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mckservices
08-30-2010, 11:06 PM
Im new to the forum but a long time reader! I figure I would start my first post off with a couple pics of one of our rigs.

fresh stripes
08-30-2010, 11:12 PM
love the dump truck lookin good.

THEGOLDPRO
08-30-2010, 11:13 PM
nice! how long is the trailer 25foot?

mckservices
08-30-2010, 11:25 PM
Thanks the trailer is 26ft, Its a bit to long every slight slope I go over the tail slightly drags. Mext one I think im going to go 24ft!

orlawncaresvc
08-31-2010, 12:31 AM
Welcome! I really like your trailer. And that ford is sweet. Trailer is missing a nice big logo though. Keep up the good work.

bobcat48
08-31-2010, 08:02 AM
Dump truck is nice.real nice fleet.

KE-llc
08-31-2010, 08:47 AM
letter that trailer!!!!! and the fords are nice...not a big fan of the logo though sorry.

Lawn Enforcer
08-31-2010, 09:29 AM
Very nice, I'm assuming you're a Metallica fan!

cuttin-to-the-Max
08-31-2010, 09:42 AM
Dang i love the Trucks and trailers
I have that same Dump on my isuzu!
But why do you have such a huge trailer?? (just wondering)
Unless you have about 5 ZTR's

Jelinek61
08-31-2010, 10:02 AM
Sweet rigs, i agree you need some graphics on the trailer. Its like a giant billboard going down the road for ya

Kennedy Landscaping
08-31-2010, 11:26 AM
Maybe look into some rollers for the back of the trailer to help on hills. Heard they work really good. Looks like someone needs an extended toungue lol.

oakwdman
08-31-2010, 11:42 AM
Get an extended reciever or somethin to avoid making the front of your trailer look any more like swiss cheese lol.

cuttin-to-the-Max
08-31-2010, 02:46 PM
Get an extended reciever or somethin to avoid making the front of your trailer look any more like swiss cheese lol.

Yeah your right!
Its prob too late to get an extended tounge

And it looks like he already tried to get a little more space in bet. by making the ball stick out a little more theres not alot of stuff he can do other than (No offence) learn/teach his guys how to drive with a huge trailer like that......looks like he found out the hard way

cuttin-to-the-Max
08-31-2010, 03:20 PM
just found this:
It sets u back about $300 bucks

http://www.folandsales.com/product_images/catalog19665/45162.jpg

KE-llc
08-31-2010, 05:18 PM
just found this:
It sets u back about $300 bucks

http://www.folandsales.com/product_images/catalog19665/45162.jpg

that can't last....do you realize how much tongue weight there is going to be on that??

cuttin-to-the-Max
08-31-2010, 05:51 PM
that can't last....do you realize how much tongue weight there is going to be on that??

Brother i know!!!!!
that wouldnt be for him unless he had all the weight over the axles
I wouldnt try it unless i really couldnt learn how to drive or really needed the ability to make tight turns (in the subdivision you might really need to make tight turns)

oakwdman
08-31-2010, 05:59 PM
I was gonna say with something like that you cant have hardly any tounge weight. even a 6" extension drops your tounge weight cap by like 1/2 if I remmebr right...

cuttin-to-the-Max
08-31-2010, 06:29 PM
I was gonna say with something like that you cant have hardly any tounge weight. even a 6" extension drops your tounge weight cap by like 1/2 if I remmebr right...

Best thing to do if it REALLY mattered is to sell the trailer and get a extended tongue.


Or fab one out your self....
I saw one on Plowsite but i cant find it right now of course...

mckservices
08-31-2010, 09:07 PM
Very nice, I'm assuming you're a Metallica fan!

