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Truck and Trailer for Hardscape Crew

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by mbella, Mar 15, 2005.

  1. MidAtlantic

    MidAtlantic LawnSite Member
    Messages: 123

    Our hardscape crews use Hino FB's with 14' dump bodies uprated to 24000gvw. Have a derated f-750 with a 16' compsite body ordered for heavier loads.
  2. D Felix

    D Felix LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,898

    We don't have a specific "hardscape" crew yet, but hope to have one that specializes in it a little more in the next couple of years. For now, we have (are getting anyway, should be here in a month or so) an F-550 with an 11' bed (Henderson), tool storage between the bed and cab, side lift, etc, etc, GVWR of 19k.

    Plans call for a heavier truck in a couple of years to do more of the hardscaping work with, and also a piece of heavier equipment. Unsure at this point what that will consist of; it'll either be a skidsteer, articulated loader or a mini-ex....


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