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Old 03-05-2009, 11:07 AM
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My lawn care equipment consists of:

89 Jeep Comanche P-up
4x8 hauling trailer
John Deere LA 125 42in mulch/bagger
Husqvarna YHT 150 42in bagger(used 4 snowploughing too)
Craftsman 6.25hp 21in self propelled mower/mulch/bag
Snapper 5.5 push mower/mulch/bag
Echo PB 2100 Blower
Stihl BGE60 Blower
Stihl FS 55r Trimmer
Stihl FS 36 trimmer

Also assorted hand trimmers and edging tools.This list is just my lawn care stuff.

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ITEM MODEL
Toro Z149 riding mowier 74175
Toro z400 mower 74415
Vac for Zs (2)
Toro 20hp comm. Walk behind 30183/ (30151 deck)
Toro 20hp comm. Walk behind 30183/ (30151 deck)
Midlantic Trailer 7x14
Sure Trac 7x10 Trailer ST7210UA
blower echo pb24ln
blower echo pb24ln
echo blower / ken's
hedge trimmer echo hc1500
hedge trimmer echo hc1501
Toro Personal Pace mower 20052
Toro push mower
Shindaiwa T272x T272X
Shindaiwa T272x T272X
Echo PB 755 Backpack PB755
Echo PB 755 Backpack PB755
multi tool split shaft echo 2601 pas 2601
TurfVent towable aerator 40" TV 40-W
Echo CS 440 Chain Saw
Boss 8'2" VPLOW
Attachments for split shaft various
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52 in gravely 252 xdz
60 in gravely 260 xdz
48 in gravely walk behind
red max blower
2 robbin weedeaters
stihl chainsaw
60 in spiker
2006 F650 dump truck
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1991 Chevrolet Cheyenne 1500 V6

Lawn/Landscaping
2005 Pace 6.5' x 12' enclosed
4ft rack for 21" push mower - over head for gas cans - external 120v converter
Locally made blower racks (x2)
Locally made Edger/weed eater racks (x1)
- - - Equipment on Trailer - - -
36" Wright Stander
54" Wright Stander w/ seat and sprayer kit
21" Yardman/MTD Push Mower (no prime)
1 x Stihl Weed Wacker
1 x Stihl Edger (POS on carb #2!)
1 x Shindaiwa Multi Tool (Edger, 10ft pole saw, hedge trimmer)
1 x Stihl 24" Hedge trimmer
1 x Stihl 400 Blower
1 x Stihl 420 Magnum
1 x Stihl MS 210c 16" chain saw
3" PVC mounted on face of trailer for rakes and shovels as needed
Home Elite Wheel Barrel (metal)

Hurricane / Clean-up
(just purchased this all in the last three weeks)
2010 Utility 7' x 12' Single Axle 4ft sides and 6ft gate
Front load storage bin with locks for 4 chain saws and 2 blowers
Locally made Weed eater rack (holds 2 pole saws)
3" PVC on both sides upright for shovels and rakes as needed
External 120V water proof converter for spot light set up if needed
- - Equipment on Trailer - -
Echo 12' Extend able Pole Saw
10ft Extend able Ladder
2 x Stihl MS 210c 16"
1 x Stihl Farm Hog 26"
1 x Populan 20"
1 x Stihl 420 Magnum blower with covers/bags for rain protection
1 x Stihl 400 Blower blower with covers/bags for rain protection

Misc:
Ridged: post hole digger, flat shovel, pointed shovel, metal rake, metal hoe, debris shovel, ect...
Walmart wonders: Small hand shovels and trowels

Carry 3 gas cans, one 5 gal always full of fresh clean fuel, one 2 gal mixed -1empty-

One OSHA Approved First AID kit on each trailer
2 Rain kits on each trailer
2 Tarps on each trailer
2 sets tarp Tie Downs
Ropes, bungees and gloves

Tool box on each trailer

I will post pics as soon as i can find my charger for my camera!

Hurricane season is here, reason for the second trailer build, i hope its big to pay for it all! OTHER WISE IM SOL!

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time for everyone to say OMFG on reading mine.

