Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Lawn Care, Landscaping, and Property Management Forums > Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs.

Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs. Questions on your truck, trailer, commercial lawn mowers, lawn mower, mower parts, lawn tractors, engines, edgers, trimmers, pole saws, aerators, hydro seeders, snow plows, chain saws, stump grinders??

self made bed extender f150


Truck, Trailer, and Outdoor Power Equipment Discussion, Repairs.

Questions on your truck, trailer, commercial lawn mowers, lawn mower, mower parts, lawn tractors, engines, edgers, trimmers, pole saws, aerators, hydro seeders, snow plows, chain saws, stump grinders??
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 07-26-2012, 04:21 PM
Grass Doctor Grass Doctor is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: san antonio tx
Posts: 407
Rep Power: 3
Grass Doctor is on a distinguished road
Default self made bed extender f150





Attached Images
File Type: jpg bed-extender1.jpg (24.8 KB, 55 views)
File Type: jpg bed-extender2.jpg (24.3 KB, 39 views)
File Type: jpg bed-extender3.jpg (22.1 KB, 30 views)
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #2  
Old 07-26-2012, 05:07 PM
wat5150 wat5150 is offline
new member
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 604
Rep Power: 0
wat5150 is on a distinguished road
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
Great Post!!!!!!!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-26-2012, 06:47 PM
Grass Doctor Grass Doctor is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: san antonio tx
Posts: 407
Rep Power: 3
Grass Doctor is on a distinguished road
Default






Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-26-2012, 07:24 PM
Lopes Lawn Care's Avatar
Lopes Lawn Care Lopes Lawn Care is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: CT
Posts: 213
Rep Power: 4
Lopes Lawn Care is on a distinguished road
Default

Good job man! do you just fold it down and use ramps for the mowers?
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 07-26-2012, 07:32 PM
Grass Doctor Grass Doctor is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: san antonio tx
Posts: 407
Rep Power: 3
Grass Doctor is on a distinguished road
Default

i have grown from 5 accounts to 36 accounts, so far in this current season, my last 6 accounts force me to upgrade equipment 1/2 to 2 acre lots, so i decide to go for a riding mower, i always buy my equipment cash. so after buying a extra new edger, and mower and riding mower i just don't want to , rush to buy any trailer, i want an enclose that will suit better for me and advertise in huge letters show off basically,i been looking around here and sit and the idea of buying a cargo hitch, but that scare me here its like people has courtesy when it comes to driving but not a lot skills if u know what i mean, so i decide to design this bed extender so i can take my 21 inches with me i am not thinking of unloading the rider an every house just where i have more than 3 or 4 houses 1/4 in a raw, i just think this bed extender i did its kwolll

Last edited by Grass Doctor; 07-26-2012 at 07:41 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 07-26-2012, 07:39 PM
Grass Doctor Grass Doctor is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: san antonio tx
Posts: 407
Rep Power: 3
Grass Doctor is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lopes Lawn Care View Post
Good job man! do you just fold it down and use ramps for the mowers?
thanks lopes
im thinking if i should do it to work that way, i have a pair of nice ramps i got at harbor freight, so i just slide them under need the rider i use this settings today i was freaking out while i was on the road, at the end of my day, i did work out just smooth im going to keep making new patterns and different types to see if i can come with multiple uses for a bed extender
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 07-26-2012, 09:18 PM
hansenslawncare hansenslawncare is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Woodbury, MN
Posts: 86
Rep Power: 4
hansenslawncare is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Grass Doctor View Post




Great idea man, nice creativity!
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 07-26-2012, 10:14 PM
Lopes Lawn Care's Avatar
Lopes Lawn Care Lopes Lawn Care is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: CT
Posts: 213
Rep Power: 4
Lopes Lawn Care is on a distinguished road
Default

Nice, it's definitly fun coming up with stuff like this. It's one of those things that makes running your own business fun.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 07-26-2012, 10:42 PM
Grass Doctor Grass Doctor is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: san antonio tx
Posts: 407
Rep Power: 3
Grass Doctor is on a distinguished road
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lopes Lawn Care View Post
Nice, it's definitly fun coming up with stuff like this. It's one of those things that makes running your own business fun.
i know. i notice a lot of contractor tripping about today. i bet they like it
we all love our toys, plus im saving gas and that i like. im driving a v8 5.4 not the best gas millage 17 highway 15 on city 12 to 14 when im hauling or towing.

