Need some advice on leaf vacuum's

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Mow It All llc, Oct 5, 2007.

  1. Mow It All llc

    Mow It All llc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 115

    This is my second yer in buisness. 98% of my accounts are curb pick up (blow leaves to the rd and the town picks them up) I was thinking about getting either a DR vacuum or the Cyclone rake.......has anyone used them or know any good or bads about either? I am running a 52" toro with a 19hp kawi. It just take a long time to blow back yards out to the road......Thanks guys
  2. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812

    Tarp them up and pull it with a lawn tractor to the street.
  3. lawnpro724

    lawnpro724 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,201

    I have a leaf vacuum Cub Cadet commercial 9hp that we use on small yards where burning isn't aloud and it works pretty good for us. Whatever brand you get make sure it has the hose attachment there great for sucking out leaves out of well curbs and stairwells, mine has a 12' long 6" diameter hose. There handy when the need arises but 90% of the time Echo's 755s, rakes and tarps work best.

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