Landscape Contractor / Design Build Maintain

SEP 2017

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Above This OEM material collection system works as a vacuum, collecting lawn trimmings and debris. Its blower housing and fan are made of lightweight, corrosion-resistant polyethylene. 38 LC DBM Above This pull cart by John Deere significantly adds to the hauling capacity of a ride-on mower. It is designed to be towed and can be constructed from poly or steel. It is outfitted with pneumatic tires and a solid one-piece 3/4" diamter axle. Left Sulkies, by Wright Manufacturing, are designed for self-propelled walk- behind mowers allowing the operator to stand in place. This attachment is also designed to work with various mower makes and models aside from those produced by the manufacturer. Left Landpride's broad- cast spreader can be attached to the rear of ride-on mowers with a universal hitch seen on the previous page, is ground wheel driven with simple gearbox disengagement for transport, and is capable of spreading seed, sand, salt, top dressings, prilled/granular fertilizer, and other types of organic and inorganic granu- lated material. Above This plow attachment is installed in place of an out-front mower deck. These blades are available in 48- and 60-inch mod- els, operate straight ahead or 25 degrees left or right, and can be raised or lowered with hand or foot controls. PHOTO: GRASSHOPPER PHOTO: WRIGHT MANUFACTURING PHOTO: JOHN DEERE PHOTO: JOHN DEERE ...and one for walk-behind models.

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