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Grass Dumping

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by mythntr, Jun 3, 2004.

  1. mythntr

    mythntr LawnSite Member
    Posts: 38

    I am looking for the most efficient manner to dump grass, etc. from my F250. I dump at least once a day and see many types in action. Any recommendations.
  2. landscapingpoolguy

    landscapingpoolguy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 819

    dump insert

  3. Rich's Lawn Care

    Rich's Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 376

    E-Z dumper insert

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  4. HayBay

    HayBay LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ontario
    Posts: 846

    I put the hood of an old Import Car down inside my 14' Trailer, between the ZTR and the Walkbehind. When doing a customers yard I will drive back up onto the trailer and dump my 15 Bushel Grass Collector onto the Car Hood. (hood is upside down) I have dumped 9 Loads of Grass in my trailer before It starts getting too high. I then tarp the grass. When the trailer is full I bring it home and hook up the chain from the car hood to the ZTR Hitch and drag it off the trailer to the compost pile. Then I shovel off the hood onto the pile. Usually Take 15 Minutes with the pitchfork.

    I was thinking about getting 2 hoods, bring the full one to the neighbours cows while I pick up the old one that the cows ate the grass off of.

    Anything that falls off the hood while pulling it is hand balmed into a garbage can and dumped onto the pile.

    I have a side ramp to get my Walkbehind on/off the trailer so the grass pile is not in the way of unloading.
  5. lawncare3

    lawncare3 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,981

    Tarp in bed. Pull it off (needs a little work) but works great

    LAWNPRO2 LawnSite Member
    from PA
    Posts: 65

  7. kc2006

    kc2006 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,442

    how much do the ez dumper's normally go for? I'd need one for a 92 chevy full size.
  8. Rich's Lawn Care

    Rich's Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 376

    I got mine for $2100 installed.
  9. JCKL

    JCKL LawnSite Member
    from Ma.
    Posts: 35

    Where in Ma. did you get yours? I'm looking to pick one up for my truck soon.
  10. Rich's Lawn Care

    Rich's Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 376

    I got it in RI.

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