Anybody run Self-propelled vacuums?

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by DavesLawnCarePlus, Sep 24, 2005.

  1. DavesLawnCarePlus

    DavesLawnCarePlus LawnSite Member
    Messages: 31

    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?

  2. J&R

    J&R LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 835

    I just bought a new BillyGoat Vac. selfprop. 950.00
  3. homerescue

    homerescue LawnSite Member
    from wv
    Messages: 117

    J & R what model billygoat vac was that.
  4. aclassic

    aclassic LawnSite Member
    Messages: 178

    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.

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