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What Brand of Leaf loaders do citys use?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Five Star Lawn Care LLC, Nov 4, 2000.

  1. Five Star Lawn Care LLC

    Five Star Lawn Care LLC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,006

    I have been trying to reseach what brand leaf loaders the citys are using b/c next year i am going to try to bid curb pick up for a few private subdivisions in my area. if anyone knows the brand names or has a website or even a contact number. Thanks Guys
  2. Evan528

    Evan528 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,144

    I dont know what brand they are but i know that there are awsome! They suck up wet leaves like nothing so fast!
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Some of our county trucks use Tymco on GMC Brigadier trucks. I've seen Elgin vacuums on trucks before, also. What you might be thinking of though, is something along the lines of a VACTOR. You can obtain the info on these through this link. http://www.agbody.com.I've been doing some research on sweepers myself, as I'm preparing to add this service to my grounds maintenance operations.

    [Edited by Runner on 11-05-2000 at 02:24 AM]
  4. thelawnguy

    thelawnguy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,411

    Around here they all use Tarco made by Tarrant Mfg in Saratoga NY. Awesome machines.
  5. snow

    snow Guest
    Messages: 0

    <a href="http://www.tarrantmfg.com">here's tarco's site</a>!. I actually went to their plant over the summer, it's pretty nice and clean. our town and most towns are here use Tarco leaf vacs, even though leaf removal in town is done by loaders and not leaf vacs much. our town still has a bunch of the leaf loaders and the boxes. our parks dept uses giant vac ones. most local contractors use giant vac or the landscapers supply ones. hope this helps!

  6. landscaper3

    landscaper3 LawnSite Bronze Member
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  7. Guido

    Guido LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,087

    Those are three good brands that put out industrial model leaf loaders.

    Runner, I don't think he was talking about a sweeper but if you were wondering more about the tymco models, we have 8 of them here ranging from 1986-2000. If you have any questions about them I'd be happy to help you.


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