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I have been doing it this way for seven years now. This way has freed up $$$ to purchase other equipment such as: New Skid Loader ~ New Back Pack Blowers ~ New mowers ~ Trucks ~ Snow Blowers[/font]

Yes that is a tarp, doubled up! Cables bolted to the floor, crawling underneath the tarp....ready to be connected to the chain.

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That looks really cool. I wold love to see a picture or video of the tarp outside of the trailer to see how you set that all up.

It seems like a sweet set up.
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That's awesome man! I've been thinking of doing something like that cause I don't have a dump at this stage in the game and it takes forever to pitchfork my box out.

Like Steve, I would love to see it set up before the leaves. Great idea!
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What about using an old rug or carpet it may hold up better
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What about using an old rug or carpet it may hold up better
IDK about a rug, but I know I only go through one tarp per clean up season..That would mean Fall & Spring
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That's awesome! Hopefully next year I'll give that set-up a shot!
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That looks really cool. I wold love to see a picture or video of the tarp outside of the trailer to see how you set that all up.

It seems like a sweet set up.
I would have had this video sooner for ya Steve, but it has been raining all day here. Plus I had a full load to dump prior to shooting this.

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That is brilliant! It seems this design gives you the greatest bang for your buck.

If you could remake it now, would you do anything differently?
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That's awesome man! I've been thinking of doing something like that cause I don't have a dump at this stage in the game and it takes forever to pitchfork my box out.

Like Steve, I would love to see it set up before the leaves. Great idea!
Thanks Man!
I too used to rake all the leaves and grass out of the trailer and just loathed it. So basically I had to either by a dump or figure something out and this is what I came up with.
I'm certain the day will come when I do not use this contraption anymore, but am very satisfied with the results.
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