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“We’ve been replaced by machines…and it’s amazing!”

Posted on November 3, 2010 Tagged in Leaf collection, News, Products

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Ventrac cleaning up a camp with the Vacuum Collection system

Fall is a colorful time of year, but collecting those vibrant leaves isn’t always a pretty job once they hit the ground!  It can be a dreaded job!   Ventrac equipment helped take hours out of the backbreaking, labor-some task of leaf collection at a near-by camp this past weekend.   Volunteers were on hand with two Ventrac tractors to help with the huge job of leaf clean up at Camp Luz,  a Christian camp, near Orrville, Ohio.     “Leaf collection for us has always been a really BIG job,” says  Andrew Michaels, Program Director for Camp Luz.   “In the past it has taken sometimes up to a month to get the leaves collected.”

The job was accomplished in just ONE day as two Ventracs, equipped with vacuum collection systems, buzzed around making quick work out of something that normally took weeks of hand raking and bagging.   Both tractors used the vacuum collection systems to round up the leaves but also switched to the blower attachment to gather any stray debris and leaves in tight areas amongst the trees.

We made a fun, time lapsed video tracking the progress around the camp with before and after shots.    According to Andrew Michaels’  final comment, I would say he was pretty thrilled with the results.  “We’ve been replaced by machines….and it’s amazing!” What an awesome way to let machines do the work.     A huge job was accomplished for Camp Luz with the help of volunteers and some great Ventrac equipment.

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Clean up at Camp Luz with the Ventrac and Blower

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Ventrac Vacuum Collection System does all the work

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