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Old 05-21-2002, 11:32 PM
BENT BENT is offline
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Dump Box

Do any of you guys have that hoist kit that northern tool sells? Or have you talked to any one who has? I've been thinking of buying one,one cheep dump truck. I have a heavy 1 ton think it might work good. mostly for light stuff.
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Old 05-22-2002, 09:36 PM
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DavidD DavidD is offline
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If your speaking of there Electric over Hydraulic Conversion kit. Yes i Have to they work very well. I LIke the Electric more than the PTO Dump.
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Old 07-28-2002, 07:15 PM
Gravel Rat Gravel Rat is offline
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Hi guys I own a F-Superduty dump truck and its set up just like the a standard tandem axle gravel truck with PTO operated hydraulics. Myself I don't like the 12v Hydraulic its too slow and really hard on your trucks battery its like cranking your starter over and over. With the PTO that runs off the transmission is the only way togo very realiable and fast I'am gonna set up a F-350 4x4 the same way. My truck is equiped with a 3 stage telescoping hoist which is the only way togo it will dump more weight that the truck can carry (8000 lbs).
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