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thinking about getting a truck like this

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by vaacutabove, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. vaacutabove

    vaacutabove LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,006

  2. C & T Landscaping

    C & T Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 480

    Looks pretty sweet. I've never seen a cab over with the landscape body that dumps.
  3. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,213

    To be worth while as a dump, it will need some solid sides. Haveing a dump opens up a whole new arena of work. Looks like a nice truck.

    SNAPPER MAN LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,443

    Do yourself a favor and get a isuzu or fuso instead of the international. They are way better designed and proven trucks.
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  5. Southern Pride

    Southern Pride LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Memphis
    Posts: 1,382

    Damn. That truck is ideal. You must be doing pretty well @ it solo to need one of those solo. How many accounts do you handle weekly, if you don't mind me asking?
  6. Grass Shark

    Grass Shark LawnSite Senior Member
    from Zone 7
    Posts: 661

    Check the insurance before you buy, they might :hammerhead: you!!
  7. orlawncaresvc

    orlawncaresvc LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 962

    How much is that gonna cost? Probably be cheaper if you go with an izu or gmc.
  8. TheGoat

    TheGoat LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 273

    what is the justification for a dump bed when you have a dovetail?
  9. Bumpmaster

    Bumpmaster LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 15,533

    Hydrolic lift would be nice. The Registration fees and regular maintenance might kill the cost effectiveness of a ride like that. :canadaflag:
  10. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 14,700

    I'd be inclined to buy a 3/4 ton pickup if you think you have the need. I've been pulling a 16 foot trailer with my 1995 5.0 F-150 for a long time. It's almost up to 140,000 miles now. A 3/4 ton tiuck should surely do the job you need it to.

    That International is almost 3 years old and it still hasn't sold. It makes me wonder why? If it had a 16 foot bed that would be a little better.

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