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Old 03-12-2005, 05:45 PM
Ant_Knee Ant_Knee is offline
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A local trailer company made justmowit's beds. I just had two made for RAM 1500's with ramps.

See if a local trailer company will custom build and have them bolt it to the frame.
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Old 03-12-2005, 06:33 PM
nt1 nt1 is offline
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Thanks for the info Ant_Knee.

What type of elements did you add to your truck bodies?
Did you use dovetails? How long are the truck bodies?
If you don't mind sharing, How much $ did they set you back?
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Old 03-12-2005, 11:36 PM
Ant_Knee Ant_Knee is offline
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yes dovetailed, I can't remember how long the ramps are but nothing outrageously long.

One side with double trimmer rack and a lockable box in the front of the bed...most others were having them built without the lockable box but I figured why not have the added security.

The bodies are not that long. My trucks are not long beds.

$1675.

$1400 for compact trucks.

HTH,

Anthony
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Old 03-13-2005, 12:02 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ant_Knee

$1675.

$1400 for compact trucks.
Damn, that sounds pretty reasonable. Have any pics of yours? I've seen the pic of justmowits, I'd like to see one on a fullsize truck.
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Old 03-13-2005, 12:12 AM
Ant_Knee Ant_Knee is offline
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I don't have any pictures taken yet. I will take some and post them.
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Old 03-13-2005, 08:42 AM
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Thanks, I would like to see pictures on a full size truck as well.
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Old 03-13-2005, 08:49 AM
Jerry and Sons Jerry and Sons is offline
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do like to walk around and not have back pain. If so buy yourself a trailer.
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Old 03-16-2005, 12:50 AM
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Jerry and Sons

Could you elaborate please?
Other than a potentially steeper ramp angle, loading and unloading of equipment (if minimal) should not be that much different between a trailer or a customized lawn truck. Or, maybe it is?
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Old 03-16-2005, 07:58 AM
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To carry your mower, try a cargo carrier that folds up when not in use. That is what i use when I only need my 21" during the day.
I purchased a regular carrier then ordered a foldable hitch so when I need to pull the trailer I can fold up the carrier and tow the 16 footer!
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Old 03-16-2005, 07:33 PM
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You can buy 5x10 trailer for under $800 and it come with ramp !
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