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My New Bri-Mar Dump Trailer Pics!

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by mkwl, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,701

    Yes, I think it will work great! I got it for $4,450 out the door (including tax) with a spare tire. The sides will cost me around $200 to make, so overall, I have about $4,700 into it- I think it will be well worth it!
     
  2. Coastal Lawn Maintenance

    Coastal Lawn Maintenance LawnSite Senior Member
    from VA
    Posts: 485

    looks good. looks like it will make you some money cant wait to see what the side look like on it
     
  3. deere615

    deere615 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,676

    Looks great man. I should be picking mine up tommorrow I am getting a slightly used one. just a little smaller. Are you on spring break from college? I have had the whole week off and have been working on getting stuff ready
     
  4. Lucky Star Lawn Care

    Lucky Star Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 538

    WOW thats pricey...I just picked up a 97 F350 8ft dump truck with plow in great shape for $5000
     
  5. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,701

    They're not cheap- the MSRP on this one was $4650 + $100 for the spare + ~$310 for tax = MSRP $5,060.
     
  6. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,701

    But remember- you're going to have to pay add'l insurance on that- the trailer costs me nothing in insurance- another significant savings. Plus- this trailer holds A LOT more than a standard 8' mason body dump.
     
  7. big_belly4ever

    big_belly4ever LawnSite Member
    Posts: 66

    Lucky not in the long run hes better off with dump trailer I had a 6.5 x12 trail load cheaper to run than a dump truck and license,and maintain. nice price 3 years ago i paid 5,000 plus tax and license. mkwl don't ever get rid of it I miss mine badly. i got rid of mine got out if the mulch selling business. sure comes in hand for branches, leaves,garbage, mulch,dirt ,gravel you name it. Hand unloading and shoveling here.my.02 cents
     
  8. Lucky Star Lawn Care

    Lucky Star Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 538

    Very true on both your parts...not tryn to knock it at all I just spent my money differently. As I personally would rather have the truck over the trailer due to other jobs (plowing mainly) This trailer is gonna be a great buy for you
     
  9. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,701

    I agree- I did look at buying a small mason body dump truck, but the maintenance cost, smaller capacity, and insurance kept me away from it- I believe the dump trailer will work great for me!
     
  10. Petr51488

    Petr51488 LawnSite Silver Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 2,371

    Ugh, you went with the rascal. But hey, its a dump none the less! Did you happen to see the low profile ones there? Question...do you plan on making the walls out of wood? Its gonna suck with only 6 stake pockets. The walls will really flex out with any type of weight in it. I Just primed the inside of mine today and will be putting a black epoxy in it tomorrow. I'm pretty sure you'll need fresh coat of paint on the inside by the end of the season. Check to see if they cover that under warrenty because i didnt ask for mine. Good Luck with it! Here's a link to my dump with the walls and loader setup. http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=250869
     

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