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Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by Krehling's Prop. Maint., Jan 17, 2007.

  1. Krehling's Prop. Maint.

    Krehling's Prop. Maint. LawnSite Member
    Posts: 52

    have a dump kit that makes their existing bed dump? how much weight can it handle? and does it come with any extra bracing to keep the bed from tweaking? thanks,
    Derek

    o yea and i almost forgot how much did it cost you? (keep in mind im on a 16 year olds budget)
     
  2. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,335

    I am really thinking about getting one for my Chevy this next season. This one will do 2 ton, and sells for $849.

    http://www.heftyproducts.com/dumpkits.html
     
  3. JRS Landscaping

    JRS Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 817

    yea i bought one them. worst purchase i made, i got the bed off with a forklift and nothing fit yes it was the correct model because i called the guy who sold it to me even the guy that was helping me do it ( he does truck bodys for a living) said it was shlt. i would suggest buying a dump truck
     
  4. JJLandscapes

    JJLandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 682

    arent the good ones 4-5 thousand i see? i could be wrong but that would explain why the cheap one was garbage...

    How often you actually going to be dumping weekly or the occasional side job of mulch or top soil?

    if u are 16 and on a tite budget it might be good for you
     
  5. Clear-Cut

    Clear-Cut LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 481

    it might be good for you..but keep in mind...u get what you pay for
     
  6. Krehling's Prop. Maint.

    Krehling's Prop. Maint. LawnSite Member
    Posts: 52

    well i was looking at it and if it doesnt completely line up i can fab up aomething to make it work...and its a lot cheaper than the ez dumper inserts which was my other option
     
  7. bbpropmaint

    bbpropmaint LawnSite Member
    Posts: 60

    bought one when we first started..the cheap one..junk!!!! maybe if braced really well....it will do mulch..but thats it...not easy to install...requires cutting welding ect....get a dump trailer one of the best investment thus far....
     
  8. Krehling's Prop. Maint.

    Krehling's Prop. Maint. LawnSite Member
    Posts: 52

    i want to get an enclosed trailer for my equipment and all and i want a dump for my truck for grass clippings, firewood, and mulch thats about all im going to be using the dump for
     

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