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Old 02-20-2011, 04:33 PM
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How are you dumping your walker mower?

Im curious how most of you are dumping the grass clippings from your walker and getting them into your truck... If youve put a ramp on the front of your trailer please tell me the good and bad as I think im going this way in the spring. Please post pictures if you have them! cant wait to get feedback
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Old 02-20-2011, 08:10 PM
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I have an electric dump unit and when I hauled clippings I would dump next to the truck and fork them in with a manure fork. It sounds hard but is quite fast and easy.
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Old 02-20-2011, 08:13 PM
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Thanks for your input, I have a hydraulic dump insert in the truck bed...really thinking about modding my trailer with a front ramp that way I can back mower right into truck bed and dump. Just want to see if anyone has any other easy ways of doing timely
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Old 02-20-2011, 08:31 PM
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your going to be using tarps or pitchforks to load it unless you build a gate
the easiest way if using a trailer is build a container 4' tall from the front of the fender to the rear of the trailer and add a side gate and a little extra width to the front of the trailer to park the mower sideways . simply dump the grass in the rear part and fork it higher if you need it . fork it out at the end of the day .
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Old 03-11-2011, 08:00 AM
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I used to use the dump inserts walker sells. I now have the hi-dump option. But the dump inserts works o.k If you back up the walker on the trailer and get close to the tailgate you can unload the dump inserts into the bed of the truck. I always put a tarp down on the trailer and then back the walker on top of that before opening the rear door.
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Old 03-11-2011, 08:01 AM
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How do you like the truck craft dump insert? I was thinking of buying one for my pick-up. Thanks
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Equipment:
2002 GMC 3500 DUMP
7 X 14 Load Trail Utility Trailer
5X8 Big Tex Trailer
2007 Walker MT 48" GHS 26 E.F.I. Hi-Dump
2011 Toro Grandstand 48"
2011 Toro Grandstand 52"
3 Toro Proline 21" Commercial
1 Lawn-Boy Gold Series
3 Shindaiwa T-231
1 Shindaiwa DH231
1 Shindaiwa Eb 802 Blower
1 Stihl BR 600 Blower
2 Stihl HS 81 T Hedge Trimmers
Shindaiwa M231

Lesco Spreader
Western Plow 8' Ultra Mount
Meyer C Plow
Snow-ex 7550
Snow-ex 575
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Old 03-11-2011, 09:34 AM
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I love the insert, a hell of a lot better then the scissor lift inserts...I've never had any issues with mine
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Old 03-11-2011, 09:47 AM
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The one I am looking at is a scissor lift used model old truck craft model. Is there a big difference. I was curious about that? Any thoughts? Also, I can send pics of the dump bins if you never have seen them. Thanks
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Equipment:
2002 GMC 3500 DUMP
7 X 14 Load Trail Utility Trailer
5X8 Big Tex Trailer
2007 Walker MT 48" GHS 26 E.F.I. Hi-Dump
2011 Toro Grandstand 48"
2011 Toro Grandstand 52"
3 Toro Proline 21" Commercial
1 Lawn-Boy Gold Series
3 Shindaiwa T-231
1 Shindaiwa DH231
1 Shindaiwa Eb 802 Blower
1 Stihl BR 600 Blower
2 Stihl HS 81 T Hedge Trimmers
Shindaiwa M231

Lesco Spreader
Western Plow 8' Ultra Mount
Meyer C Plow
Snow-ex 7550
Snow-ex 575
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Old 03-11-2011, 09:52 AM
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I bought a different walker this winter. This one has an all seasons high lift on it. Yesterday was my first day of really using it and I love it! Have a couple electrical issues I'm still working out, but I think I'm gonna be real happy with it.
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Old 03-11-2011, 10:17 AM
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We have a six foot wide oxlite arched aluminum ramp from trailer into the back of our 1 ton dump.
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