The leaf cleanup pictures thread...

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by mkwl, Nov 9, 2006.

  1. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,700

    I'm starting the 2006 leaf cleanup all of your leaf cleanup and equipment pics here!

    I'll start it off with a few pics from doing a cleanup at my own house today. I am using a 10HP Little Wonder blower, Red Max EB 7001 BP blower, and a 5HP Troy Bilt leaf vacum (to load and grind leaves up into my trailer). The little vac works pretty well for leaf-loading...takes a little while but I can get a lot more leaves into my trailer with it!
    Here's the pics:





  2. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,700

    Few more pics...

  3. TWUllc

    TWUllc LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 406

    Before thanksgiving, I"ll snap a pic of 1 client of mine, that alone, fills my entire 7x14dump trailer up with leaves.
  4. Mike's All Season Service

    Mike's All Season Service LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 415

    This is one we did 2 weeks ago and just again today.

  5. FearThisDeere

    FearThisDeere LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,154

    They still have tress in NJ?!?:laugh: Looks good Matt.
  6. RedMax Man

    RedMax Man LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,051

    Nice work. I also like that halfpipe.
  7. jazak

    jazak LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 843

    Hell yeah we still have trees.:cool2: :cool2: LOL
    Nice stuff Matt I'll get some of my stuff up soon.
  8. DSLND

    DSLND LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,205

    Hey Matt Good Looking Stuff! I was just wondering , i just bought the STIHL BR 550 back pack blower and love it and right now doing leaves i pile them up and tarp them into my bros s-10 and trailer and im building sides this weekend for the trailer bc im finishing cutting this week and wont need the width for the Z, i was wondering if u find urself when not grinding leaves filling ur trailer quickly, i want to get the two bin bagger for the Z but may wait but then they would be grinded with gator blades and would take up less space, what do u do and do u find urself filling ur trailer full quickly? Thanks! -Mitch-
  9. Signature Landscaping1

    Signature Landscaping1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 1,496

    Looks great Matt!
  10. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,700

    Thanks guys! Redmaxman- the halfpipe is my brothers, I can't skateboard to save myself LOL!:hammerhead:
    Dreamcut- I used to (before I got the Troy Bilt, which was free BTW), just dump the leaves "raw" into the trailer nad walk in them to pack them down...I have found I can get 2-3 times more leaves into each load by grinding them up through the Troy-Bilt first.
    Fearthisdeere- YES, we still have trees in NJ, and a LOT of trees by me!:weightlifter: :)

    Thanks again,

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