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Old 03-04-2014, 09:58 AM
DiPop DiPop is online now
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Ez dump sideboards

I just recently picked up a dump insert for my pick up and I need to pick up sideboards for it. I was wondering what dimensions everyone uses for the wood, I was thinking 2x6's? Not sure
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Old 03-04-2014, 11:49 AM
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Ez dump sideboards

I use 2x12 for the sideboards
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Old 03-04-2014, 05:04 PM
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depends really are you going to be using it for mostly mowing or installs (mulch,brush,etc.) i have (2) 2x6s on mine and they work well for moving and the mulch i put in it around 2-4 yrds but if you plan on doing a lot mowing (ie large baggers and leaves) then go with the larger sides. Just remember just because it fits doesnt mean that the vehicle maybe able to handle it.
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Old 03-04-2014, 07:28 PM
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Thank you for the replies. I'm gonna be doing mostly mulch and debris like you said Ethan, sounds like I'll go with the 2x6's
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Old 03-04-2014, 08:18 PM
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No problem the other nice thing about the 2x6s is I have a 2500hd Chevy with no tow mirrors ),:. So I have to move my passenger side mirror so I can see the other lane on freeways.
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