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Old 01-17-2015, 07:05 PM
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Few random hydroseed pics...

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Old 01-17-2015, 07:35 PM
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We only have one Ford left. Its our 2003 F-550...it's still ticking and treating us pretty well. I love the chassis with the higher GVW than a regular one ton. I wish GM would come out with something similar. I've never been a fan of their Kodiak/Topkick series trucks. The Terrastar is a nice option.

In 2013 we did buy 2 GMC 3500 dumps...2011 & 2012. They have been treating us well. I am just not a fan of the DEF systems in them.
DEF is a pain. We have 3 Dmax 03, 04, 07. I snuck the last one in just before the switch. I gotta say, I love the Allison tranny but the 6 speed is much nicer then previous models. The terrastar runs the same trans and 3 cab options.

Since I guess your down to 3 of the smaller chassis straight cab dumps, what has filled the gap on the newer ford that got the boot.
Us GM fans need to keep our fingers crossed for 2016/17 model year for a medium duty truck. The dodge 4500/5500 are so expensive that for a few more $$ you could get a REAL medium duty and have it run to 600k miles
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Old 01-18-2015, 09:40 PM
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Impressive operation. I bet hydroseeding from the barge was pretty neat
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Old 01-19-2015, 02:04 PM
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Looking good!
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Old 01-19-2015, 05:14 PM
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Any plans of going to a hooklift or rolloff truck for dumpsters and put the hydroseeder and mulch blower on flat bed bodies? Eliminates a few extra trucks running around, regustration and maintenance etc. unless they all roll out every day
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Old 01-23-2015, 08:28 PM
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Curious, if you guys still prefer to use the skid steer for fall clean ups? Thanks.
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Old 01-23-2015, 08:58 PM
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Curious, if you guys still prefer to use the skid steer for fall clean ups? Thanks.
No they use a tow behind self contained unit now. not sure the names of them.
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