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Old 03-20-2014, 10:11 PM
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Loading Ramps

I have a Nissan Titan (6ft bed) that I'm looking for ramps for. Do any of you have experience loading a 36 walk behind I to a truck bed? I'm 16 and a trailer is not an option as they are not allowed in my neighborhood. My parents are totally against me expanding my business and wish I would just stick to walking from house to house. What brands of ramps do you recommend that are safe for this application? I know it's dangerous but I've seen/heard of people doing it this way. This is only my 2nd season and I'm hoping to increase from 10 to 20 accounts.
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Old 03-20-2014, 10:27 PM
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Not saying it is a good/safe idea but i have seen guys that use 2 by 8s or 12s. Just make sure you get aluminum, steel ramps will drive you crazy setting them up and putting them away.
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Old 03-21-2014, 01:20 AM
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alot of info no doubt at youtube . besides truck ramps search atv ramps there
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Old 03-21-2014, 01:21 AM
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http://www.youtube.com/results?searc...0ramps%20&sm=1
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Old 03-21-2014, 01:40 AM
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interesting ramps at $100 . ide build some 2x4 triangular supports to place under ramp :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1osF-Rjh4k
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Old 03-21-2014, 01:45 AM
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harbor freight just emailed sale paper out so i'll be checking them plus tractor supply tomorrow :

http://www.harborfreight.com/?utm_me...m_source=1020#

though a bit more thought on it i know i'll rock a cheap home made version
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Old 03-21-2014, 10:08 AM
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I have 2 sets of these. One set is back up and secured to the tongue of my trailer.

Long enough yet easy to stow. You could not pay me to monkey with 2x8's

http://www.discountramps.com/atv-loading-ramps.htm



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Old 03-21-2014, 10:15 AM
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This guy is slower than molasses deploying these ramps.

I can have the ramp ready to use with safety kick out straps in less than 30 seconds.

This what makes them so easy to deal with when folded.
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Old 03-21-2014, 10:56 AM
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Due to your Titan's loading height, you'll want ramps longer than 6'...leaving you with folding ramps like Exact is linking to. Be safe.
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Old 03-21-2014, 11:27 AM
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Due to your Titan's loading height, you'll want ramps longer than 6'...leaving you with folding ramps like Exact is linking to. Be safe.
Yes and the arch near the top does help in not getting equipment high centered.

I do admit to getting in a rush at times and skipping the safety straps...had a few close calls mainly with my Honda track drive snowthrower.
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