Turf Magazine - August, 2012

PRODUCT FOCUS

Trucks, Trailers & Accessories

As a landscape contractor or lawn care operator, you need trucks to haul your equipment or tow trailers to job sites. This month's product focus features manufacturers that offer trucks, truck bodies and truck-mounted equipment to keep your equipment safe and secure as you head from job site to job site.

We've also included trailers, since you need a way to haul your bigger equipment around, as well as accessories to keep your trucks and trailers neat and organized.

And, don't forget, you can find additional information about the companies highlighted in red by visiting their advertisements in this issue.

Trucks

Chrysler

The 4.7L Ram Tradesman features a RamBox for gear, 20 miles per gallon highway with a standard V8, and available 10,450 pounds of towing capacity.

www.ramtrucks.com

Hino Trucks

Class 5 COE trucks are available with diesel or diesel-electric hybrid power trains and offer 210 hp and 440 foot-pounds of torque from the J05E Series engine.

www.hino.com

Isuzu

The Isuzu N-Series LCF families of trucks are class 3 to 5 trucks. The low cab forward lineup includes two EPA-certified diesel engines and a gasoline engine alternative.

www.isuzucv.com

Mitsubishi Fuso

Markets a full line of medium-duty commercial trucks for landscapers and turf maintenance organizations. Cabover design allows more room for equipment and materials.

www.mitfuso.com


Trailers

Aluma

Offers a complete line of durable, lightweight aluminum trailers. Special features and accessories include side racks, stake pockets and various tailgate options.

www.alumaklm.com

Bri-Mar Mfg.

Makes a variety of trailers for the green, hardscape and rental industries. Manufactures utility, landscape, equipment, tilt and dump trailers with top-shelf components.

www.bri-mar.com

Haulmark

Enclosed landscape trailers have side rails, independent rear ramps and enclosed 4-by-7-foot storage space for smaller tools. Options include trimmer racks and rear lighting.

www.haulmark.com

Masco Sweepers

Powered by a 30 hp Kohler engine, the Trailer Vac Sweeper includes dust control, all-stainless steel hopper, 24-inch vacuum fan, fuel tank, battery and electric start.

www.mascosweepers.com

Wells Cargo

The Road Force LS Series has a reinforced front wall, three-piece A-frame, 16-inch OC crossmembers, and .75-inch plywood floor. Comes in 7 and 8.5-foot widths.

www.wellscargo.com


Accessories

Ballard

The EZ Gate is a gate lifting system that offers one-side installation and reduces the gate weight. It features stainless steel and aluminum construction.

www.ballard-inc.com

Crysteel

The Aluminum E-Tipper offers capacities from 2 to 5 yards, 50-degree maximum dump angle and lightweight profile that saves fuel costs and increases payload capacity.

www.crysteel.com

DoMore Truck Co.

The DEBO Step provides quick, convenient access to the back of a pickup truck. It mounts to the rear of the vehicle, leaving the trailer hitch free.

www.debostep.com

DuraClass

The Yardbird has a continuous formed body sidewall and fully enclosed top rail for resistance to moisture and corrosion. Comes with quick-release upper tailgate pins.

www.duraclass.com

Gate Flexor

The Elegator trailer gate lift system is easy to install and keeps side rails free for equipment. There are no cables or pulleys to align. Adjust for gates of different weights.

www.elegator.com

Reelcraft Industries

The self-contained hose reel trailer makes hose handling and watering easier. The trailer bed also offers additional space for tool trays and other accessories.

www.reelcraft.com

Rugby Mfg.

The Rugby Landscape body features a curbside swing-out door and rear barn doors over a drop-down tailgate. The curbside front has a 54-inch-wide door opening.

www.rugbymfg.com

Sno-Way International

The 26R is a plow for .5-ton trucks. It has a patented dual hinge system that allows operators to move twice as much snow as a conventional straight or V-plow.

www.snoway.com

TrimmerTrap

The TT-1 Trimmer Rack holds two trimmers and features welded steel construction with a powder-coat finish. Locks trimmers individually with standard padlocks.

www.trimmertrap.com


Next month will feature a Product Focus on Sweepers, Blowers & Leaf Vacuums.