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Rebuilding the biz after the tornado

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by rusty_keg_3, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. rusty_keg_3

    rusty_keg_3 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,469

    Well, june 5th or 6th my bros house, our shop, trucks, mowers, equip, EVERYTHING was destroyed by a tornado in NW Ohio... He lived in millbury....

    Heres the thread with a few pics

    Well we settles with the red truck, trailer, a few mowers, and misc stuff... We got screwed, but whatever... Every1 is alive, so its all good...

    So far we have got
    • Used Metro 32" 12.5hp Kawi
    • NEW BR 550
    • NEW FS 90R
    • NEW KM 90R
    • NEW 16' Landscape Trailer
    • NEW Exmark 60" Laser Z (waiting for delivery)

    We are still truck shopping, and trying to decide between a dump, and a pickup... And we still wanna get trailer racks, basket, push, and possibly a bagger for our new mower, the loaner they gave us has one, and its SWEET!

    We still gotta do some repairs to our 48" Metro that went thru the tornado...





  2. rusty_keg_3

    rusty_keg_3 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,469

    I will throw up a few pics of this overgrown lawn, im sold on the bagger, but u gotta get the 3 bagger for a 60", we were using a 52...





  3. bobcat48

    bobcat48 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,176

    Very nice,glad to see your getting going and getting everything back together.
  4. LawnMowerKing10

    LawnMowerKing10 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 837

    Looks good. I like the exmarks.
  5. ShooterK2

    ShooterK2 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 815

    Bagging is the ONLY way to go on overgrown stuff like that!!

    Glad you guys are getting going again after the storm. Keep on keepin' on!
  6. joef450snowplow

    joef450snowplow LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 844

    u couldnt save anything what so ever?
  7. Edmonds Lawn Service

    Edmonds Lawn Service LawnSite Member
    Messages: 96

    Good to see you are going again
  8. clean_cut

    clean_cut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,327

    I'm glad everyone is ok, that equipment can be easily replaced, but live can't.

    I'll be praying for all you guys hit by these tornadoes, I'm sure it's hard loosing everything and trying to rebuild.

    On another note, I can tell you like the bagger, does it clog much or does the belt driven fan prevent most of that. My grandpa has a similar bagger on his cub cadet riding mower, but it doesn't have a fan and ends up clogging sometimes.
  9. mowerdude777

    mowerdude777 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,735

    Looks great glad to see that the 48 made it through the storm
  10. Economical_Landscaping

    Economical_Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    Looks good man, keep moving forward. Glad everyone is okay!


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