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Old 03-13-2011, 12:38 PM
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That's one pallet. Stack it off by hand. Some people really shouldn't be in business for themselves!
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Old 03-13-2011, 12:50 PM
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That's one pallet. Stack it off by hand. Some people really shouldn't be in business for themselves!
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Reread the post the OP stated 40,000 sq ft. That is 80 standard pallets of sod. You unload that by hand.
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Old 03-13-2011, 01:13 PM
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Uh yea, who doesn't?
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Old 03-13-2011, 01:21 PM
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Uh yea, who doesn't?
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Off the semi? By hand? Don't think so. I pay for delivery. Pablo (real name) drops down the loader from the back of the purpose built sod trailer. Unloads the pallet and drops it right where I want so I don't take more than a few steps to lay it. Pablo hooks the loader back up, waves and leaves in minutes.
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Old 03-13-2011, 01:58 PM
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I was being sarcastic lol
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Old 03-13-2011, 02:04 PM
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I was being sarcastic lol
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I know superstar. I can picture you trying though. Flinging sod like a frisbee. Like I said the guy probably bid .25 a foot, got it and is now screwed on how to actually do it.
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Old 03-13-2011, 02:15 PM
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[QUOTE=Patriot Services;3936578]Reread the post the OP stated 40,000 sq ft. That is 80 standard pallets of sod. You unload that by hand.
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YOU read it, he says 400-500 sq ft. I'm not sure he knows what he's talking about. Prolly a lot like newjerseylandscaping kid. How many companys that can handle a 40k ft sod job don't have a skid? Or won't pay delivery. It doesn't add up.
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Old 03-13-2011, 02:27 PM
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Any sod experts can you please give me advice on the cheapest way of unloading a semi full of sod? usually 400 or 500 sq ft of floratam or bahia. I am looking to truck up my own sod from south florida and my only problem is when It gets to my job in central florida I have no way to unload it. I wouldnt mind spending the money on the machine I just cant afford something to pricey right now. I know there are some cheap piggy backs, moffetts and bobcat out there does anyone have any ideas or advice?

Thanks a ton. I have about 40,000 sq ft lines up and am sick of paying high dollar from local sod places.
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Read above. One standard pallet is 400-500 sq ft. He goes on to say he has 40,000 sq ft lined up. By my math that is 80 to 100 pallets
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I'd go into cardiac arrest after the first 10k sq ft.
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Old 03-13-2011, 02:54 PM
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It isn't just unloading the 18 Wheeler that you need heavy equipment for. SPOTTING IN of the pallets can save a ton of work if done properly.
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