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Old 02-15-2005, 11:10 PM
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How do you like that ezdumper? what does one run? any info is apprecieate.
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Old 02-15-2005, 11:12 PM
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GLS - can you comment on how the new truck plows now?

I gotta admit, she sure looks pretty.
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Old 02-16-2005, 12:10 PM
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I think I talked about the ezdumper earlier, but it works great. They run about $2,000 (maybe a little more installed) for an 8' steel. I wouldn't be without some type of dump ever again. We would like to eventually put an aluminum flatbed dump on the chevy.

The new truck plows GREAT The plow can hold a ton of snow. The width of it and the ability to scoop the wings really speeds things up. And the diesel is great for pushing. We have some really steep driveways that we plow that a gasser would struggle to push up in 4hi. The diesel just lugs up it in 4hi with a big load of snow (unless it breaks traction, but we keep a lot of ballast in the back). I really have nothing bad to say about the new truck/plow, except the plow needs a shock absorber on it because when the moldboard trips that thing really bangs back hard.
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Old 08-11-2005, 01:49 AM
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looking into buying a john deere walk behind what do you think of yours
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Old 08-12-2005, 03:44 PM
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It cuts well and has been reliable. The bagger that JD sells kinda sucks, but we discharge most of the time. The 13 horse seems to have plenty of power.

I would prefer a hydro, but we don't use it enough to justify it.

Only other thing is the fixed deck. It works fine for us because we rarely change the cutting height. If you do you are going to want a floating deck.


Deere has some new walk behinds out too that come with the 7-iron deck (48" or 54" only).
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Old 08-13-2005, 12:33 AM
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did you buy yours new? i looking for a used one and was wonder what problems people have had with them
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Old 09-26-2005, 09:49 PM
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Not to jack you thread.

GLS. I aked you a million questions before buying my ez dumper. And if you Want to run a pickup with dump capabilities.. $2200 for the insert is great. I have it in an f250.

It will hold

5 yards of mulch.
6 yards of mulch mounded
3 yards of topsoil(overloaded)
2 yards for regular jobs
8 yards of leaves.. or so with covered wagon set up and leaf loader.
2 tons of stone. Yes, #57 3/4 blue is what we do gravel drives with. Such a breeze for regravel jobs.
3 tons of stone... whooops. weighed out at 14k, dident dump, had to hand load some, WONT DO IT AGAIN.

But for what most people haul, its great, we spend more time weighing in and out of the dump then we do unloading.

sometimes you need a f550, sometimes you dont.
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Tk 1 99 F350 7.3 Diesel with Ez-dumper, 7.5 Western
TK 2 99 F250 V8 Gas
Tk 3 98 Explorer 4.0 liter 4x4
Tk 4 98 Explorer 4.0 liter 4x4
Tk 5 96 Ford F250 Xcab long bed
Tk 6 97 Ford F250 Single Cab, 4x4 With 7.5 ft Fisher
Tr 1 - 16 ft Mowing trailer
Tr 2 - 12 ft dump trailer
Tr 3 - 10 ft utility trailer
Tr 4 - 12 ft Mowing trailer
Tr 5 - 18 ft Skid loader trailer
1992 Case 1840 Skid loader

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Old 09-26-2005, 10:31 PM
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The insert is a great tool. One of these would make a nice addition to it for bigger landscaping jobs...

I know a lot of guys debate on dump insert vs. trailer. They are both good for certain things. The insert is nice to have with all the time, and of course if you are pulling a maintenance trailer with mowers. The trailer is great for the big loads.
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Old 09-26-2005, 10:51 PM
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what length is that dump trailer?? width, carrying capacity?? That would be my next purchase
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Tk 1 99 F350 7.3 Diesel with Ez-dumper, 7.5 Western
TK 2 99 F250 V8 Gas
Tk 3 98 Explorer 4.0 liter 4x4
Tk 4 98 Explorer 4.0 liter 4x4
Tk 5 96 Ford F250 Xcab long bed
Tk 6 97 Ford F250 Single Cab, 4x4 With 7.5 ft Fisher
Tr 1 - 16 ft Mowing trailer
Tr 2 - 12 ft dump trailer
Tr 3 - 10 ft utility trailer
Tr 4 - 12 ft Mowing trailer
Tr 5 - 18 ft Skid loader trailer
1992 Case 1840 Skid loader

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Crew Cut Enterprises LLC.

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Old 09-26-2005, 11:11 PM
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14' x 6.5'

GVWR = 13,400 lbs
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