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Old 01-30-2010, 12:16 PM
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Its a 5.4 gas motor. You can definitely tell the load is back there but the truck has no problem getting going or stopping. It can haul 2.5 ton legally. It all depends what you are going to use the truck for. We do mostly maintenance so mostly we use the truck for leaves and grass. Everyone wants their lawn bagged so we fill the truck once a week. If a was hauling topsoil or stone all the time I would definitely get a 450-550. A company i used to work for had a f-450 6.0 diesel and a 08 f-550 6.4 diesel. Both of them were in the shop countless times. The 550 would only get 8.9 mpg. Thats about what I get. I had to search for 2 years to find a decent used truck..
yea see we will mostly be hauling mulch, grass, leaves, and yard debris from new installs and what not. right now i have a 08f250 that has a bri mar dump insert. in the spring i have to goto the dump 3 times some days because it fills up with grass so quickly. the sides are built up but its still such a pain. i do about 150 lawns a week. but i would like the stake body because a lot of times when we clear out brush and what not we have to use my trailer because the f250 cant hold anything! plus when you fill it with grass the back end rides low.
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Old 01-30-2010, 01:01 PM
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Sounds like a stake body would be your best bet.. Its snowing here now. The weather channel is saying 1-2" and accuweather is saying 3-6". I hope we get at least 6" im starting to get cabin fever.
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Old 01-30-2010, 02:10 PM
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Sounds like a stake body would be your best bet.. Its snowing here now. The weather channel is saying 1-2" and accuweather is saying 3-6". I hope we get at least 6" im starting to get cabin fever.
ahh me too! im in gloucester county but they are saying coating to two in.
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Old 01-31-2010, 03:18 PM
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How much snow did the rest of you Jersey guys end up with? We had 8.5" of light fluffy snow here. It was kinda disappointing though because a lot of people were cheap and did it themselves. Oh well it kept me busy for half the day.
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Old 01-31-2010, 03:21 PM
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We got like an inch or two of like frozen icy stuff that was gone by morning. Typical for my area. Lol
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Old 01-31-2010, 03:21 PM
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How much snow did the rest of you Jersey guys end up with? We had 8.5" of light fluffy snow here. It was kinda disappointing though because a lot of people were cheap and did it themselves. Oh well it kept me busy for half the day.
we only got max between 2-3 in. but i still had to do a push and salt on businesses plus i have a handful of customers that want their snow done no matter what. i have groups (0-3,3-6, and 6+ triggers). quick easy day for a little spare change though!
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Old 01-31-2010, 03:24 PM
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I heard a rumor of maybe another storm this week. Is this true?
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Old 01-31-2010, 03:29 PM
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I heard a rumor of maybe another storm this week. Is this true?
I heard the same. Only time will tell though. You know how accurate the weather people are!!!!!!
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Old 01-31-2010, 10:03 PM
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hey could one of you guys goto my site: www.vogel-landscaping.com and click on landscaping then click one of the thumbnails and tell me of the pictures display weird. i wasnt having a problem with it for a while but its looking weird for me on safari(mac browser). the thumbnails on the right bottom are displaying weird for me.
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hey could one of you guys goto my site: www.vogel-landscaping.com and click on landscaping then click one of the thumbnails and tell me of the pictures display weird. i wasnt having a problem with it for a while but its looking weird for me on safari(mac browser). the thumbnails on the right bottom are displaying weird for me.
They are displaying fine to me....I'm using Mozilla Firefox if that matters. DId you get the email I sent ya?
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