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Old 05-13-2015, 09:21 AM
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Leaf Loader on Utility Trailer?

Has anyone ever mounted a leaf loader on a utility trailer with high sides similar to this one?

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I just need a set-up for one or two months out of the year where I can blow the leaves onto the trailer. I will put some crates down with a tarp over them and a chain hooked to them to pull them out with.

I just need to know is it possible to mount one to the tongue of a trailer like this and then run an outlet hose off the loader to blow it into the trailer.
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Old 05-13-2015, 10:11 AM
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although I personally haven't I have seen a few setups like that in my local area...they do tarp it up pretty well to keep stuff from blowing out
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Old 05-13-2015, 06:06 PM
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although I personally haven't I have seen a few setups like that in my local area...they do tarp it up pretty well to keep stuff from blowing out

I have an extra 4 foot at the front being that I came from a 12 ft to a 16 ft over night just so I have the extra room. The new trailer has 4 ft. tall sides. So I'm thinking about building a removable 6 foot wide x 4 ft deep x 4 ft tall box. Which would be enough for me to handle two mediocre properties at bare minimium with the leaf loader chopping the leaves up. My concern is how to direct the leaves into the box. Do they make the loaders where you can move the discharge around, add a hose? I'm confused on how that works.
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Old 05-14-2015, 10:05 AM
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you can get flexible hose and direct it anywhere you want as long as you don't make to tight of turns that could impede flow of the leaves that have been sucked in...
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Old 05-22-2015, 11:21 AM
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I ran mine like that for a couple years till I got my dump trailer. Had 6x12x4 trailer. Tarp on top. I bolted a HD chain link fence to the rear of the deck ran it up to the front. When it came time to dump I chained the front of it to a tree and drove out from it. They would come out like a round bail. Throw the fence back in and back to work we went.
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