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Old 03-26-2008, 06:27 PM
Gravel Rat Gravel Rat is offline
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What do you mean he doesn't want power steering

A low side box with 12 inch sides and 12-14 foot long is what you need for hauling gravel.
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Old 03-26-2008, 07:50 PM
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Is it true that the dump angle on a hook lift is not very high. If I were to buy one I would want to use for a dump truck as well.
i currently own a f-750 american hooklift truck. i use it alot more for hauling my machines then i do for dumping. i would like to use it more for dumping but sometimes its a real pain when dumping dirt and mulch
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Old 03-27-2008, 07:05 AM
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Had a 40 yard roll off deliver mulch and he drug it out because of dump angle. Almost like my dump trailer. Other day had wet soil that we ended up having to shovel out.
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Old 03-27-2008, 08:39 AM
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Had a 40 yard roll off deliver mulch and he drug it out because of dump angle. Almost like my dump trailer. Other day had wet soil that we ended up having to shovel out.
Exactly why I chose the switch-n go. The lift hoist has a 50 degree dump angle. This was always intended to be my all purpose material handler....not just a roll-off container truck.
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:02 PM
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Is that the HD switch n go model (all hydraulic/pto)? or is it an electric over hydraulic hoist and an electric winch?
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:15 PM
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The version I have is electric/ hydraulic. No room for the hydraulic reservoir with both under mount tool boxes. It's been four years and I am happy.
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Old 12-31-2012, 11:14 PM
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I am getting a F550 SNG in 2013 from my best friend, and he spared no expense when he had the truck made, it cost him almost $85k. The greatest thing he did is had a battery installed between the chassis rails so the winch works off that battery and not the two for the motor. Just a thought
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Old 01-01-2013, 02:12 AM
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Old 01-01-2013, 02:18 AM
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Ouch!!!! ! I love my switch n go but with 85k I would spent on a Pete 33k gvw single with a pusher axle ( tag) and a hook for sure!
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Old 01-01-2013, 08:38 AM
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I know, he's crazy...but he already had a Peterbilt T300 and a Kenworth W900 triaxle he just has too much money haha. It's nice to have friends with lots of cash!!
By the way, do you plan on plowing with the cab over??
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