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Old 05-09-2014, 04:33 PM
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Pierce Arrow pickup truck dump conversion... worth it?

Well, I've posted on and off about wanting a dumping flatbed, or a flatbed w dump insert and all customized and beefed up, but reality is that funds are too tight for either. However, I'm planning ahead for Fall cleanups, and really do need the ability to dump. So I found this:
http://www.northerntool.com/shop/too..._124309_124309
Now, I know it's not a top-of-the-line dump setup, and really not ideal for the truck bed, but, heck, my truck is after all a work truck, so if the bed gets a little out of shape, who cares?
Question is, does the product actually work? Or is this just kinda a homeowner gimmicky thing? I'd be strictly dumping leaves, and the occasional yard of mulch, no stone or extra heavy stuff.
So, opinions??? Used it and hated it? Used it and loved it? I appreciate the help! Good luck all with Spring 2014!
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Old 05-09-2014, 05:12 PM
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I installed on my 2012 f350 with the stock 8 ft bed works great dumps good I also installed the remote control too. I beefed up the under side of my bed I can dump three yards of mulch or grass with no problem!
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Old 05-09-2014, 05:50 PM
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that's what I wanted to hear lol! By beefing up the bed you mean welding on extra supports or something?
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Scag V-ride 52" with custom vac bagger system
Scag SFW 48" WB
Stihl KM-130R + attachments
Stihl MS 362 chainsaw
Shindaiwa DH-254 hedgetrimmer
Shindaiwa 242 string trimmer
JRCO leaf plow
JRCO dethatcher
Husqvarna 580BFS blowers
Fradan Power 18hp truckloader
accelerator large bagger
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Old 05-09-2014, 05:58 PM
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Weld or bolt
the sheet metal under bed is not real strong so get more angle iron and Fab up some pieces to beef it up.
I bought mine on eBay through abletrailers
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Old 05-09-2014, 06:55 PM
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thanks I'll look them up
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Stihl KM-130R + attachments
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Shindaiwa DH-254 hedgetrimmer
Shindaiwa 242 string trimmer
JRCO leaf plow
JRCO dethatcher
Husqvarna 580BFS blowers
Fradan Power 18hp truckloader
accelerator large bagger
5x12 trailer with custom-made high sides and racks
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Any pics of The install Trock ?
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