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Outdoor power equipment discussions. Questions on commercial lawn mowers, lawn mower, mower parts, lawn tractors, engines, edgers, trimmers, pole saws, aerators, hydro seeders, snow plows, chain saws, stump grinders, trucks and trailers?
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I was wondering what people use for leaf and debris vacuums. I have some commercial properties that I have to clean the parking lot up weekly.I use a combination of a sthil leaf blower and garbage grabber. This process takes to long. Also, in the fall there is a lot of leaves that come down and it takes a long time to clean it up. I was thinking about buying a billy goat KV vacuum, but read some bad reviews. I want something that will pick up volumes of leaves, cigarette butts, acorns, pine needles with no problem. I am also looking for something that is self-propelled. Any help or suggestion is great.
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Whatever you do, make sure you get a vacuum that has a bag without a zipper. They don't work too great, they get stuck, takes more time to get the zipper undone than filling up your bag. (For my model anyways, which is a Bear Cat). After I had bought mine, John Deere came out with a similar vac as mine and it has 2 little latches you undo and the bag comes off.. (that's what i want)

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