My little new KW Dump Truck

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by msloop77, Mar 19, 2006.

  1. msloop77

    msloop77 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    Just bought a new to me 1995 Kenworth T-800 dump truck.
    10 wheel with a demo rock body on it. We have only hauled snow so far, but hope to hire a full time driver and run it 40 plus hours a week starting in a few weeks. Hope the pics work. mark

  2. ToroLandscaper

    ToroLandscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,177

    Nice! How many miles does it have on it, also what did you pay for it if you dont mind me askin....
  3. Tim Wright

    Tim Wright LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,034


    Keep on building the business.

  4. zim bob the landscaper

    zim bob the landscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,706

    awesome truck nice KW.
  5. msloop77

    msloop77 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    1995 KW. 550,000 miles. It was a road tractor-removed fifth wheel and it was turned into a dump truck. About $35,000 plus all of the maintenance I had to do on it after purchase.
    Fix heater, bump stop, wiper mount, mud flaps, and so on. thanks, for the comments. mark
  6. msloop77

    msloop77 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    Here are a few more pictures of the dump truck. We have had a pretty big snow year 05/06. The ski mountain has had over 400 inches of snow this year. Anybody want to move to Steamboat Springs, Co and drive this Kenworth for $15.00 an hour and maybe a discounted place to stay for the summer. mark


  7. RockSet N' Grade

    RockSet N' Grade LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,454

    Nice lookin' rig! Just couldn't pass this "heads-up" along to ya...happened the last two days.
    A friend hired a driver. His 2nd day this guy backs up and slides off the road with a full load. Brought in a dozer, a track hoe, and semi-wrecker and pulled him out. Charged him donuts and coffee.
    The very next day the same driver with a full load stopped at a stop sign....put it in reverse and floored it....backed over a car filled with people.
    Be most careful and particular about drivers.....anyways, thought I'd share that little adventure...
  8. PROCUT1

    PROCUT1 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from TN
    Messages: 4,891

    Wow drivers come cheap there.. We can hardly get a guy to mow for $15 an hour.
  9. zim bob the landscaper

    zim bob the landscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,706

    ill mow for 15$ an hour as long as i can support my family when i get older. well any ways that is horrible that driver must have been fired. my dads only got into 3 accidents in 30 years of trucking.
  10. POPO4995

    POPO4995 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,208

    I could make about $35.00 per hour drivin dump truck around here....I have been thinkin about buying one. Owner/operators make about $75.00 per hour here.:usflag:

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