Finally Got a Service Truck!

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Tony Clifton, Apr 14, 2007.

  1. Tony Clifton

    Tony Clifton LawnSite Senior Member
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    Some of you may remember me posting on here a couple of times as to which was better, a utility body or a van for an irrigation service tech.
    Well, we went with the utility body. Just bought an 07 Chevrolet 2500HD with an 8' utility body. I have been driving it for the past week but Monday AM we will put it in service. Put the pipe rack on it last night.
    I just wanted to thank everyone for helping out their input, I am so glad we got the truck instead of a van. It is going to work awesome, so much storage for the large # of different parts a tech needs to have.
     
  2. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
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    Pictures!

    Are you going to get it lettered up?
     
  3. Tony Clifton

    Tony Clifton LawnSite Senior Member
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    Yea, I put the decals on it Thursday night. I am thinking about putting something like "Irrigation Specialists" or something along those lines on the tailgate, and maybe across the front of the pipe rack.
    I dont know how to post pictures.
     
  4. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
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    Click the "Go Advanced" button to go to advanced post mode.

    Once there, scroll down and click on the "Manage Attachments" button.

    Select the picture, click Upload and your done.
     
  5. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
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    The picture may need resizing first in a picture editing program of your choice. There's a maximum size allowed for uploading.

    A step that many in the forum forget to utilize, whether it be pictures and/or text posts, is to hit the "Preview Post" button before submitting any post. It will show you a preview first and you can readily see if you've left anything out such as quotes, etc.
     
  6. Remote Pigtails

    Remote Pigtails LawnSite Senior Member
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    Half the time when I read your posts purp I think to myself "How did he do that?" Especially when you have a quote then a response then a quote then a response. Is it possible to put sentences between pictures?
     
  7. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
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    Unlike breaking up quotes I think all the pictures are attached at the end. You maybe able to do it if you upload pictures from a website and post the URL interspersed with the text.
     
  8. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    Good for you, getting a service truck means you're serious about being a
    sprinkler guy! I remember getting mine years ago, it's still making money
    with the new owner of my biz. Luck!
     
  9. Remote Pigtails

    Remote Pigtails LawnSite Senior Member
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    Hey Tony-I'm a slob so ignore that part. Here is a few things I've done that you might want to ferment in your brain. A full length pipe rack is critical to me. I had a welder put the mesh on the tailgate to keep stuff from flying out. The drawers are great for extra storage. Setting up easy access to your nozzles is nice as well. Mine is 7 years old now. Rawson-Koenig

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  10. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    What'd you do remote, load it up to impress us? If I was going to buy a
    (shudder) service body again, I'd buy a Royal, same as I had for 20 years,
    until my crew trashed it & Hank brought it back to life,
     

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