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Yard Vacuums

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by D & J Lawn Care, Aug 7, 2006.

  1. D & J Lawn Care

    D & J Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Posts: 139

    What are some good Yard Vacuums , and do they work well:confused:
  2. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,412

    A friend of my fathers had a billy goat truck loader and used it for spring and fall cleanup. I have always thought they looked good and well made
  3. METRO 36

    METRO 36 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 324

    I didnt know two people could have the same name ? are any mod's seein this or is it just me.
  4. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,964

    UPPERCASE/lowercase.............SWEET! I can impersonate people!
    Anyway, I have a Snapper vac. I bought it for parking lots but use it in my yard too. I have 2 damn magnolia trees in the front yard and they crap leaves twice a year.
    My vac has big tires so you can easily push it in the yard.
    There's a hose kit available too.
  5. pugs

    pugs LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,022

    Actually one of them has a space...thats probably where the difference is. Either a space or an _...
  6. METRO 36

    METRO 36 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 324

    Tharrel are you happy with your snapper cuz i was thinking bought getting one, since there are know other dealor's in my area.
  7. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
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    Yeah, it's a handy tool. Anything that can suck up those darn magnolia leaves is ok with me! Snapper, Simplicity and Giant Vac are all the same, engines are Briggs and Honda. I have the Briggs and it's plenty powerful. Here's a couple of pics.

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  8. TheLawnBarber

    TheLawnBarber LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 539

    Therrell. How thick of depth of leaves have you handled with that vaccum?
  9. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,988

    Yeah, I'd like to know the answer to that too. Looking at getting one for clean-ups, but if it's not going to sufficiently suck up leaves, I'd rather blow them onto a tarp and bag them.

    Approximately what is the cost of one of those?
  10. METRO 36

    METRO 36 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 324

    tharrell thanks for the pics, and the info. simpicty and snapper sure look a like.

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