1. Missed the live Ask the Expert event?
    Not to worry. Check out the archived thread of the Q&A with Ken Hutcheson, President of U.S. Lawns, and the LawnSite community in the Franchising forum .

    Dismiss Notice

Dump Truck with Gooseneck Hitch

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by trailbuilder, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. southern79

    southern79 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 91

    Generally the hoist is mounted backwards, leaving room for the ball to be mounted 4" ahead of the axle. Make sure your goose neck is long enough to clear the corners and sides that you might have. If you are having a bed made, 11' works great.
    Posted via Mobile Device
  2. trailbuilder

    trailbuilder LawnSite Member
    Posts: 49

    I ordered a Henderson dump box with telescopic lift and it will have a trap door to access my gooseneck. I will send pictures when it gets fitted.
  3. PonyExpress94

    PonyExpress94 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 60

    I haven't seen a steel dump bed with a GN hitch, but then again I haven't been looking either since I prefer an aluminum body for corrosion resistance. Below is a link to help you out. Scroll down the page and look closely at the Ford Dump/Flatbed. You should be able to see the trap door and the GN ball just visible behind the hoist pivot pin.


Share This Page