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debris loader help

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by iforgotmybackpack, Jul 17, 2012.

  1. iforgotmybackpack

    iforgotmybackpack LawnSite Member
    Posts: 41

    I have a 1 man operation with a dump truck and trailer. I need to tow my equipment to clean ups so I think I need to go with a tailgate mount debris loader. My trailer does have an extended tongue so clearance shouldn't be an issue but when it comes time to dump the leaves, short of removing the vac which would probably be too much for one person to do, what would be the best attack on dumping the debris. Any other suggestions or set ups would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance for any help
     
  2. lazor-cut

    lazor-cut LawnSite Senior Member
    from Wixom
    Posts: 315

    Well you should go search on here "Fall Cleanup Rigs" OR "Fall Cleanups"
    there are MANYYYY Pages of info and pictures on how others do cleanups and their outfits.

    Anyway In your case a loader mounted to the trailer's tongue would work....
    Depending on the leaf loader. Many companies make swing mounts for their loaders. So when tie comes to dump you can pull a pin and swing the loader the the side and dump. You could always hire more workers too.

    I personally always pull with 2 or more trucks. But then again i have more workers.

    Some dumps have 2 slots for trailer attachments. My truck has a receiver and a pintle hook.
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    Or even a front mount!

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    Trailer Mounted. Complements of "Gunsworth". Lawnsite User
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