Re: F-800 dry weight
It is equipped with a bucket and the gear for pulling, but the hydraulics
are pto... I guess it's a pto, it runs off the front of the engine, not a
trans pto. Thanks for the trip permit info, I'll check into that.
"nobody" <""nobody\"@likes spam.info"> wrote in message
> Matthew Warren wrote:
>> Well, the point is that I can license it for whatever it actually weighs
>> while in use, which for me will neer be 33k. It has the capacity for
>> over 10k in reel capacity alone, and I won't be toting reels of wire
>> around with me. I am considering the purchase, but it isn't registered
>> now, so scaling it isn't an option. thanks
> If it's driveable; get a "trip permit", as truckers do when they are
> driving thru a state where they don't have a regular licence to operate.
> It might be different in your state but WA also allows you to drive or tow
> a currently unlicenced/unregistered vehicle for a short time with a permit
> and not very expensive.
> That would get you to a scale.
> F800 set up for wire reels?
> Is it just a "hauler"(racks for reels only) or does it have all the drives
> and tensioners set up for pulling wire? I don't know what your plans are;
> but if it's a puller you could shed some serious weight by removing the
> pulling gear. If it has a separate engine setup for hydraulics; it's
> definitely a puller; although some did use a PTO system.