey4671

    corey4671 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,931

    ran my first load through it this week

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  7. corey4671

    corey4671 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,931

    few more pics from this week

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  8. cuttin-to-the-Max

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

    Thats the same way we get our leaves out!
    How does your box load?? good?
    Im only asking because the discharge pipe is on a slant/slope going down...
    Nice set up man!
    I really like those trailers with the side ramp! For this reason

    I wonder you could have put chains on the end of the gate.....(after you lift the gate like 5in. So its equal with the rest of the trailer)
    and extended the box all the way out
    to get more room in your box.....

    I dont think the cops would mind..... prob would just have to all some more tow lights on the side or somethin.



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  9. Darryl G

    Darryl G LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 8,033

    wow Corey....no back door on that? Looks more like a chipper setup. Don't you get a lot of crud blowing back at you out the back?
     
  10. corey4671

    corey4671 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,931

    Not really. But i do have an extra mesh tarp that i think i'm going to use on the back. i contemplated making barn doors with plywood but opted to see how this works first.
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