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Dump insert question??

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by FCS Services, Mar 24, 2008.

  1. FCS Services

    FCS Services LawnSite Member
    Messages: 145

    You guys with dump inserts with side boards. How do you get the grass from your mower to the insert? I have a Ford PU and I have a hard enough time getting the grass to the center of the truck when its almost full. I can't figure how I would effectively get use of all of the space there. I wouldn't be able to reach the center front of my PU - any thoughts would be great.
  2. EJK2352

    EJK2352 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,150

    Maybe a small step stool or step ladder??? I have a dump insert with 2 foot sideboards. When the bed gets close to full I throw the bags up in the bed, and then climb up to empty them. I can also stomp the clippings or leaves down while in up there to make room for more.
  3. McVey Landscaping

    McVey Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 131

    I toss the bags in the back climb up and dump them.

    Messages: 10

    I Used To Use A Hard Rake To Move It Around.....no Biggie

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