Dump Box

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by BENT, May 21, 2002.

  1. BENT

    BENT LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    Do any of you guys have that hoist kit that northern tool sells? Or have you talked to any one who has? I've been thinking of buying one,one cheep dump truck. I have a heavy 1 ton think it might work good. mostly for light stuff.
  2. DavidD

    DavidD LawnSite Member
    from sc
    Messages: 108

    If your speaking of there Electric over Hydraulic Conversion kit. Yes i Have to they work very well. I LIke the Electric more than the PTO Dump.
  3. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,544

    Hi guys I own a F-Superduty dump truck and its set up just like the a standard tandem axle gravel truck with PTO operated hydraulics. Myself I don't like the 12v Hydraulic its too slow and really hard on your trucks battery its like cranking your starter over and over. With the PTO that runs off the transmission is the only way togo very realiable and fast I'am gonna set up a F-350 4x4 the same way. My truck is equiped with a 3 stage telescoping hoist which is the only way togo it will dump more weight that the truck can carry (8000 lbs).

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