Will a 48" Walk Behind fit a full size truck bed?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by howardsells2000, Jun 9, 2009.

  1. howardsells2000

    howardsells2000 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 355

    I've been out of the business for a while and am thinking of getting back into it. My money situation has changed significantly. I don't have any. LOL.
    I was wondering if I could haul a 48" in the back of my truck. I know a trailer would be easier. Just curious if anyone is doing this.

  2. davidcalhoun

    davidcalhoun LawnSite Bronze Member
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    It will fit all day long.

    Just get a decent FULL width ramp setup that MOUNTS to the truck somehow (on tailgate or replaces tailgate). I have a ramp setup that replaces the tailgate (like the Handi-ramp or Redi-ramp brands). No risk.
  3. blake101

    blake101 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 563

    yes yes yes
  4. delphied

    delphied LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,067

    Do you know how to use a tape measure?
  5. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Posts: 7,053

    Hey, I was going to say that! :)
  6. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
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    I run a 36 in the back of an f-150 with a safety ramp on it. It should fit fine because there is like a foot left over with mine in the bed.
  7. howardsells2000

    howardsells2000 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 355

    Funny, ok you guys got me, but I guess my question was more about how difficult is it? Can I get it in and out safely by myself?

  8. ponyboy

    ponyboy LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ny
    Posts: 1,420

    yes you can just use good ramps that are locked in place

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 5,225

    yes it can be done. i see it all the time

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