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Dump Hoist's

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by nosparkplugs, Aug 31, 2008.

  1. nosparkplugs

    nosparkplugs LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,445

  2. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,544

    If you want to make your factory bed dump your wasting you time the bed isn't strong enough.

    Pierce makes the same kit


    If you were putting a flatdeck on the truck then you can make it dump otherwise why bother the first load you dump the factory box is tweaked.
  3. nosparkplugs

    nosparkplugs LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,445

    This would be for grass clippings & leafs, not heavy dense materials

    Know about the other kits also.

    The question was....... does a frame mounted B&W gooseneck hitch get in the way of these hoists.
  4. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,544

    Even for grass or leafs the box will not take the twisting. Your going to spend 1200 dollars or more to make a P/U box dump and you can't dump anything with it.

    As for the hoist getting in the way of the hitch yes it will because all scissor hoists need the space inbettween the frame rails.
  5. pclawncare

    pclawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 991

    I personaly would stay away from under bed hoist i have herd alot of people say o it doesnt hurt them but i have seen plenty around with cracked spot welds and busted corners even just grass can weight 1500lb or more in a long bed and if you get it heavy on one corner or something it will stress the bed. Beds simply wernt built to hold weight in an up right possition like this
  6. punt66

    punt66 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 8,536

    Hoists are great, however like the guys said using the bed isnt a great idea. Find a flatbed to replace the bed. Then you can put a small or large box or you can put a pallet of material with a fork. As fars as the goosneck i am not sure.

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