Be Honest! Place Equipment HERE!!!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Husky, Aug 2, 2003.

  1. DennisF

    DennisF LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 1,381

    Going it alone!
  2. qualitylandscaping

    qualitylandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,581

    Crew 3-

    1997 Ford F-250
    6.5x13 landscape trailer w/ racks
    2002 Lesco 54" Z-Two ZTR
    One of the other Lesco 36" or 48" Walkbehinds
    2002 Toro Recycler 21"
    (2) 2003 Echo SRM-2100 String Trimmers
    2002 Echo PB-650 Backpack blower

    Photo coming soon. Haven't had time to get pictures of everything yet. Trucks are gone to early and get back to late.. Usually sleeping during those periods, lol:blob2:
  3. Swampbeast

    Swampbeast LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 463

    Depends on what the crew is gonna do that day.

    For example, lets say I have one crew go out on what I call "Heavy Residential", thats when they mow yards like 1-10 acres. Any bigger than that and I rate it commercial size. But they would get;
    F-350 Four door with dump bed
    18X7 foot landscaping trailer
    one or two 61 inch Turf Tigers
    Either a 48 inch Tiger Cub or a 48 inch WB
    36 inch SCAG WB
    one 21 inch trim mower, usually Toro.
    Two or three Echo 260 Trimmers
    one Echo PE-260 edger
    Two Echo PB-650 blowers
    Wheelbarrows, trash cans, Hedgeclippers, etc etc.

    The commercial crews get basically the same setup, only switch out the 61 inchers with 72 inch Saber Tooth Tigers, and upgrade all the other mowers up a size or two. (no 21 inch, no 36 inch) I also have two Gooseneck trailers for the crews that need more than two Saber Tooths.

    The Residential crews get a Tiger Cub 48 inch, a 36 inch WB, a 32 inch WB, the usual trimmers and blowers and edger, and an F-350 with a smaller 14X6.5 foot trailer.

    I am seriously considering selling all the trucks and trailers and going with some Isuzu cabovers. Anybody got advice on those?

  4. Propdoc

    Propdoc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    Solo, except on thursdays when my wife helps out.

    2002 GMC Sierra 1500 longbed
    16ft open trailer with JungleJim racks
    2001 Exmark LazerHP 52"
    21" Cub Cadet
    Echo trimmer
    Echo power head with trimmer and edger attachment
    Echo hand blower
    Basic hand tools(saw, clippers, etc.)

    This is just what I carry with me on a regular basis everyday, 90%of the time.
  5. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,845

    JD 455 - 9 1/2 feet wide
    JD curved shaft trimmer
    Echo Blower
    Cheapo Edger
    JD 455 - 47" Snow Blower
    Ryan 3" core areator
  6. Advanced Lawncare

    Advanced Lawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 76


    Dixon 50" ZTR
    Exmark 36" Metro belt
    Honda 21"
    Case 222 Lawn Tractor
    Redmax string trimmer & Blower
    Yardking 21" & some other junk
  7. The Lawn Boy Pro

    The Lawn Boy Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,217

    MOST of what you see below (I think you can figure out what I dont take with me:D )
  8. Speedy

    Speedy LawnSite Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 66

    3 man crew ( 2 sons & myself )
    2000 F 250 SD
    2001 F 250 Power stroke 4X4
    6 1/2' X 12' open trailer
    6 1/2' X 16' open trailer
    48" Scag tiger cub
    61" Scag turf tiger
    60" Kubota diesel with Pro deck
    48" Kubota diesel direct chute bagger
    21" Honda self propelled push mower
    Red max & Kawasaki trimmers
    Stihl split boom with chain saw, hedge trimmer, edger & string trimmer attachments.
    Stihl hand held hedge trimmer
    Stihl hand held blowers
    Little wonder 8hp blower
    Poulan chain saw
    25 gal ATV mounted sprayer and a fertilizer and seed spreader
    Small push type spreader.
    Back pak & various other sprayers.
    Assorted hand tools.
    Polaris 425 4 X 4 ATV

    I think that is all.
  9. clslandscape

    clslandscape LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    Kubota zd28, 72"

    20 hp , 42" walker ghs

    Toro 44170 44", 17hp

    Toro 37" recycler

    Toro 21"

    Honda 21"

    (2) redmax 2250 trimmer

    (2) redmax ? edger

    (4) eb431 redmax blower

    (2) power pruner

    (2) stihl chainsaw 018, 021

    (1) stihl hedgeclipper

    (1) echo pole hedge clipper

    (1) Trac Vac for toro Z

    ford 3000 tractor

    woods rm 990 90" finish mower

    2000 F250 pwrstroke
  10. jason r.

    jason r. LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 338

    solo op

    3 trimmers

    1 = dedicated string trimmer
    1 = split boom echo with articulating hedge trimmer attachment
    1 = split boom echo with stick edger attachment

    with an extra string trimmer att., an edger att., and handheld hedge trimmers in the tool box of the truck, I have a backup piece of equipment for most everything. I hate to have to go back to the house in case something decides not to start.

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