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Using Scag TT for Leaf Collection

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Tagg, Oct 29, 2006.

  1. Tagg

    Tagg LawnSite Member
    Messages: 158

    :dizzy: Just a question. Is it better to use the TT to mulch leaves and blow into a windrow or pile and then collect ? I just purchased a Cyclone Rake system and mounted it to our Gravely 16G tractor (a real workhorse). Just wondering if anyone does this and collects with the Cyclone Rake or is it just wasting time and fuel. It just seems that the Scag can get into tighter places better and quicker than the 16G and cyclone combo. Thanks.:usflag:
  2. Green-Pro

    Green-Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,420

    We use a TT but have the clamshell bagger on the back so in that respect yes it is easier. One guy blows out the beds, nooks, & crannies, while one sucks them all up.
  3. edward hedrick

    edward hedrick LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 871

    Don't mulch the leaves too much. I use a toro 52 sfs w gaters one pass

    at 41/2" reduces the volume. I use a 48' Walker w meg-mo's. for the pu.

    3" setting on Walker. Ed
  4. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Why not put the Cyclone rake on the Skag? It would save a whole step...a rather large time savings, actually.

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