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EZ dumper or Dump truck?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by TJBlandscaping, Jan 16, 2010.

  1. TJBlandscaping

    TJBlandscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 26

    I am looking to buy another truck because my 07 Chevy has over 80,000 miles already and looking to get a dump or another pick up and put a dump insert in it. I don't do a lot of commercial right now but will be trying to this up and coming year. I am just trying to find out some info on the insert.
  2. MerlinConstruct

    MerlinConstruct LawnSite Member
    from Toronto
    Posts: 6

    I've never owned an insert but I've seen a lot of them around. The biggest beefs I have with inserts are #1 it limits bed space and #2 I always see rust stains down the outside of the bed when people have inserts.

    I don't know if that is manufacturer specific but that is not appealing to me.
  3. NMS0219

    NMS0219 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 610

    Personaly i would keep the old truck and put an insert in it. They beat the hell out of the truck so why destroy a new one. jmo

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 5,225

    thats what i was thinking

    SNAPPER MAN LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,443

    Man 80,000 miles is nothing. One of my trucks that runs everyday has 181,000 miles. Just keep up on maintenance and your truck will last. Don't buy a new one unless you want to run two crews.

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