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Leaf loader Set up questions

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by crevinalandscapingllc, Oct 31, 2013.

  1. crevinalandscapingllc

    crevinalandscapingllc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 238

    hey guys I was wondering where some of you buy that thick corrugated flexible hose that you attach to the end of your leaf loader and goes into the truck? I currently have a piece of aluminum heating duct but its kind of a pain.
  2. Ethanslawn

    Ethanslawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 283

    i have a piece of that heavy 8 or 10 pipeing and it works great except it i have a square discharge tube and i hadnt had a chance to get an adapter made. So i just stuffed a couple of rags to stop the blowout. It helped a lot cause it was getting all over my mowers.

    Messages: 1,343

    Try fastenal.
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  4. NJ Grass

    NJ Grass LawnSite Member
    Messages: 124

    Oh man. I drove around for 3 hours looking for 8" or 10" corrugated drainage pipe Tuesday. I'm also using the aluminum heating duct pipe but its a major PIA! The only place I found that stocks it is called Kennedy culvert in Hillsborough nj. They sell it by the 20' section for $100-$120. I only needed 4' so I decided to stick with the aluminum. If you want to split a 20' piece let me know. Just message me.
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  5. NJ Grass

    NJ Grass LawnSite Member
    Messages: 124

    Actually your pretty far from there. U might try landscape and stone supply centers near you.
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    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    I use a piece of 6" PVC to go from the loader into the truck. It's worked great so far and any plumbing supply house should carry it
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  7. Deererunner

    Deererunner LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 321

    Stevenson plumbing supply on route 206, just south of Columbus
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  8. JTLarson

    JTLarson LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Shenandoah, IA
    Messages: 274

    I googled 8" flexible hose in cities around me. Found a supplier of ducting/blower hose that had different kinds of Tiger flex and Kana flex tube. They sold it by the foot. I went thru dultmeier.com.
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  9. baileylawnservice

    baileylawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 530

    Look into industrial hose and rubber companies.

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