Super Lawn Truck Wannabe

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by muddywater, Aug 30, 2012.

  1. muddywater

    muddywater LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Finally got my truck back from the outfitter. Its an 06 diesel with 130k miles with a 4' side dump and 16' box. The truck came with a 20' stake body that I sold to the outfitter and he put the box on, dovetail, and side dump. I paid 9k for the truck with the flatbed, and have 14k in it so far. Got a full wrap going on in the next couple of days.

    Beats the heck out of paying 70k for a super lawn truck!

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  2. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
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    not worried that it's too long? looks like you could eaisly bottom out there in the rear but it may just be camera angles
     
  3. muddywater

    muddywater LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Yeah it is long. I got the 2' dovetail instead of 4' dovetail because of that. Are your guys using the side dump alot? How does your side dump door open?
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  4. muddywater

    muddywater LawnSite Bronze Member
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  5. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
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    it has 2 doors on each side a bottom and top. on the side that doesn't dump there is a staircase. using the heck out of the dump at the moment because they're in the process of detaching and dropping the height for overseeding... so yards that normally would dump once they're dumping 3-4 times. at many of the homes we take care of you're not allowed to dump onsite so the dump solves a big issue for us
     
  6. PLS-Tx

    PLS-Tx LawnSite Silver Member
    from Texas
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    Nice, I like it. Let us know how it works out.
     
  7. noahb195

    noahb195 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Post pictures when you put the wrap on it.
     
  8. Duekster

    Duekster LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
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    Great price on the truck for sure. They try to get twice that around here.
     
  9. TriCountyLawn

    TriCountyLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Looks nice, Would like to see pics of it wrapped as well as more pics of the dump set up.
     
  10. Clippers PLS

    Clippers PLS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,059

    I was about to say the same thing.
     

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