How I unload my new 16ft trailer

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by South Florida Lawns, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. South Florida Lawns

    South Florida Lawns LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Thought this one up myself. Might work on mulch but mainly just for tree branches and brush.

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  2. Kennedy Landscaping

    Kennedy Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
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    Looks good, hope it works out well for ya
     
  3. SNAPPER MAN

    SNAPPER MAN LawnSite Silver Member
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    Thats what we basically do. Easy and simple.
     
  4. Great idea!
     
  5. The Elements Group

    The Elements Group LawnSite Senior Member
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    that otta go over like a lead ballon... just rippin ya let us know how it works for ya......i say i say its like a soda pop ,.... watch it fizz.. , fog horn leg horn..
     
  6. CGlisson

    CGlisson LawnSite Member
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    Cool idea. What are you using to pull the chain?
     
  7. luis@NJ

    luis@NJ LawnSite Senior Member
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    When my father had a dump truck his hydraulic ram broke and at the dump the guy told us the same idea! I just wish we still had that truck. lol let us know how it works for you.
     
  8. 4.3mudder

    4.3mudder LawnSite Silver Member
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    There's a guy that I know that has a similar setup to drag cut tires off with. He has a 8000 pound winch on the back of the truck, and the cable goes right under the trailer to the back and has a guide wheel on the rear and the cable comes up from the bottom of the trailer to the top of the floor and then on to the drag on the front. Push of a button, and here comes everything off the trailer
     
  9. South Florida Lawns

    South Florida Lawns LawnSite Platinum Member
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    It worked great, pulled everything out of the trailer and saved us 25 min of unloading time.

    Oh and you either hook the chain to a wheel loader at the dump or to a tree.

    I might attach the chain lower on the pellet so it pushes better.
     
  10. Nick's Lawn Care

    Nick's Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
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    I like that trailer!!
     

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