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View Poll Results: When you buy a truck, what length of bed do you prefer?
Gotta Be An Eight Footer 52 62.65%
Six And A Half Works For Me 25 30.12%
Don't Really Matter 5 6.02%
I Use A Van 0 0%
I Use My Car 1 1.20%
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Old 10-22-2008, 11:32 AM
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Long or Short Bed?

Title says it all, when you guys buy a truck what do you prefer? 8 foot or 6.5 foot. I know for me sometimes 8 foot just aint enough
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Old 10-22-2008, 11:35 AM
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Long bed. Can barely fit enough in it. If I weren't in this kind of business, then it would be a short bed.
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Old 10-22-2008, 01:00 PM
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anything smaller than 8 feet is silly
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Old 10-22-2008, 02:34 PM
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Short bed looks better...but it just wont get the job done most of the time... If I had the money Id have a dump bed.
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Old 10-22-2008, 03:04 PM
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Though I prefer a 6.5 for snow plowing, its gotta be 8 for landscaping/ mowing.
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Old 10-22-2008, 03:07 PM
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I wouldn't mind having a full bed, but with a trailer, a 6.5 is fine for what I do. . . don't wanna bugger up my truck anyway lol
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Old 10-26-2008, 08:53 PM
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bump. there are all kinds of people on this site that should be voting
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1994 F-150 XLT 4X4 8' Uni-Mount
1995 7.3L F-250 XLT 4X4 9' Uni-Mount & Pro Flo Spreader
2009 7x14 Trailmaster
2003 7x18 Trailmaster

48" Walker MT GHS
36" Walker MC GHS
48" John Deere Hydro W/B
21" Husqvarna XT7
Stihl KM-90 W/ FS-KM
Stihl FS-85R Trimmer
Stihl FC-95 Stick Edger
Stihl BR-550&600 Backpack Blower
Stihl BG-86 Handheld Blower
Stihl HS-45 Hedge Trimmers
Snapper Commercial Power Rake/Slit Seeder
Ryan Aerator
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Old 10-26-2008, 09:09 PM
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Long bed all the way!
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Old 10-26-2008, 09:23 PM
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Mowing trucks are shortbeds
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Old 10-26-2008, 09:44 PM
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I love the long bed for working. Someday when I get a truck that I don't have to use as a work truck (My personal truck), it will probably be a 6.
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