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Old 10-25-2003, 07:38 PM
VnDrWLawnCare VnDrWLawnCare is offline
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Leaf Clean-up Pallet Idea

Someone said that they use pallets in their trailer to pull the leaves out. I am considering trying this method since a few people said it works pretty well. I was wondering if anyone has some pictures of their setup. So i can get a idea as to what i need to do to make it work right. Any pictures or ideas would be much appreciated.
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Old 10-25-2003, 10:24 PM
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Ahh,... a rope and a pallet. Wouldn't be that great of picture, though.
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Old 10-25-2003, 10:26 PM
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Loaded with leaves you may need a bull to pull the pallet off the trailer.
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Old 10-25-2003, 11:06 PM
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Or you could use a tree to pull it off
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Old 10-25-2003, 11:09 PM
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I am going to try that method this year myself. We'll see if it speaks for itself. I will be unhooking my trailer at the dump and using my truck to pull the pallets off my trailer. Wish me luck!
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Old 10-26-2003, 07:05 AM
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My dump broke middle of the season. Stand a pallet up in the front of the bed. I tied a chain to the pallet, with the other end near the rear of the bed. When the truck was full, I took a rope and tied it to the end of the chain. The other end went around a tree and I drove foward slowly. Worked really well without a dump.
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Old 10-26-2003, 07:12 AM
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Hi VnDrWLawnCare,

Did you see this post?

how to un load leaves
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Old 10-26-2003, 08:24 AM
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I have done that method for 3 years now...my local dumps have a cement pole just for that reason for pulling stuff out of the back of the trucks. I will get you a picture of the trailer settup asap.
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Old 10-26-2003, 02:12 PM
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Thanks for the replies

Bunton Guy: Looking forward to seeing some pictures.
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Eric
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Old 10-26-2003, 03:05 PM
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Great idea! I love this site. Thanks guys
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