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Old 01-04-2007, 12:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Duekster View Post
Start off with a F-150 but book on a 250 or 350 if you must. By used Eq if needed to help you get started.

I like to break my cost into an hourly figure so I can include the expenses in my estimate.
Yeah start off with even a newer used truck, Our 06 F250 SD is running us 525.00/mo and a diesel wasnt much more than our truck. Plus if you do get a diesel, the fuel wont cost you half that figure per month, our 5.4L gasser only uses a tank (38gallon) every 3-4 weeks pulling our trailer loaded down. Our F250 pulls our 8.5x16 enclosed trailer loaded down like theres hardly anything behind it, diesels IMO are over-rated especially for around town, stop and go traffic.
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