«Previous    Next»
Exhaust powered dump bag now on market
That Australian-made dump bag for pickup boxes and trailers that we first told you about two years ago is now on the market in North America thanks to a Canadian firm that recently starting importing the exhaust-powered dump system.
The add-on dump kit makes use of exhaust-powered bags that were first developed for use as portable car jacks. "It's a simple way to turn a pickup into a dump truck. No need for expensive and complicated hydraulics," says Dan Hunski, of Holland Equipment, Ltd.
The heavy nylon canvas bags are fitted with one-way valves that let air in but don't allow it to escape. The bags inflate with as little as 8 psi yet will lift up to 1 1t2 tons.
The bag mounts between two sheets of plywood, one which attaches to the frame of the truck and the other to the underside of the box. A fill hose attached to the bag is fitted with a rubber cup. To dump a load, you just hold the cup over the truck exhaust pipe. The bag fills in less than half a minute to dump the load. To lower the box, you simply open a valve on the hose.
Works on any size truck. Kit sells for $500. An optional hinging system is avail-able to fit most pickups. A small dump trailer fitted with a bag dump is also avail-able.
For more information on the dump bag, contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Holland Equipment, Ltd., 20 Phoebe Street, P.O. Box 339, Norwich, Ontario NOJ 1PO Canada (ph 519 863-3414).

  Click here to download page story appeared in.

  Click here to read entire issue

To read the rest of this story, download this issue below or click here to register with your account number.
Order the Issue Containing This Story
1990 - Volume #14, Issue #6