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Old 03-25-2007, 01:54 PM
scogdell scogdell is offline
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Slt

Hi,

It does have the side door and the hydro ramp. I'll have to measure the length and width and get back to you. But for reference, I had an Exmark 72" straight in, and two Exmark 60" behind that turned sideways. Then I had about 6" to spare from there.

I have a lot of pictures. If you send me your email, I'll email them to you.

Thanks.
Steve
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Old 05-23-2007, 06:16 PM
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What type of mpg do the diesels get?
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Old 07-28-2007, 08:50 PM
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man how difficult would it be to lift a bag of clippings up over the side of that bed??
I do like the lil dump part of it, but it doesnt seem much easier to lift a heavy bag of lawn clipping 6-8 ft in the air and try to dump it in there...

Also, I dont use catch bags so I dont really know how much they weigh, just seems like they would be heavy...
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Old 10-02-2007, 11:05 PM
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this super lawn truck is impracticle and it looks dumb too, and expensive
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Old 10-27-2007, 09:44 PM
BrandonsLawnAndSnow BrandonsLawnAndSnow is offline
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I would never get a truck and trailer in 1, bc if the truck ever broke down your screwed, and if you had a truck and trailer seperate, you could always get another truck to pull your trailer
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Old 10-28-2007, 04:10 PM
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why wouldn't you have a trailer anyway? These trucks do pull trailers as well you know?
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Old 11-23-2007, 12:49 PM
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I love my setup

Hi all some what new here Just letting u all see my new little bizz. I picked up a 94 Diesel 17' u haul truck My BX24 Kubota tractor fits well inside c pics all my Implements to. I still have a lot more work to do to the truck to get it the way id like it. Backhoe & thumb,box scraper,tiller,post hole digger. If you have any input Id like to here it Thanks TINYTRACTORSERVICE http://TINYTRACTORSERVICE.COM
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Old 02-05-2008, 03:47 PM
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SLT trucks are a joke. Is it really that hard to learn how to back a trailor. I know i can mow all day with a 5 gallon gas can full then fill it up at the end of the day so there is no down time, and the ramp... give me a break. I dont think that big sign is any better than mine on my door. Also Can't plow snow, Cant put rock, mulch in back just doesn't make any sense.
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Old 02-05-2008, 04:14 PM
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I disagree. I am seriously thinking about adding the fuel system to my nprs. My guys fill up everyday at the gas station while I pay for there time. This 15-30 minutes per crew everyday adds up.

These trucks are explicitly for maintenance not landscaping. Typically when you grow you will have dedicated divisions/trucks.

As far as trailers... they are a pain. Trailer tires, lights, and bashed quarter panels are reason enough to stay away from them.

The ramp is a joke though. The dovetail versions are much cheaper $1500 vs $6500 for the hydraulic ramp. Plus that hydraulic ramp is slooooow.

As far as the signage, I think people will notice a 16' sign a bit more than 2' sign that every mowing joe has.
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Old 02-06-2008, 06:33 PM
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I don't get why anyone would buy a SLT when you can easily adapt any box/cube truck yourself. There's only a few things they change, aside from the slow a$$ hydraulic ramp. You can buy a used box truck and add all the goodies and have about $10-12k invested.

Tinytractorservice, thats a sweeeeeeet setup, I'm going to send you a PM.
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