so towing at this time its not an option.

i stay in my truck bed even like a sardine . now i have 2 extra fts.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 02-19-2014, 10:46 PM
boog boog is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 84
Rep Power: 5
boog is on a distinguished road
Default

... looks good....is the tail gate reinforced . What size mower you have
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
A Sign I made seancody0 Show Off - Picture Post - Photo Gallery 4 03-12-2010 03:52 AM
the $ i made today tuscangardens General Talk 1 08-18-2009 02:43 AM
I made $ 25,000 amfine1996 Introduce Yourself 15 11-30-2008 09:56 AM
How It's Made. StartALawnCareBusiness Starting a lawn care business. 1 07-03-2008 01:44 AM
Can they be made? Steve General Business Discussions 0 03-01-2006 04:15 PM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
New to the site
tl757
Today 07:30 PM
Today 07:30 PM
by tl757
0 11
Billing methods
jcurr33
03-26-2015 01:33 PM
Today 07:10 PM
by shadrach
9 271
Commercial Jobs
CurbAppeal1
03-25-2015 04:22 PM
Today 06:42 PM
by lxarth
9 301
How do you get...
ESREVER
03-25-2015 01:30 PM
Today 06:30 PM
by lxarth
10 275
First big mower decision?
SGL1
03-28-2015 08:58 AM
Today 06:27 PM
by Just for Cuts
10 190
Trailer flooring...
Pattersonllc
Today 02:40 PM
Today 06:25 PM
by Just for Cuts
1 34
Snow removal contracts
CDLAWNCARE
Today 02:57 PM
Today 02:57 PM
by CDLAWNCARE
0 35
These are the days on...
ExtremeLawncareServices
01-11-2015 10:41 AM
Today 02:21 PM
by Steve
35 4,124
landscape insurance
clarkslawn
Yesterday 10:14 PM
Today 02:14 PM
by Steve
1 59
Engine question
Blue Star Lawn Care
Yesterday 09:47 PM
Today 02:09 PM
by Steve
1 44
Covering a landscape...
Dan Tanner
03-29-2015 09:01 AM
Today 02:00 PM
by Steve
6 157
Dethatching attachments
jcurr33
03-29-2015 08:56 PM
Today 01:50 PM
by Steve
3 101
Tree Service
Yard Elements
09-10-2011 08:19 PM
Today 01:39 PM
by Steve
25 8,621
Hydro oil
googus
Yesterday 06:45 AM
Today 05:42 AM
by mac83
3 77
35,000 Eddm
greenscaper123
03-18-2015 12:51 PM
Yesterday 10:51 PM
by SC93
22 637
Employee job training...
brookline
12-15-2014 07:15 PM
Yesterday 07:39 PM
by SGL1
30 2,474
Finally got a warehouse
avetslawncare
03-12-2015 07:52 PM
Yesterday 07:36 PM
by SGL1
16 616
Ferris FW35 questions
Chilehead
03-10-2015 08:31 PM
Yesterday 07:08 PM
by Dan Tanner
7 445
Bid for large home...
lxarth
03-22-2015 11:06 AM
Yesterday 07:03 PM
by avetslawncare
11 434
Start LIKING FACEBOOK...
rlclawncare123
02-26-2015 12:06 AM
Yesterday 02:07 PM
by Steve
4 448
Trepidation about...
michellemarvin
03-23-2015 07:46 PM
Yesterday 01:40 PM
by Steve
3 215
I lost a long term...
Sprinkler Buddy
09-04-2011 02:24 PM
Yesterday 01:36 PM
by Steve
16 3,512
bidding a cemetery....
NPM_LLC
03-28-2015 10:56 AM
03-29-2015 01:18 PM
by jrs.landscaping
5 165
Weed and Feed
robkattankate
03-19-2015 09:00 PM
03-29-2015 08:42 AM
by Dan Tanner
5 634
Mower vs lot size advice
jcurr33
03-25-2015 09:29 PM
03-28-2015 08:37 AM
by Dan Tanner
5 224
hoa bid need help
bigdaveha12
03-24-2015 08:29 PM
03-27-2015 11:17 PM
by lxarth
6 297
introducing myself
chris2500hd
03-24-2015 11:16 AM
03-27-2015 02:02 PM
by Steve