You bet!! How did you guess lol

mckservices
08-31-2010, 09:20 PM
that can't last....do you realize how much tongue weight there is going to be on that??
Ya I have had one heck of a time trying to get the dump not to hit the trailer. With a regular receiver when I would turn out of a dirve way (let alone backing up) the corners on the box would hit the triler even at a very slight turn. So I looked into many options (like the one pictured above) but could not find any thing that was at least 10,000GVW & over 600LBS tounge weight (due to the local DOT) so I ended up riging up a blue ox 6" extended drop hitch & the longest pinto hitch I could find witch is another 14'...............and it still hits!!!!

mckservices
08-31-2010, 09:30 PM
Dang i love the Trucks and trailers
I have that same Dump on my isuzu!
But why do you have such a huge trailer?? (just wondering)
Unless you have about 5 ZTR's
Theres a counter top/work bench in the front witch take up a bit of space. It fits 2 ZTR's with vacs & a exmark vantage perfect, with room to walk around! Some times we stuff it with debris from clean ups too.

cuttin-to-the-Max
08-31-2010, 09:39 PM
Theres a counter top/work bench in the front witch take up a bit of space. It fits 2 ZTR's with vacs & a exmark vantage perfect, with room to walk around! Some times we stuff it with debris from clean ups too.

WOWWWWWW!!!
How the h*** do u get that stuff out????...Pallet, chain, front loader???
I would guess you used a leaf loaded to get all those in there!

rcslawncare
09-01-2010, 07:24 AM
Can't say I'v ever seen an enclosed that big full of leaves.....

Lawn Enforcer
09-01-2010, 09:26 AM
You bet!! How did you guess lol

:laugh: I saw the logo and said to myself, "this guy is awesome!"

KE-llc
09-01-2010, 06:45 PM
Ya I have had one heck of a time trying to get the dump not to hit the trailer. With a regular receiver when I would turn out of a dirve way (let alone backing up) the corners on the box would hit the triler even at a very slight turn. So I looked into many options (like the one pictured above) but could not find any thing that was at least 10,000GVW & over 600LBS tounge weight (due to the local DOT) so I ended up riging up a blue ox 6" extended drop hitch & the longest pinto hitch I could find witch is another 14'...............and it still hits!!!!

sell the trailer and go extended tongue bro!

cuttin-to-the-Max
09-01-2010, 06:51 PM
That's wat I say!
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stuntmanlogan
09-01-2010, 09:08 PM
Nice stuff you have. Do you have any pics of mowers and that kind of equipment?

Jelinek61
09-03-2010, 05:44 PM
I dont think i would fill a nice enclosed trailer with crap like that...just saying

cuttin-to-the-Max
09-03-2010, 06:00 PM
I dont think i would fill a nice enclosed trailer with crap like that...just saying

Same here!
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mckservices
09-03-2010, 09:09 PM
Nice stuff you have. Do you have any pics of mowers and that kind of equipment?

Not many but heres a pic I just snapped on my cell phone & my daily driver.

mckservices
09-03-2010, 09:17 PM
I dont think i would fill a nice enclosed trailer with crap like that...just saying

Agreed I use to use a dump trailer but by the time you fill the trailer with leaves its nearly impossible to get the mower back in, and then if it would fit I would have to go dump, witch cut's into how many clean ups we can get done that day.

mckservices
09-03-2010, 09:21 PM
Dixie chopper 60 inch cut

mckservices
09-03-2010, 09:33 PM
Scag turf Tiger & vac with the 29hp kawi liquad cooled fuel injected

KE-llc
09-04-2010, 10:20 AM
why wouldn't you just hire another guy and pull your enclosed with the pickup and dump trailer with the dump? And how do you need 4 Z's when at most you have 2 employees??
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mckservices
09-04-2010, 10:22 AM
why wouldn't you just hire another guy and pull your enclosed with the pickup and dump trailer with the dump? And how do you need 4 Z's when at most you have 2 employees??
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mckservices
09-04-2010, 10:27 AM
why wouldn't you just hire another guy and pull your enclosed with the pickup and dump trailer with the dump? And how do you need 4 Z's when at most you have 2 employees??
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There's 5 of us full time (including me) and in the spring-fall-winter we have a couple part time guys. Sold the dump trailer when I got the dump truck. So know it's two crews one inclosed and a flat bed trailer.
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