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looking to make a leaf box for my dump truck. Thinking 4 foot high plywood sides bring total truck to 9' tall. Any help would be great (photos). I get my 16hp loader back this weekend and then we play!!!
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I know we had a bunch of discussions on this in the past with pictures but I can't find it LOL

Here are some pictures. I'd love to see what you are designing. Keep us updated.
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Just make sure there is enough air. A lot of people use a mesh top with the rest wood. It helps break it down and fill up better
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Are you going to draw out any designs before you start fabricating it? I'd love to see what you are doing. Keep us posted.
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I am picking up my loader in a few mins. I will take photos as I make the box. FUN FUN
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What kind of loader did you decide to go with?
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I got a not running 16hp billy goat loader this spring off ebay the shop just got done rebuilding it (runs great)
spent today working on the box
Ran out of light will take more photo soon
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Oh fascinating! What did you have to do to get it to start working again?
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Oh fascinating! What did you have to do to get it to start working again?
one of the push rod was bad (replaced all)
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all said and done I am into it for $800 about $200 more than I would like
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Ok, so to mount my loader I added a shelf to my trailer and a crane to get it up there.
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