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Old 03-13-2012, 07:32 PM
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Old 03-13-2012, 07:50 PM
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I thought the mini trucks were not allowed to be driven on roads
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Old 03-13-2012, 08:11 PM
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Old 03-13-2012, 08:28 PM
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The mini trucks are allowed in our province. I think they are actually legal anywhere in Canada.
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Old 03-13-2012, 08:31 PM
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The mini trucks are allowed in our province. I think they are actually legal anywhere in Canada.
How have you found the Mini truck ???
I am thinking of getting one to replace my big V-8.
for just running around doing small jobs.
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Old 03-13-2012, 10:11 PM
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They were a very good investment. Extremely good on fuel, functional, cheap to purchase, and cheap to keep on the road. Everyone wonders what they are good for being so small, but it's amazing how many tasks that you don't need a big truck for.

We have become more efficient by using a smaller number of large trucks and large trailers for material and equipment transport from job to job.

For maintenance operations, one crew with a mini truck does small pruning jobs and push mower work with a modified golf cart trailer. This crew also runs a weeding route that takes 2.5 days of the week.

Our line painting staff uses the other mini truck for hauling around the painter, paint, and stencils from site to site.

In the winter they both run a shovel route. Never got stuck......without really trying to.
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Old 03-13-2012, 11:01 PM
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You must do a ton of cleanups to have something like that! Have you ever thought of talking with a local town that may not allow burning leaves. Some towns sign up contracts for one flat rate per yard to suck up leaves. Just a thought
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Old 03-14-2012, 02:12 AM
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Subscribed. Sorry I may have missed it but how much did the leaf loader set you back? I saw one at an municipal auction once and now I wish I would have gotten it now that I know what it is lol. Just wondering how profitable would curbside pick up be?
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Old 03-14-2012, 06:48 AM
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Nice shop you have lots of space the leaf loader is a great peace of equipment
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Old 03-15-2012, 10:03 AM
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Wow quite a nice looking operation!
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