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Old 10-31-2010, 04:58 PM
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The DOT and police aren't hassling you guys with the leaf loader mounted on the front of the truck? I'm assuming the only reason is so you don't have to unmount it for unloading.

I don't think I'd like that obstacle in the way while driving.
no ones bothered me about it yet. with this setup i can also tow my trailer
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Old 11-01-2010, 09:13 AM
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My uncle and two good friends are cops in CT and they all said its legal as long as you can see the front license plate. The only thing that blocks my view is the exhaust pipe going up which is only 7" in diameter. Other then that I have a clear view of the road and doesnt bother me at all.
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Old 11-01-2010, 09:50 AM
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nice setups everyone!
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Old 11-01-2010, 10:09 AM
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My uncle and two good friends are cops in CT and they all said its legal as long as you can see the front license plate. The only thing that blocks my view is the exhaust pipe going up which is only 7" in diameter. Other then that I have a clear view of the road and doesnt bother me at all.
my uncle is a cop in my town and he said he sees no problems with my setup. the license plate is locked so i may mount in on the front of the loader
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Old 11-01-2010, 12:08 PM
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Really not any different than having a snow plow on the front. You can't see the tag with them on.
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Old 11-01-2010, 01:23 PM
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Really not any different than having a snow plow on the front. You can't see the tag with them on.
that is a very good point.
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Old 11-01-2010, 02:45 PM
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Old 11-01-2010, 06:33 PM
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I wonder how evenly that thing loads Seems to me like it wouldnt load the front (Closest to the cab) that well....

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Heres a shot of our new top on our box this year. We got tired of using a tarp, so made something a little bit more permanent. It all unbolts so we can re-use it next season. This goes on our roll-off truck with a tarco leaf sucker.

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Old 11-01-2010, 08:48 PM
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Really not any different than having a snow plow on the front. You can't see the tag with them on.
One big difference is that the snow plow doesn't obstruct your vision. From what everyone is saying the police don't care so I guess I wouldn't. We don't see anyone around here with it mounted to the front.
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Old 11-02-2010, 03:17 AM
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One big difference is that the snow plow doesn't obstruct your vision. From what everyone is saying the police don't care so I guess I wouldn't. We don't see anyone around here with it mounted to the front.
i've only seen one person with it mounted on the front around me but if you would get into a front end wreck with a blower on the front that would be ugly...
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