High lift dump gates

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by 4 seasons lawn&land, Mar 2, 2014.

  1. lumberjack1986

    lumberjack1986 LawnSite Senior Member
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    I would go with a convertible barn door over the high lift option. If I had the high lift, I would install a load holding valve/load check/pilot operated check valve on the lift cylinders to prevent the gate from slamming down incase of a hose/valve failure. That same valve is what is on excavator booms, crane outriggers/boom cylinders, etc.
     
  2. 4 seasons lawn&land

    4 seasons lawn&land LawnSite Gold Member
    from NY
    Posts: 3,587

    That's the way right there! I would like to have that setup on my dodge and a triaxle.
     
  3. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
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    Pictured is the standard design for transfers that I have seen for 30+ years.
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  4. NEUSWEDE

    NEUSWEDE LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Posts: 1,147

    The tri axle I just bought a truck upfitter shop is charging me $800 to do something similar but not as fancy I want it for dumping stumps and boulders so they dont get hung up.
     
  5. NEUSWEDE

    NEUSWEDE LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
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