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Anybody run Self-propelled vacuums?


LawnSite Member
Just bid on a vac unit at an auction today... It's a self-propelled one with an 8 or 9 hp Kohler. I have no idea what the thing is worth but I bid 150.00 (canadian) and was thinking it would be great to pick up leaves and to clean parking lots. Anybody run one of these? Any suggestions? what are they worth?



LawnSite Member
Fort Wayne, IN
i bought one this spring from home depot (billy goat SV50 H) and it didnt seem to work very well. it may have been the fact that the stuff i was picking up was from the previous fall and was wet, but the thing woudlnt stop clogging up. i'm going to chop it up w/ my mower first and then sweep it up and see how that works.