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Commercial Leaf Vacs


LawnSite Senior Member
Shelby Twp., MI
Hello everyone!! I've been digging through past msgs on leaf vacs and everyone is saying to buy the big industrial leaf loaders.

I can't justify the cost right now, so am looking for a smaller walk behind vac. I hear that most are underpowered.

Can anyone recommend a brand and model which they've had success with? (small properties). I'm looking for a commercial model with plenty of power for those thick, wet leaves.


Blades of Steel

LawnSite Senior Member
Southaven, MS
save your money and buy a debris loader next season. Those vacuums are a freakin joke. Mine is used for nothing but parking lots and cleaning up around the debris loader mounted on my trailer.

Realy, they are under powered and you spend the majority of your time dumping the bag and that is no easy task itself.

Just my opinion.


Green Finger

LawnSite Senior Member
Tim is right,

Get a debris loader. If you get the business you can't go wrong. It will save you sooooo much time during leaf season and you'll make soooo much money also. Giant Vac, Billy Goat etc.