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Trailer load of Trees

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by grassbandit, Mar 23, 2006.

  1. grassbandit

    grassbandit LawnSite Member
    Posts: 51

    Brought these trees home from Tennessee a couple of weeks ago. 104 trees all together. Way too much weight for that trailer but the truck did great. Blew a wheel bearing in KY, but happened to have a spare with me. I saw that coming.

    Trees 1 (600 x 450).jpg

    Trees 2 (600 x 450).jpg

    Trees 3 (600 x 450).jpg
  2. All_Clear

    All_Clear LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 443

    Holy crap is that squatting. Time for a bigger truck and trailer set up if you plan to pull things like that. :weightlifter:

  3. grassbandit

    grassbandit LawnSite Member
    Posts: 51

    Well, don't really plan to do that again. Just in the wrong place at the right time I guess.
  4. zim bob the landscaper

    zim bob the landscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,707

    wow thats alot of trees nice trailer/truck it looks like a bigger one next time.
  5. jtkplc

    jtkplc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,646

    Yeah, that looks safe....:nono:
  6. liquidforcedude7

    liquidforcedude7 LawnSite Senior Member
    from america
    Posts: 285

    Ive NEVER seen a superduty weighted down like that
  7. sounds like a good road trip from Mcminnville.
  8. lawncare18

    lawncare18 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 742


    Great looking truck.. couple questions though??

    - Why so many? must have been a good deal or do you have a big job your using them on?
    - Why didnt you put any in the back bed of your truck to help the weight maybe on the trailer?
    - How long a trip was it, and how did the tarp make out.. glad to see you protected them from the wind.. so many times you see guys flying down highways with landscape materials getting damaged in the wind.

    Best of luck this season!!!!!!!
  9. grassbandit

    grassbandit LawnSite Member
    Posts: 51

    yep, McMinnville.
    Great deal on trees down there. I have a buddy that runs a nursery here, and buys trees by the semi load from them. Its about 365 miles from Indy, and they load and tarp everything up, and the tarp never came loose.
  10. Thats a pretty neat area down there, I'll go there from time to time depending on the size of the job.

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