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Difference between grain and landscape body

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by jbss86, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. jbss86

    jbss86 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 12

    Whats the diffrence between a landscape dump and a grain body dump? Im looking to buy a dump truck and want to know diffrence
     
  2. Darryl G

    Darryl G Inactive
    Messages: 9,500

    A landscape dump body pretty much is a grain dump body but will usually have one or more side doors for loading materials.
     
  3. jbss86

    jbss86 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 12

    Thank you for reply
     
  4. Darryl G

    Darryl G Inactive
    Messages: 9,500

    You're welcome. There may be other differences, but I think that's the main one. A lot of guys just get a stake-side dump bed and put plywood or sheet metal on the panels in my area. That way you have a high sided dump with panels you can lift out if needed, but that can be a bit of a pain to do by yourself, especially if they get bent up a bit.
     

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