Zero turn dump trailer

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by bolc5150, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. bolc5150

    bolc5150 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 179

    Hey guys, do any of you have a small dump trailer that you use for mulching or small landscaping? I found several different ones at the following link. Can anyone give an honest opion? Im looking to cut down on wheel barrow time.
    Especially the 1 ton unit.
  2. JFGauvreau

    JFGauvreau LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,298

    Why not?

    But I would never pay 500$ for the 1st one, looks like a 3Ft X 5Ft, I can probably get all the materiel for half that price.
  3. kirkmbrown2001

    kirkmbrown2001 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 265

    Look into powerbarrows. It is a motorized wheelbarrow that greatly reduces operator fatigue thus increasing production rates. I happen to own one and I love it! Mine was clearly a homemade one but it has and 8 horsepower briggs engine, goes forward and reverse, and dumps. I would say it hold a quarter yard or more of material. It will haul anything you can throw in it. The best part was that I purchased it for less than 200 bucks!

    The below pictures are of my powerbarrow. It easily fits my 10 cubic foot wheelbarrow in it.

    There are many manufacturers that produce these. One is:

    You might be able to find a cheap used one in your area. Hit up Craigslist and see for yourself!

    Powerbarrow Engine View.jpg

    Powerbarrow Side View.jpg
  4. bolc5150

    bolc5150 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 179

    Muck truck is nice but too pricy for this year. Cant even find a used one, but maybe one or two power buggies and there still over $2,000. Maybe next year.. For now, i might just get a wagon for mulch...

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