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Offline pdmattox

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New Beekeeping truck
« on: December 30, 2008, 06:38:20 PM »
Well new to me anyway. It's a 95 Chevy k3500 4x4 4-door. Now I can haul my bees, some helpers and my loader wherever I want.


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Re: New Beekeeping truck
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2008, 07:03:33 PM »
Cool! I want, I want, I want one too!

Of course I gues I could take the bed off my extended cab 4X4 and put on a flatbed.  The flat bed is definitely better for hauling bee hives, bales or straw and hay, and other large bulky items.  I could get at least 40 bales of hay on that flatbed and can only fit 24 on my PU.
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Re: New Beekeeping truck
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2008, 07:15:16 PM »
Man, that's certainly uptown! I love the new truck, great set up Dallas! How many pallets/boxes can you stack?


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Re: New Beekeeping truck
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2008, 07:19:07 PM »
Thanks guys, It is the same bed I had put on my other truck which was only a half ton. It will hold 24 hives on pallets single stacked and 48 doubled up like most around here do. It has only a 8x8 bed, think of what I could do with a 14' bed. :)

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Re: New Beekeeping truck
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2008, 10:24:48 PM »
Lookin good Dallas, almost like you know what your doing LOL JK,,
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Re: New Beekeeping truck
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2008, 11:21:46 PM »
like the Jefferson's theme song, MOVING ON UP!!!!!!!! Want be long he will be showing off his new "Kenworth"   ;) , good going man!!!!!!
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Re: New Beekeeping truck
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2008, 11:31:03 PM »
Crew Cab, cool.  Nice looking truck. 

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Re: New Beekeeping truck
« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2009, 10:05:12 AM »
Nice everybody gotta have one.  What could you do with 14 ft bed 2 pallets high, 2 wide, very 3 foot = 64 hives that is 4way pallets.  Can get 3 high if single story hives.  Anyway that's how I figure how many I can load when shopping for trailers.  Incase it'll help someone.  I like the cab room plenty for help and bee stuff that don't need to get wet.  I want our next truck to have a extended cab too.  Maybe not a crew cab but something and that 4x4 is the bomb as my kids say you gonna like that.  I did more than I thought on our first that was 4x4.
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Re: New Beekeeping truck
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2009, 09:19:10 PM »
Looks like a good hauler.

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