Sell large dump trailer for 650/6500 size dump truck??

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by KrayzKajun, Oct 26, 2013.

  1. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    Carry more weight. Carry my Skidsteer and tractor at same time. Allows me to carry larger Skidsteer plus sandbags.
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  2. whiffyspark

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    Can your truck pull both at the same time?

    I wouldn't worry about a skid we pulled a 770 on bumper pull all summer with a gas struck and it was fine.
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  3. KrayzKajun

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    My dually will have no trouble pulling both.
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  4. AEL

    AEL LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Go for the mini X trade jacob. You could deffinetly get alot of use from one
     
  5. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
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    You obviously dont get it. You overloaded the truck/piston. What you overload it with has nothing to do with it. 5 tons of feathers weighs the same as 5 tons of bricks.
     
  6. whiffyspark

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    All I was saying is it was overloaded. No doubt about that. Soil weighs more than mulch that was my point. You put 30 yards of spoils in a bed it's going to weigh more than 30 yards of dry mulch
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  7. KrayzKajun

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    One thing that worries me is the price of insurance for a dump. Our rates suck down south already.
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  8. LandFakers

    LandFakers LawnSite Fanatic
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    Would you be able to use the mini x in your new business? That would be a nice addition to the fleet for the company
     
  9. KrayzKajun

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    The mini x was a hunk of junk. Had 4k hrs on it and was beat to hell. I may have the dump trailer sold this week.

    Got my eye on a 35' +5' dual tandem gooseneck. And I plan to treat myself to a few upgrades to my dually(3" lift, 35" mud tires, ranchhand front bumper)
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  10. YellowDogSVC

    YellowDogSVC LawnSite Gold Member
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