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Old 01-10-2005, 05:08 AM
Turf Dancer Turf Dancer is offline
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It seams to me like a 16' with all the options 2 years ago I was quoted around $47,000 without the removable advertising
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Old 02-11-2005, 02:18 PM
Patrick.B Patrick.B is offline
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i'd agree with you all 100% ....if my truck break down i just hook on to my other truck and keep mower alone ,,i got better thing to do with my money then buying $40.000 Lawn truck ,,,lol
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Old 02-11-2005, 10:46 PM
B&B Lndscpng & Lwn Srvc B&B Lndscpng & Lwn Srvc is offline
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I personally think all you guys are being very closed minded about the concept of this truck. I drove 4 hrs on a Saturday to their facility and Gary Fellows bent over backwards to meet with me on a weekend. The GATE system lowers in 35 seconds (YES I DID TIME IT). I was concerned with that also. The reason the gate system is a little pricey is because its a locking rear door, a ramp, and a work platform as well and i feel it is worth the investment. The fuel storage system holds enough diesel, gas, and mix to run a lawn service all week. You just pull up and pump like at the station. I dare any of you to price the same tanks, fuel pumps and other materials used on the fuel storage system and mount it cheaper. I know i can't. If the truck breaks down get it fixed and run your pickup and trailer till it is fixed. I don't plan to sell my trucks and trailers just because i buy one of these. And finally you can get the truck loaded (truck, 16' box, all accessories and interior racks, gate/ramp, fuel stations, chrome wheels, receiver hitch) with marketing package on all 4 sides for $45,000 to $50,000. And if you think that is high go price any 3/4 ton diesel or a dually. I did $55,000 for f-350 and still have to pull a trailer. So why not have it all in one. Less maintenance, easier handling, and better in tight subdivisions and anyone can drive it and you don't have to train people to back a trailer. I PERSONALLY PLAN TO BUY ONE A.S.A.P.
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Old 02-11-2005, 11:15 PM
Patrick.B Patrick.B is offline
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B&B i wasn't saying anything bad about the truck ..and i don't plan on buying a $45.000 or $55.000 ..i do believe that would be a great work truck but my business is not big enough to have a special truck like that ,,,if anything change in my business in next few years Its would be buying an inclosed triler ,,,,
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Old 02-15-2005, 08:57 AM
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I have my own version of a super lawn truck and it was $15k. I have a $1200 gate system that is more efficient than there $6500 gate system. I think they are good trucks, but you are crazy to pay 50k for a truck you could have for 20k.
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Old 02-22-2005, 01:56 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lawnworks
I have my own version of a super lawn truck and it was $15k. I have a $1200 gate system that is more efficient than there $6500 gate system. I think they are good trucks, but you are crazy to pay 50k for a truck you could have for 20k.
Show us some pics of your setup. How does your gate system work?
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Old 02-25-2005, 02:47 PM
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Here is a pic of the gate.

Last edited by Lawnworks; 01-28-2006 at 01:40 PM.
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Old 03-20-2005, 02:49 PM
OBRYANMAINT OBRYANMAINT is offline
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lawnworks,

can you give us some info on your gate mod to your npr?

where was it made/installed?etc?
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Old 03-20-2005, 10:41 PM
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I got the dovetail installed at K&K Manufacturing in Griffin, GA. This is really turning out to be a popular choice down here. The dovetail is 4 ft long and the gate is spring loaded and has a trailer hitch installed, but I don't think it would handle pulling something real heavy like a skid steer due to the hitch being so far out back, but I have pulled about 4k lbs or so.
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Old 06-14-2005, 01:05 AM
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Lawn works that is a awesome truck at night do you just pull the door down on the back of the trailer? Also did you buy the box truck new or used?
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