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#1 glgrumpy ONLINE  

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Posted March 30, 2014 - 05:09 PM

I don't see the topic with fella that blows rocks from grass back to drive with a blower. I thought sounded pretty dumb, but must say it WORKS!  My grass is not growing yet, it was nice out today and 50* , Sunny so said what the heck and tried it. Gravel is limestone, called #73 here, 3/4" and smaller to dust. Most in grass are 1/2 to 3/4" stones. They blow right out of grass and back to drive easy. I used the concentrator nozzle on mine, and sometimes had to blow the stones closer to drive to start and have place for farther back stones to be able to tumble too.  Now, will go out some other day with Longer ext cord to finish bottom half I didn't reach today.  Still kinda amazed how simple it is and no more physical pains from raking half the day. 


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Posted March 30, 2014 - 06:23 PM

I love easy.

 

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Posted March 30, 2014 - 07:15 PM

My luck, they'd end up in the grass on the other side of the drive!



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Posted March 30, 2014 - 08:01 PM

"concentrator nozzle"

"extension cord"

 

???

 

Are you talking about using a vacuum cleaner here??


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Posted March 30, 2014 - 08:46 PM

I have my rocks trained to stay put.


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Posted March 30, 2014 - 09:02 PM

Leaf blower they come in handy drying off cars tractors blowing snow rocks getting the cats out of garage o and did i mention blowing leaves


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Posted March 30, 2014 - 09:06 PM

You Really Can Blow Rocks!

Started by glgrumpy, Today, 06:09 PM
 
 
That's what she said to me last night :D

Edited by trowel, March 30, 2014 - 09:07 PM.


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Posted March 30, 2014 - 09:41 PM

I don't see the topic with fella that blows rocks from grass back to drive with a blower. I thought sounded pretty dumb, but must say it WORKS!  My grass is not growing yet, it was nice out today and 50* , Sunny so said what the heck and tried it. Gravel is limestone, called #73 here, 3/4" and smaller to dust. Most in grass are 1/2 to 3/4" stones. They blow right out of grass and back to drive easy. I used the concentrator nozzle on mine, and sometimes had to blow the stones closer to drive to start and have place for farther back stones to be able to tumble too.  Now, will go out some other day with Longer ext cord to finish bottom half I didn't reach today.  Still kinda amazed how simple it is and no more physical pains from raking half the day. 

 

you thought I was pulling your leg

here is the link to what I posted

http://gardentractor...n-the-driveway/

 

glad you tried it glgrumpy



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Posted March 31, 2014 - 07:42 AM

Glad to hear it works.

 

Now if I only had a running leaf blower :wallbanging:  :wallbanging:



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Posted April 02, 2014 - 04:23 PM

At my old house, I had an asphalt drive and stone parking area, I used the leaf blower to blow the gravel off the driveway, back to the parking the area, worked great!






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