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Old 01-27-2013, 09:45 AM
Triton37 Triton37 is offline
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New innovative ramp idea. Think it'll work?

This new ramp might solve all of my concerns.

I'm looking to purchase a Dodge 3500 Chassis and install a 12' stake bed. We would load a pallet of fertilizer on the back 4' and then this ramp would be located on the passenger side so our intermediate z-spray can sit very close to the axle leaving enough room for a 140 gallon tank just behind the cab. I'm trying to avoid using a trailer so we can reduce maintenance time and costs and also gain fuel economy. I've had floating decks custom made in the past but again looking for better fuel economy to reduce the amount of steel. This guy says mowing companies are using his system too so it should be easy to load/ unload 12-15 times per day since its all aluminum and there are no hinges that could break over time. Looking for ANY feedback out here or similar ideas you may have found that worked.
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Old 01-27-2013, 09:47 AM
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http://www.loadallmotorcycleramps.com/
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Old 01-27-2013, 12:57 PM
sehitchman sehitchman is online now
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Nice design and versital, but only side load would limit me on most of my yards. If would work for you, eliminating a trailer would be great.
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Old 01-27-2013, 06:39 PM
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I would do tank, pallet, and then z-spray on back. I would also make the bed have a dovetail and then a ramp like mowing rigs have
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