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Sharing my rig with you

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by cleanlawn, Aug 11, 2005.

  1. cleanlawn

    cleanlawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 57

    I've seen people showing pictures of their rigs so I thought I'd share some pictures of mine with you.
    This first on is how I get the debris into the truck.
    The second is a little closer.
    The third is how I unload.

    dump bed truck2 001.jpg

    dump bed truck2 003.jpg

    dump bed truck2 004.jpg
  2. Lawn Masters

    Lawn Masters LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 850

    Pretty neat setup, its effective judging by the pics. I'd set something like that up if I had a bagger on a Z and a truck like that.
  3. cleanlawn

    cleanlawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 57

    Thanks, I use the truck and that riding unit for snow too. I take the mower deck off and install the blade and that's my detail plow. With a couple of ramps I can go from the ground to the truck. Rider acts as weight for the truck when plowing or just getting around, and there's enough room to haul over a ton of icemelt.
  4. RedWingsDet

    RedWingsDet LawnSite Gold Member
    from Detroit
    Messages: 3,556

    thats sweet. I like the truck, I wish I could find a dodge with a dump bed like that, only dodge dumps i see are the city trucks, and they're not forsale :(
  5. cleanlawn

    cleanlawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 57

    I couldn't find a truck bed that did this to buy so I built one. Been noticing that there are ways to make our lives a little easier, we just don't have the equipment available to us.
  6. sodgod

    sodgod LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    i'm glad someone finally had the same idea as me i've always thought of putting a mower in the truck and then a ramp to the trailer but i've never seen if done better. Nice job!
  7. CrewCutEnterprises

    CrewCutEnterprises LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 892

    I dont know about you,

    BUT if i was a one man show, I could cut grass till i was 80 with that set up. just sit on the mower and go, back it up to dump... o yea..

    Very well thought out. I saved the pics for my thought in the future. Very Good work.
  8. cleanlawn

    cleanlawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 57

    Thank you, I'd been thinking of something like this for some time now, and man does it save the back. The bed was the first thing that I made. Here's a pic of the lastest thing that I've done. Tell me what you think.

    two wheeled tractor unit painted 010.jpg
  9. splatz100

    splatz100 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 647

    man I bet it would be fun to hook a sulky up to just the frame and ride around.
  10. CrewCutEnterprises

    CrewCutEnterprises LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 892

    .... ok. I wish i had something like that too.... But i have a dedicated Ariens 24 inch snow blower and then my walkbehinds... nice to put it to use in the off season..

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