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trucks for your crews

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Mlc gmc03, Mar 21, 2004.

  1. Mlc gmc03

    Mlc gmc03 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 324

    what kidn of trucks do you guys use we have now switched to dump trucks we use to use 1/2 ton pickups and have since gone over to 1-ton dumps i love it, its so easy and effortless at the end of the night to clean out the truck, and actully if u buy at the right time it cost no more than a 3/4 ton long bed my brand new gmc 3500 was only 27,000 money well spent to me
     
  2. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,656

    We use a Isuzu NPR HD crewcab with a 12 ft dump body. Way better than the old pickup and shoveling routine every day.
     
  3. NEPSJay

    NEPSJay LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 492

    caddy escalades.......lol
     
  4. IndyPropertyCare

    IndyPropertyCare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 201

    2004 Chevy 3500 dumpbed $ 22k delivered :D
     
  5. VMAX

    VMAX LawnSite Member
    Posts: 22

    `87 4+4 1 ton dump paid 4500.00 cash had for 2 years zero problems.{knock on wood}
    best part no bank note. yahoooo
     
  6. 1acreplus

    1acreplus LawnSite Member
    Posts: 32

    Okay guys.... If you're getting these 2004 trucks so cheap, then tell us <i>where you got them!</i>
     
  7. Kelly's Landscaping

    Kelly's Landscaping LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,259

    Those prices are probably right they never say what features they have so 22k for a 2004 is probably stripped no AC or power anything and vinyl or rubber interior. I know I like some comfort in my trucks so they will be a tad more and ext cab adds a lot to the price as well. I know I will be looking at the end of next month for a new one. One more thing the more you can buy the cheaper the price some of the guys may be getting fleet rates.
     
  8. Eric 1

    Eric 1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,220

    They stole them and just thought up a price to say.:p
     
  9. Mlc gmc03

    Mlc gmc03 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 324

    eric 1 haha real funny well i didnt steal my new dump truck and no its not a extended cab because my crews are 2 cuys so why get a ec cab and have a 8ft bed instead of getting a reg cab and a 10ft bed mm dosent make to much sense to me and also my truck yes had a ruber floor which is great but it does have cloth seats also unlike the remark from sombody else said it has ac with climate controls for both sides cd player cruise electric dump bed with fold down sides underbody tool box and tarp for the bed all from the dealer i will post pictures when i get my camera idk where you guys are looking to say these prices arent right maybe you need to come to indiana were me and indiprop are and shop for trucks and as for mine i got it from schepel buick gmc on rt 30 in merriville o and to indiprop i am on your site too i love the indisnowplowers forum along with the new lawncare that you have put up there great job
     
  10. Q-Team Inc

    Q-Team Inc LawnSite Member
    Posts: 120

    I guess I will have to make my way there next time I buy.

    I try to not to by new so the last truck was purchased last spring:a 2001 Chevy 3500 27K miles with dump and 9' blade. A/C power dump. Everything else was standard and I got it for 21,000. Good used 1 ton's are hard to come buy in Maine.:dizzy:
     

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