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your worst fall clean-up?

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by godzilla, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. godzilla

    godzilla LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 399

    What is your worst fall clean-up? I believe I just picked up a new one that will take the lead. The property is almost an acre, all the leaves have to go, all mature hardwoods... and the best part is that the leaves have to be carried up 120 stairs to make it to the trucks.

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,234

    i have one similar to that. it also has a ton of pine needles to clean
  3. Mowbizz

    Mowbizz LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 970

    Last year...2 + acres. lots of hardwoods and all uphill to the street in the rain. Then my leaf loader took a dump and started leaking gas like a sieve...had to stop everything and hunt down parts from several hardware stores (dealers were closed on Sat) finally finished the next day with a helper$$ :cry:
  4. demhustler

    demhustler LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,322

    my condolences
    no way around stairs? fences, (blow in the woods? :/ ), neighbors? : ((((
  5. coqui landscaping

    coqui landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 110

    wow man how much are u charging for that ??
  6. integrityman

    integrityman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,712

    I picked up one this year. Fortunately he is a very good customer. About 2.5 acres with in excess of 25 mature hardwoods. Mainly Hickory trees. I refer to the house as hickory hell because of all the hickory trees and nuts. In addition to all the hickory trees, It has 3 very large white oaks. Fortunately he is letting me dump the leaf grinds in the woods that surround his property....
  7. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,314

    do you think a vac could suck them up 120 stairs? i bet it would if you took it easy and did them dry.

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