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Hi everyone,


I am thinking about getting a 4x4 pick up with arb back. I am climber for another company but have my own gardening business and regularly get small tree jobs would a 4x4 pick up with arb back be a good investment or should I just get a tipper truck? 

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49 minutes ago, jameshs22 said:

Got my hilux converted a year a go and love it. I use it as my every day vehicle as well so didn't want a transit ect. The chip capacity isn't huge but I just price accordingly for that extra tip run.

How much are we talking If I was to get a hilux converted?

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11 minutes ago, daveatdave said:

a tipper is a lot easier but if you have some small sheets put one down on the empty body place a layer of brash or chip then another sheet and so on till full then you can pull the sheets off one by one 

I was about to suggest a sheet (and tie to something and drive off to empty) but several sheets is even better. Simple and ingenious. Thanks for posting.

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