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I've been searching archives but cannot find a post someone had in the last year or so regarding an alternative for hauling brush/leaves. The product was a more rigid, draggable tarp-like thingy for hauling brush, leaves, mulch, dead bodies...whatever. I want to be able to drag by hand or even tow brush/leaves but blue and black tarps just don't last. Any ideas? "Outback arborist tarp" is more what I'm looking for but they're only 10'x10'...I'd like something longer if possible.
 

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I've got a couple of these. I got one big enough to cover the bottom of my 7x14 trailer, and another 8x20 tarp. I cut it into 4 pieces, 4x10ft to put down along bushes when trimming. They have pockets in the end so I run a pipe through an end to pull it around. Tie a rope to it and your mower and drag it around.

 

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I've been searching archives but cannot find a post someone had in the last year or so regarding an alternative for hauling brush/leaves. The product was a more rigid, draggable tarp-like thingy for hauling brush, leaves, mulch, dead bodies...whatever. I want to be able to drag by hand or even tow brush/leaves but blue and black tarps just don't last. Any ideas? "Outback arborist tarp" is more what I'm looking for but they're only 10'x10'...I'd like something longer if possible.
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1000 Denier Polyester.
They cost a pretty penny but these things are durable.
I use them to cover equipment, trailer when hauling, and to haul brush and leaves around yards.

Here's a link to a 6x8:
 

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1000 Denier Polyester.
They cost a pretty penny but these things are durable.
I use them to cover equipment, trailer when hauling, and to haul brush and leaves around yards.

Here's a link to a 6x8:
My suggestion is a special extra hard and slippery plastic (called HDPE, high density polyethylene). Put your tarp-load of leaves on it --with the corners tied together.
Very slippery, slides over grass and onto to your trailer easily when you pull on the rope.
A couple 2 feet by 5 feet children's red plastic toboggans--would work.
Or three of those blue flat roll-up child-size sleds.
Also handy for entertaining the kids.
Or use when deer hunting.
 

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Thanks everyone. I’m aware of HDPE but a tougher tarp is going to work best for my needs. I found something online called Strongarm or Strongway (have it written down) that is available in bigger sizes. May go that route…there’s also a big custom tarp, boat/RV cover place within reason I may stop by.
 
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