Leaf box

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by scag276, Sep 30, 2007.

  1. scag276

    scag276 LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Messages: 7

    I am going to build a new Leaf box for my 1 ton dump truck I was wondering if anyone else has a box on a 1 ton dump, and some pics so I could get some ideas? thanks.
  2. G.M.Landscaping

    G.M.Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 939

    I would suggest a search , since there's be a few threads lately showing some.
  3. Metro Lawn

    Metro Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,116

    This was a chipper truck, now it is used for leaves.

  4. PORTER 05

    PORTER 05 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 642

    gotta love that old dump!!< i love seeing guys in there $60,000 new 3500 1 ton diesel dumps , i dont think they understand all they need to do is buy a nice running old dump put a few grand into it and make it look nice, and they can put the other $50,000 + in the bank , they will both do the same thing in the end.

    nice truck and box!
  5. Metro Lawn

    Metro Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,116

    Thanks. It's a 93 Dodge D350, Cummins diesel, with 100K on it. I got it for $5000 and it needed nothing plus has no body rust.
  6. Ben's Landscape

    Ben's Landscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,438

    Gotta love those old CUMMINS!!! It is just barely broken in too!!
  7. ponyboy

    ponyboy LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ny
    Messages: 1,576

    go to a local awining store and let them make you one out of aluminum?? amd mesh i have 4 they cost me around $500 but 2 people can put on or take off in 30 minutes with removing bolts that hold it on tjhrough the wood sides on the dump
  8. 2brothersyardcare

    2brothersyardcare LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,116

    id like old truck only cars sorry

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