We use as folllows:

2004 Nissan Frontier XE crewcab pickup with a 6 foot bed.
No trailer yet.

2 Weed Eater 22'' 500 Series Side Discharge Mulching Push Mowers Model # 961140015
1 Weed Eater FL20C gas powered string trimmer
1 Weed Eater gas blower model#: 952711937
thats mostly it.

We always carry 4 gallons of striaght gas, 2 gallons of oil/gas mix for the blower and trimmer.

As of now we mow about 35 lawns a week. never ever had a problem with weed eaters. some of our clients have fired bigger companies with zero turns cause they left rutts and caused bald spots to form in the yard and hired us.

this is only my second season in operation. so as time goes by we intend to upgrade to commerical grade equipment. but so far havent had an issues yet. and 1 of the weed eater mowers is 5 yrs old.
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2003 toyota tacoma quad cab 4x4
2010 ferris 52" is500
cub cadet self propelled push mower
echo commercial backpack blower
echo commercial weedeater
husqvarna 450 rancher saw
6x10 trailer
diamond plate toolbox mounted on trailer
honda 6.5 pressure washer
sthil trimmer
many hand tools
and me
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time for everyone to say OMFG on reading mine.

We use as folllows:

No trailer yet.

2 Weed Eater 22'' 500 Series Side Discharge Mulching Push Mowers

As of now we mow about 35 lawns a week.
Time for everyone to say LOL on reading mine..

How big is your largest weekly client's yard?.
because i have yet to buy a push mower, but i think i should.

7x12 "redneck dump" trailer. Do ask lol, you might learn something new!
Iso Truck.
Gravely pro turn 260
Stihl Kombi Cut + w/ blower, hedger, edger, and pole saw. (has any one used the carbon fiber extension?)
25g liguid fertilizer spreader
Stihl Br600
Ms660
*362
260 pro w/dogleash
Zubat


*Dumb pawnshops, I got it used for 100$ with reciept (600$ saw and its brand new model so must be brand new saw, lol i love pawnshops!)

Oh i have a few dp tbox's
Dewalt High Impact Driver with swivle and 50 deepwell Impact sockets (for taking off the blades and anything else i want off, Very handy!)
10+ mulching blades (the good ones with the teeth)


So now im going to head over and look for opinions on trucks, like i need em..
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Heh. In order for others not to feel bad about what they use, I'll list my current lineup. It's somewhat "Craftsman-heavy" at the moment. LOL

(Damn, this is an old thread, BTW)

Truck/Trailer:
• 2001 Silverado 4x4 extended cab short bed w/cap
• 5x8 "Carry On" wire mesh trailer with wood sides
• 30"x49" 500lb. rated Aluminum "Mobility Wheelchair and Scooter Carrier" - Receiver mounted - perfect for hauling my snowthrower or mower when I don't want to use the trailer

Mowers:
• Craftsman 21" self propelled mulcher/bagger mower- "Died" at end of last season after about 8-10 yrs of home use. Engine is fine - the deck broke where the engine bolts on!
• (soon to be purchased for upcoming season) Toro Super Recycler 21" self propelled mulcher/bagger Model # 20092
• Toro Recycler 22" self propelled mulcher/bagger (8 yr old "backup" mower)
• Homelite 20" self propelled mower - mulcher only. This mower is about 20 years old, but only saw about 3-4 seasons of actual homeowner use. Great, lightweight unit

Misc:
• Stihl FS90R 28.4cc string trimmer - attachment capable
• Craftsman 25cc 215 Mph, 470 Cfm Gas Blower/Vaccum (hand held) Model# 358794770
• Craftsman 25cc 22" "Bushwacker" 3/4" cut gas Hedge Trimmer Model #79634
• Black and Decker 18v 22" cordless Hedge Trimmer (no laughing)
• Black and Decker 18v String Trimmer/Edger (I said NO laughing!)
• Black and Decker 18v cordless 6.6' Pole Trimmer w/18" trimmer head
• A whole crapload of 18v batteries - LOL!
• Mighty Mac 12P 8hp Chipper/Shredder - chips up to 3.5"
• Craftsman 18" 42cc gas Chain Saw Model # 35191
• Craftsman 14" gas Chain Saws (2) Old, non-running donated units that I plan to fix
• Craftsman 26" 208cc Two Stage Snowthrower (w/power steering )


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LOL ok please explain.
I can't explain.. I'll have to take some pictures!
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