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ritchiem 02-26-2009 11:49 AM

What equipment do you own
 
Hey Guys and Gals,

I am doing an experiment that requires some feedback from you all. For the first part I need as many people to post what lawn care equipment they use. Model numbers would be fantastic as well. Something like this will do...

RedMax BCZ2401s Line Trimmer
Exmark Lazer zHP
Echo Backpack Blower PB-650

and so on...

Thanks in advance,

outerelements 02-26-2009 04:32 PM

What I use
 
Echo PB251 Blower
Echo SRM-210 trimmer
Echo Srm-230 trimmer
Scag 61" turf tiger
and some unknown push mower

thats all I got for now

justin_time 02-26-2009 04:37 PM

Husqvarna YTH20B42T tractor
Stihl 90R Split shaft trimmer with following attachments
  • Trimmer attachement
  • Hedge trimmer attachement
  • Blower attachement
  • Edger attachement
  • Pole pruner attachement with extension
Stihl FS45 trimmer
Stihl MS170 chainsaw
Husqvarna WS21 21 inch commercial heavy duty walk behind
6x12 JDJ trailer with 4 foot side ramp

I think that's all.......

musician/lawnman 02-26-2009 05:52 PM

Here goes my list....
01 CargoCraft 6x12 enclosed
05 f150 supercab
07 Yazoo Kees 52" ZT
08 Wright Centar 48" ZT
Two Echo 210 trimmers
One Echo 260 power head (w/trimmer & pole saw attachments)
One Echo 200 stick edger
1 Echo 230 Blower
1 Stihl bg55 Blower
1 Shindiawa 4 stroke Blower
1 Echo Hedge Trimmer
1 5x9 open trailer
1 18" Craftsman Chainsaw
1 18" Poplan Chainsaw
Ryobi grinder
Tons of assorted hand tools, wheel barrow, lopers, grease guns, air compressor etc.

....Not bad:)

maizenblue301 02-26-2009 06:28 PM

48" Exmark Metro
Shindawa Weed Eater
Troy Bilt hand held leaf blower
4x7 trailer w/gate (just big enough for my mower and sulky)
Sachs Chain Saw. (I've had it for almost 15 years and it still runs better than any Stihl or husk!)
pull it all with 04 explorer

I am just getting started on my own this year so what I have works fine for now.


Hopefully getting a 52 Toro Z-master rider and a 6 1/2x10 trailer on monday!!!!!!Whoo Hooo!!! haha

swstout 02-26-2009 09:48 PM

Equipment
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by ritchiem (Post 47031)
Hey Guys and Gals,

I am doing an experiment that requires some feedback from you all. For the first part I need as many people to post what lawn care equipment they use. Model numbers would be fantastic as well. Something like this will do...

RedMax BCZ2401s Line Trimmer
Exmark Lazer zHP
Echo Backpack Blower PB-650

and so on...

Thanks in advance,

This is my 1st year.
  • Toro string edger combo
  • with blower, chainsaw, roto tiller, edger, and hedge trimmer
  • John Deere lawn tractor with 28" deck
  • 85# spreader
  • 48" core aerator
  • spring dethatcher
  • 48" drum roller
  • 5 x 10 open trailer
  • 8/ fiberglassw step ladder
  • 24' fiberglass extension ladder
  • 2 cu ft cement mixer
  • 1000w inverter on my jeep
Tractor has a 48" deck

Most of my equipment was purchased at auctions, sales, pawn shops.
As my business grows I will get better equipment when I can afford it.

I also clean structures for Real Estate Co's. Vaccume, steamclean carpets, etc. Most don't have power so I have the inverter for power.

Steve

picframer 02-27-2009 05:47 AM

1947 Super H, owned for 28 yrs
2008 JD- 2520, hoe, FEL, 6" woodchipper, 5' lawn rake with wheels, grading blade, 48" Lawn Roller, 66" Horst Snow Plow, 60" JD Box Blade with T & T cylinder, JD divetor valve, JD 3 pt hitch 60" Core aerator, Puma 60" Snow Blower
2008 JD - X500 48" Mulch deck with Gator Blades
2009 JS35 JD Walk behind mower with Gator Mulch blades
2009 JD Z Trak 997 Diesel
JD17P Poly Dump Cart, BST35JD Spreader, JD Lawn Sweeper
JD XT250B Brush Saw, Stihl FC110 Edger, FS55 Trimmer, BR550 Blower
Jonsered CS2150 & Stihl ms361 chain saws
2009 Canada Made Tandum Landscape trailer 16' X 7', Flatbed trailer 60 X 120", Utility Trailer 48 X 96 & 14' X 7' Cargo trailer tandum
2008 Bear Cat LS21160 Wood Splitter
2007 Yahama Kodiak 450
2006 Kawasaki 700 Brute Force with 60" snow plow
2007 Ford Ranger Sport 4 X 4 to pull the toys around

Mike's LawnCare Landscape 02-27-2009 10:19 AM

98 Chevy Silverado
7x16 Enclosed Trailer
5x8 Open Trailer ( Ferris will not fit )
61" Ferris Walk Behind
33" Troy Built Mulch Mower
Honda HRX217 Trim Mower
Honda Brush cutter/ Hedge trimmer
2 Red Max T2301S line Trimmer
Red Max EBZ7001 & EBZ8001 Blower
ECHO Hedge trimmer hc-150 (junk)
Bed Edger (Honda 5.5 HP)
Pressure Washer 13 Honda
BillyGoat leaf Vac (5.5 Honda)
3 Husqvarna saws
A old old craftman one hand trim saw.
Troy build Tiller

MattLuciano 02-28-2009 12:00 PM

2004 Ford F350 Mason Dump
16x7 Tanzer enclosed Trailor
2009 Exmark 52" Lazer Z
2009 Exmark 36" Metro walk-behind w/velkie
Echo Stick edger
Echo String trimmer
Echo back-pack blower
Echo Hedge Trimmer
Echo Chainsaw

maizenblue301 02-28-2009 05:49 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by maizenblue301 (Post 47063)
48" Exmark Metro
Shindawa Weed Eater
Troy Bilt hand held leaf blower
4x7 trailer w/gate (just big enough for my mower and sulky)
Sachs Chain Saw. (I've had it for almost 15 years and it still runs better than any Stihl or husk!)
pull it all with 04 explorer

I am just getting started on my own this year so what I have works fine for now.

Hopefully getting a 52 Toro Z-master rider and a 6 1/2x10 trailer on monday!!!!!!Whoo Hooo!!! haha

I ended up buying the z-master and trailer. Also bought a 48" aerator. Now I really can't wait for mowing season!!!! I also order some screen printed shirts today and a trailer sign. I will post some pics of my setup and shirts in a few days!


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