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My box truck in progress

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by topdog, Dec 28, 2010.

  1. topdog

    topdog LawnSite Member
    from indiana
    Posts: 205

    My winter project. Excited to run out of a box truck for next season.
    Will start working on building a ramp for it next week.

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  2. PLS-Tx

    PLS-Tx LawnSite Silver Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 2,385

    Cool deal, give us some specs.

    What year, what size box, how many miles, gas or diesel, ect?

    Also, if you don't mind, how much $?
     
  3. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,795

    real cool, include us on the devlopment.

    rcreech, and maple wood on here have some very nice set ups for filling etc. i would lookup their threads and pics. take the time to lay out the way you want and think of as many scenarios and write a list of them before you design.

    where you are filling up at, what machine you are using, etc.
     
  4. indyturf

    indyturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indy
    Posts: 1,877

    nice truck. If your close to Indy check out TKO graphics in Plainfield. They did a wrap for my box truck for around $1000. take advantage of all that space!
     
  5. topdog

    topdog LawnSite Member
    from indiana
    Posts: 205

    02 Chevy 4500 diesel 125K 1 owner truck. They traded it back to dealer they bought it from. 16ft box truck they were asking 10,300 sold it for 8,800.

    Once the gate is done. The second thing will be the logos. Will go with a full color picture sorta like rceech has. I really like his set up. He has also given me some good tips.

    I use a permagreen. happy to move from my f350 to a box truck. Just never seem to have enough room in the pick up set up.
     
  6. topdog

    topdog LawnSite Member
    from indiana
    Posts: 205

    Well finally an update on my truck. Been slow going been busy with snow, & went back and forth on several different ramps. Ramp should be here hopefully next week. Ended up going with a pre made one. I got the truck back today from having the inside sprayed. If things go right will start on the nurse tank lay out and plumbing on Friday. Here's a couple pictures of the spray liner.

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  7. jbturf

    jbturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,404

    looks good bud,
    is it line-x or something?

    were they able to spray right on the wood panels too?

    im really kickin myself for not coughin up the xtra $$ to
    do the inside of my new trailer
     
  8. topdog

    topdog LawnSite Member
    from indiana
    Posts: 205

    Scorpion spray on liner. They sprayed it right on the wood.
    Pretty neat product. They put a more rubber based one for inside the truck.
     
  9. topdog

    topdog LawnSite Member
    from indiana
    Posts: 205

    Well, didn't get as much done as I wanted to today. I had to have a couple plows worked on. I did get my tank rinsed and sterilized & placed in. gonna work on the shelf set up tomorrow, & securing the tank for a bit if it doesn't snow. Will work Monday on the plumbing and pump for the tank. I plan on plumbing a fill line out side the truck, so I don't have to drag a water hose up inside.

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  10. 5starlandscaping

    5starlandscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 21

    Why use the spray liner if it has a wood bottom? Is it mainly for looks or will it give you some protection from pesticides?
     

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