NPR or 1 ton dump

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by mike33087, May 27, 2007.

  1. mike33087

    mike33087 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 108

    Thinking about getting a dupm truck. I love the looks of the F350 - F650 same thing with the chevys but the prices seem insane. So I was looking at the NPR's cause the price with the dump bodies are aroun 28k. Lots of things going through my head like capcity (would like to safely handle 8 yards of mulch) MPG, maintenance and repair costs, ability to sand and plow.......and the list goes on

    so im lookin for responses from you guys that have gone through these choices and what you ended up with. Also want the best bang for my buck

    thanks guys
  2. lawn king

    lawn king LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,407

    NPR'S are way more truck than any 1 ton!
  3. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,213

    Thats why I went with a Mitsi.
  4. Travel'n Trees

    Travel'n Trees LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 631

    you get what you pay for!!
  5. LawnScapers of Dayton

    LawnScapers of Dayton LawnSite Silver Member
    Male, from Dayton, OH
    Messages: 2,572

    I can get 8 yards of mulch on my dump that an option since cost is the issue???

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