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Old 03-13-2004, 05:50 AM
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I know a guy that'll sell me a year old 6X12 trailer for around $500. Might as well do that if I'm going to spend a couple hundred on ramps.

Thanks for your thoughts guys!
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Old 03-13-2004, 06:55 AM
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I do it every day. For safety's sake, fasten the ramps to the truck, and back it in. You don't want to be below it if it falls.
Many people are intimidated by this, but it's a piece of cake.
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Old 03-13-2004, 07:32 AM
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I do an office that has 2 retention areas I use ramps to go up and over a 4ft wall to get into them
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Old 04-02-2004, 02:17 PM
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I had two ramps i made from lowes that cost me about 25 dollars when I was done. The ones i built are a lot longer than the ones you can buy so it makes it a a lot easier to load up. I did this for one season loading a 36 inch bobcat into the back of a Ford Ranger. Now I just baught my 6 by 10 trailer and am loving it.
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Old 04-02-2004, 08:50 PM
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I'm making me a set shortly not for a truck but I need ramps for a new lawn I signed up it has no other way on then going over a 2 foot retaining wall
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Old 04-03-2004, 12:15 AM
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With care it will be ok for a while. Just invest as soon as possible in at least a small trailer.
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Old 04-09-2004, 08:05 PM
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My son and I have done it for 2 years. We have a 48" Bunton and it must weigh almost 400 lbs. We bought a ramp kit from True
Value Hardware store for $35 and 2pcs.2x12x8 and no accidents.
It can be difficult if your truck is on a slight slope or incline.Also be careful when their wet. We added a doubler bolted from the top side to increase strength. SAVE UP FOR THE TRAILER. The safety factor ,the ease of use, and the professional image.
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Old 04-13-2004, 02:11 PM
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BOUGHT THE YELLOW PLASTIC RAMPS WITH THE CURVE IN THEM SPENT $170.00 WORK VERY NICE, CANT RUN ANTHING OFF THE SIDES VERY EASY ALSO.THE NOTHERN TOOL CATALOG HAS A PICTURE OF THEM CHECK OUT NOTHERNTOOL.COM
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