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Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs, Buy or Sell

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 want to build a decent little leaf vac for my small 5x8 snowpro trailer. I will build a box that I can shoot the leaves into but my issue lies with the blower unit itself. Where can you buy these individualy? I want one I can attach to my tong on my trailer. Probably 8-10 inch. I see a few on CL here and there but they are already attached to collection boxes that you would pull with your mower. I want to blow them to this or move it around and vac up the leaves. What size motor and blower should I be looking for?
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I guess it will come down to what you want to spend. I have seen then from 8hp to 18hp.

Have you looked on ebay at all?



http://www.ebay.com/itm/8HP-gas-leaf...item4d0ca1b030
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I have a 16hp billy goat it's good but the hose needs replacing ($250)
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I have a 16hp billy goat it's good
Would you prefer a higher hp engine? If so, what size?
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