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Old 11-15-2008, 07:56 PM
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I think the lumber cost me somewhere around $160 at lowes and I got all my bolts from Ace Hardware which was around maybe at the most $15. Had to buy a new skil saw too which was $40. Still need to buy a tarp to go over it. Believe it or not, I did 90% of this by myself. Had to get the wife to help me tighten two bolts simply because I couldn't reach to hold the wrench on the nut and use the cordless impact at the same time.

If I use the Agri Fab motor I'll mount it on the tounge on the trailer. If I get this Billy Goat I'm looking at I'll just hang it on the tailgate of the truck. This loader is a 8hp Briggs with a new hose. Guy wants $500...considering offering him $350 cash for it.
Cool, so if you get the BG on the tailgate you will bloww in from the front of the trailer? will you cut a hole. also what about the back at the top of the trailer ? will you just cover it with the tarp?
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:02 PM
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I have a set up on my truck like this....just a big plywood box..... works great especially for the $$$$.... wish I had it on my trailer but then I wouldn't be able to bring my mowers with me.... as for the vac.... what year is it?
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:09 PM
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Cool, so if you get the BG on the tailgate you will bloww in from the front of the trailer? will you cut a hole. also what about the back at the top of the trailer ? will you just cover it with the tarp?
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Yeah, I'll cut a hole in the front and just cover the back with the tarp. I might look into mounting it on the back of the trailer but then it's a pain when you get ready to unload the trailer.
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:10 PM
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I have a set up on my truck like this....just a big plywood box..... works great especially for the $$$$.... wish I had it on my trailer but then I wouldn't be able to bring my mowers with me.... as for the vac.... what year is it?
I have no idea what year it is...I've seen pictures of it and it looks like an older model.
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:16 PM
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I wou;ld love to do a box on my truck , however my bed is just too darn small (tacoma quad cab)
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Old 11-15-2008, 08:33 PM
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ya I have the full size bed so I can fill it wit a lot of leaves..... the tailgate mount sucks.... you have to take it off every time you want to dump.... it just blows
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Old 11-15-2008, 09:15 PM
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Old 11-15-2008, 09:25 PM
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looks good
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Old 11-15-2008, 09:30 PM
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looks good
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Old 11-15-2008, 11:07 PM
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This past Spring I built a box (approx 8' long x 82" wide x 4 ft high) on the front of my trailer (22' long). The whole thing comes apart with only 2 bolts. The sides are removable by lifting them up out of the stake-pockets on the side of the trailer and pull out on the front slightly to slip the sides in behind the L-bracket. Worked well for Spring clean-ups and is working well for leaf clean-ups. Just wish I had the time to make it into an auto-dump box, one that would dump to the side via a winch or hydraulics. That would make it much easier and less time consuming to unload.
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