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Old 11-17-2012, 08:41 PM
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Leaf Dump Trailer

I have been doing it this way for seven years now. This way has freed up $$$ to purchase other equipment such as: New Skid Loader ~ New Back Pack Blowers ~ New mowers ~ Trucks ~ Snow Blowers

Yes that is a tarp, doubled up! Cables bolted to the floor, crawling underneath the tarp....ready to be connected to the chain.

We do not take on any landscaping jobs otherwise we would probably have a dump truck or trailer.


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Old 11-17-2012, 08:55 PM
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thats pretty cool if you have something to chain to, otherwise I dont see how it would work.
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:05 PM
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thats pretty cool if you have something to chain to, otherwise I dont see how it would work.
To be honest I have lucked out the past 6 seasons tying off to either one of my trucks or a tree or post. But the 1st year I made a wind off system at the very end of the trailer, which was actually amazing to see it crank right off.
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:07 PM
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Now that you have that bobcat a dump trailer makes sense. What hp is that leaf loader ?
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Old 11-17-2012, 09:13 PM
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Now that you have that bobcat a dump trailer makes sense. What hp is that leaf loader ?
I know that is right...I just am not looking to get into landscaping right now, I need to get into fertilization/weed control next season. This itself will stretch me out.
The engine is 13hp Honda..
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:51 PM
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Very nice! I have been doing essentially the same thing with a pallet in the front of the trailer and the chain hooked to the pallet. I then double the tarp up and put it on the floor. If you get a chance - could you take pics of how you have the cables run. Thanks!!
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Old 11-24-2012, 05:48 PM
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Very nice setup!
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Old 11-24-2012, 06:02 PM
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What's the skid steer for if you don't do landscaping?


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Old 11-24-2012, 06:52 PM
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If nothing to tie onto you could use a ground anchor. They use them for off roading when you need to winch but nothing to tie onto.
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Old 11-24-2012, 08:30 PM
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If nothing to tie onto you could use a ground anchor. They use them for off roading when you need to winch but nothing to tie onto.
That is a good idea they charge us $25 for a pull when we dump limbs and they are tearing up the trailers. Ops then I would have to take a second person to the dump.
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