8 267
Flag or no flag
Matther777
03-24-2015 02:41 PM
03-27-2015 12:25 PM
by biglee
10 374
Office Administration...
Girlfriend
03-26-2015 05:40 PM
03-26-2015 05:40 PM
by Girlfriend
0 847
Is this tree beyond help?
SGL1
03-22-2015 05:35 PM
03-25-2015 08:55 PM
by SGL1
14 1,268
Opinions on truck wrap
Trupro
02-28-2015 03:21 PM
03-25-2015 07:54 PM
by Trupro
33 1,640
The New Wave!!!! Read...
Jamesw86
03-22-2015 08:33 PM
03-25-2015 02:50 PM
by Steve
10 359
grass in the gas tank
robkattankate
03-23-2015 04:37 PM
03-25-2015 02:36 PM
by Steve
5 233
Helping others
hansenslawncare
09-15-2011 08:50 PM
03-25-2015 02:33 PM
by Steve
11 2,706
DOT Number
acrajchel
03-20-2015 05:56 PM
03-25-2015 02:28 PM
by Steve
7 580
Michelin x tweel.
apmAkron
03-23-2015 04:22 PM
03-24-2015 12:40 PM
by Steve
3 157
spike aerator???
Bradcook21
03-21-2015 01:55 PM
03-24-2015 10:32 AM
by acrajchel
4 259
Hello from Maryland
michellemarvin
03-23-2015 12:44 PM
03-23-2015 07:33 PM
by michellemarvin
2 172
hello from south GA.
CCandALawnCare
03-23-2015 03:46 AM
03-23-2015 07:06 PM
by CCandALawnCare
2 153
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
03-23-2015 06:14 PM
by jethro
1,218 380,625
Is anyone doing mosquito...
BWild
01-27-2015 11:30 AM
03-23-2015 12:28 PM
by Steve
9 897
Should i take on this...
christw
03-17-2013 01:23 PM
03-22-2015 09:02 PM
by ExtremeLawncareServices
36 7,630
mower stalls when...
boog
03-19-2015 08:20 AM
03-21-2015 08:13 PM
by Wolf4dk
7 298
Hello Emily Reyes from...
Webster14829
03-20-2015 11:23 AM
03-20-2015 03:36 PM
by Steve
2 204
Finally going to give it...
jcurr33
03-12-2015 08:09 PM
03-20-2015 03:31 PM
by Steve
10 596
Weed id?
SGL1
03-17-2015 08:20 PM
03-20-2015 02:37 PM
by Steve
6 311
Mobile small engine...
luckylogger
03-15-2015 02:05 PM
03-20-2015 06:17 AM
by jrs.landscaping
15 534
Brad Cook 21
SC93
03-16-2015 10:40 PM
03-19-2015 09:04 PM
by Bradcook21
4 517
honest opinion please
uppercut
02-17-2015 01:30 AM
03-18-2015 02:55 PM
by Steve
15 1,376
Repair or replace the...
lxarth
12-17-2014 04:07 PM
03-18-2015 02:49 PM
by Just for Cuts
21 2,060
» Popular Tags
aerocore apartment complex auger bark billy goat brushcutter blades bush collections deliquentaccounts design edging employee problems equipment rental ferris flyers foreman free advertising grass growing a lawn care business hills hiring husqvarna introduction john deere quik trac landscape landscape services landscaping training lawn lawn care lawn care business seo lawn care business website lawn care business website seo lawn care seo lawn care website lawn care website seo lawn mowing marketing marketing secrets mr dave mulch new business past due per hour charge per hour service pricing profit on employee pto push versus ride running a business secrets to landscaping sell the vision seo shell small engine repair square foot steep lawns sulky theft toro grand stand trailer tree trimmer rack truck new used landscape up sell employee walk behind web design website website design winterization won't return
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:57 PM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:57 PM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy