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topdog
12-28-2010, 05:07 PM
My winter project. Excited to run out of a box truck for next season.
Will start working on building a ramp for it next week.

PLS-Tx
12-28-2010, 07:54 PM
Cool deal, give us some specs.

What year, what size box, how many miles, gas or diesel, ect?

Also, if you don't mind, how much $?

grassman177
12-28-2010, 08:03 PM
real cool, include us on the devlopment.

rcreech, and maple wood on here have some very nice set ups for filling etc. i would lookup their threads and pics. take the time to lay out the way you want and think of as many scenarios and write a list of them before you design.

where you are filling up at, what machine you are using, etc.

indyturf
12-28-2010, 10:06 PM
nice truck. If your close to Indy check out TKO graphics in Plainfield. They did a wrap for my box truck for around $1000. take advantage of all that space!

topdog
12-29-2010, 03:35 PM
02 Chevy 4500 diesel 125K 1 owner truck. They traded it back to dealer they bought it from. 16ft box truck they were asking 10,300 sold it for 8,800.

Once the gate is done. The second thing will be the logos. Will go with a full color picture sorta like rceech has. I really like his set up. He has also given me some good tips.

I use a permagreen. happy to move from my f350 to a box truck. Just never seem to have enough room in the pick up set up.

topdog
02-02-2011, 05:15 PM
Well finally an update on my truck. Been slow going been busy with snow, & went back and forth on several different ramps. Ramp should be here hopefully next week. Ended up going with a pre made one. I got the truck back today from having the inside sprayed. If things go right will start on the nurse tank lay out and plumbing on Friday. Here's a couple pictures of the spray liner.

jbturf
02-02-2011, 06:15 PM
looks good bud,
is it line-x or something?

were they able to spray right on the wood panels too?

im really kickin myself for not coughin up the xtra $$ to
do the inside of my new trailer

topdog
02-02-2011, 06:47 PM
Scorpion spray on liner. They sprayed it right on the wood.
Pretty neat product. They put a more rubber based one for inside the truck.

topdog
02-04-2011, 06:17 PM
Well, didn't get as much done as I wanted to today. I had to have a couple plows worked on. I did get my tank rinsed and sterilized & placed in. gonna work on the shelf set up tomorrow, & securing the tank for a bit if it doesn't snow. Will work Monday on the plumbing and pump for the tank. I plan on plumbing a fill line out side the truck, so I don't have to drag a water hose up inside.

5starlandscaping
02-06-2011, 05:33 PM
Why use the spray liner if it has a wood bottom? Is it mainly for looks or will it give you some protection from pesticides?

yardsmart
02-06-2011, 06:02 PM
I did 2 years ago to my trailer. I wanted the wood to last longer and no stain of chemicals that can easily be cleaned up if spilled. I didnt know if it would work but 2 years later I love it

PLS-Tx
02-06-2011, 10:08 PM
Looks great!!!

What did it cost to have the floor done?

turf hokie
02-07-2011, 02:50 PM
Why use the spray liner if it has a wood bottom? Is it mainly for looks or will it give you some protection from pesticides?

Fertilizer etc will work its way thru the cracks in the wood floor to your frame, it will also eat way at the corners at the wall and floors and anywhere else not protected.

Our New truck got lined even more than the one pictured here..It also makes cleanup a snap should anything spill....granular or liquid.

5starlandscaping
02-09-2011, 04:21 AM
Cool, Will definitly consider lining my next set-up. I def would be a lot cheaper to line you trailer or truck vs buying a new frame!

topdog
02-09-2011, 04:58 PM
Ramp came in, & got it installed today.

yardsmart
02-09-2011, 06:49 PM
Topdog you are really doing it right. Hurry up and finish so you can sell me that truck and start on another. keep us posted on the updates

byHISgrace
02-10-2011, 12:19 AM
What brand of ramp is that and how much did you pay for it? Matt

topdog
02-10-2011, 02:54 PM
The ramp we got from Link Mfg. It was a little over 2 grand.

topdog
02-17-2011, 05:13 PM
Here is the proof back from graphics folks. Hopefully will be done next week.
I went ahead and had the cab and the back around the roll up door repainted white since the paint was peeling and a few rust spots. Let me know what you guys think.

rcreech
02-17-2011, 05:52 PM
Here is the proof back from graphics folks. Hopefully will be done next week.
I went ahead and had the cab and the back around the roll up door repainted white since the paint was peeling and a few rust spots. Let me know what you guys think.

I think it sucks! (Just kidding...it looks like mine!)

I like it!

Really like the big name and big phone number.

Should the website be a little bigger?

What about all the green? Any way to add some other colors? No big deal...just a lot of green.

I wish my ramp was inside my truck line yours...as that is some prime realestate on the back of that truck!

Mine is covered up! :(

topdog
02-17-2011, 06:18 PM
ya, it's rcreech knox off. thanks for your help with the set up on it. i was back and forth on not all turf, but think i kinda like the total turf look

rcreech
02-17-2011, 06:37 PM
I was just wonder n bout may b outlining ur name in white or sum tin to breakup all the green
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byHISgrace
02-17-2011, 06:58 PM
Too lazy to search.....At what point do you need to post U.S. Dot #'s? Thanks. Matt

indyturf
02-17-2011, 07:16 PM
Too lazy to search.....At what point do you need to post U.S. Dot #'s? Thanks. Matt

In Indiana its 10,001 lbs

topdog
02-19-2011, 11:40 AM
Passed my 7A yesterday. Just in time to up sell some perimeter apps from the truck when spray systems ready

rcreech
03-12-2011, 07:25 AM
How bout an update????????????

You are killing me man!

:)

Puttinggreens
03-12-2011, 11:11 AM
Topdog,

What did the spray on liner cost you. Just looking for a ballpark number for my next truck. Thanks!