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Leaf Vaccums

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Bruce, May 11, 2002.

  1. Bruce

    Bruce LawnSite Member
    from MN
    Messages: 45

    I need some suggestions on which vaccum would work the best for sucking up leaves that are damp. What size engine would you recommend. I looked at Giant vac and Billy Goat Loaders .Just wondering if there are any others out there that i have'nt heard of Thanks.
  2. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,205

    I too am in the market for a leaf loader. If you really need one now, check out hi wayequipment. they have a 16 hp briggs on sale for $1880 factory direct. Im leaning towards the giant vac or billy goat 16 hp for myself. Ive heard many people say when they are really damp, it still wont suck them up as well, but what can ya do. i dont think it really is that much of a difference between the brands, unless somebody can tell me different?
  3. Robert Pruitt

    Robert Pruitt LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 552

    check out the PECO VAC. it has worked great for me. wet leaves or wet grass. good luck

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