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Moving trench plates

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by toomuchtime, Jul 30, 2013.

  1. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,788

    How many plates can your machine move at once? That's an important jumping off point. I would just throw it on a truck, hauling around a specific attachment will get old quick unless that's all this machine does.
     
  2. Scag48

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,067

    Hook a corner of the plate under the carriage of the forks and roll on. I've moved hundreds of road plate this way. The center lifting lugs are the best though, they pick nice and level. If you go that route, tie a tagline back to the machine to keep it from spinning/swinging.
     

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