Dump bed insert

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Brett's Cutting Edge, Apr 2, 2007.

  1. Brett's Cutting Edge

    Brett's Cutting Edge LawnSite Member
    from novi
    Posts: 150

    What do all of you think of one of those dump inserts for trucks. If any of you have used them how do they work and about how many yards can you fit in one on a 8' bed.
     
  2. tnmtn

    tnmtn LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE Tn.
    Posts: 1,021

    i don't have a dump insert but if you do a search for "dump insert" on this site you will find a lot of info on them.
    good luck,
     
  3. MysticLandscape

    MysticLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,020

    Best investment when it comes to saving time and labor. It is easy to move in and out of trucks to when you want to buy a new truck. I can take about 4 yards of mulch/grass and two yards of gravel or dirt. I take mine out in the winter no need to keep that 800 lbs in the back but that is because my truck is also my daily driver. If you want to see some pictures search my name I posted them awhile back.
     
  4. lwcmattlifter

    lwcmattlifter LawnSite Senior Member
    from NC
    Posts: 859

    I have nothing but good things to say about my Bri-Mar insert. The labor it saves is great. I could easily load 5 yrds of mulch in mine with 24" sides on it. If you have a loader available it's really easy to remove it in about 15 minutes.
     
  5. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
    from Detroit
    Posts: 3,556

    I get my 8ft STAINLESS steel dump insert istalled tomorrow at 11am. I got the head protector, double acting pump and the tarp system. I cant wait. You dont see many stainless steel versions.
     
  6. Seon

    Seon LawnSite Member
    Posts: 17

    My EZDump is one of top investment I've made. I've loaded 2-1/2 yard to topsoil with easy, however I had to remove it when I bought a gooseneck equipment trailer. I'll probably put it up for sale and buy a gooseneck dump trailer.
     
  7. Willofalltrades

    Willofalltrades LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,000

    My dealer sells Truckcraft inserts. I have plans to purchase one this year. I like how they offer an all aluminum insert.
     
  8. puddin' pie

    puddin' pie LawnSite Member
    Posts: 95

    I have one. I think one of the best things i've ever bought.
     
  9. gobblet

    gobblet LawnSite Member
    Posts: 155

    Got Truckcraft model tc-120. Great product, no problems over three years. Best manufactured item ever owned, compliments never stop.
     
  10. supercuts

    supercuts LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,785

    love my EZ dumper insert. she lifts 5 yards of mulch heaping over the side boards. i think truckcraft has the much better hoist and also offers the aluminum model. the weight of mine alone probably puts the truck half way to legal limit. i used mine for dirt, mulch, firewood, but mostly for leaves i built a tall ugly box on it. work like a dream. i just got f550 12' grain dump for leaves to hold alot more but the ez dump is worth every penny.
     

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