Skiploaders Trucks For Sale

There are many versatile truck types on our roads but skiploaders are designed for a very specific task: transporting skips. The skips themselves are generally used for disposing of rubble and general rubbish and are to be found on building sites, developments and domestic clearances up and down the country. The skiploader must be able to lift a fully laden skip and transport it safely. There are two main types of skip operating in the UK and these are designed for use with different types of skip.

The most common type of skiploader is the standard hoist skip lorry. This uses a pair of hydraulic arms connected by chains to the skip to lift the skip as the arms swing in an arched fashion to place the skip on the load area of the skiploader. This type of skiploader can be used with standard skips varying in size from the mini skip of 1 m3 up to a full-size skip of 16 m3. Load capacity varies from one tonne up to a 15-tonne maximum.

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Scania G Series G450
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Scania G Series G450 POA
2018 | Skiploaders (2018) G450 8 x 2 Rigid fitted with VDL Hook Lift Gear and Attached Muldoon Trailermate.Comes with Rear Lift & Steer, Air to Drive Axle, Hydraulic Legs, Adjustable Neck and Drawbar Spec. Includes Opticruise with Clutch, Air Conditioning and Electric Windows.You can choose your own specifications.Available for lease or rent to purchase.
Macs Truck Sales
DAF LF45 LF45.160
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DAF LF45 LF45.160 POA
2012 | Skiploaders | 7500kg Brand new extending arm skip lorryMoT Due Jul 17log book present
Hopkinsons Fairdeals Ltd
DAF LF 230
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DAF LF 230 POA
2018 | Skiploaders (2018) LF230 Day 4 x 2 Skiploader with Extending Arm VDL Skip Loading Gear.Comes with Manual Gearbox and Electric Windows. You can choose your own specifications.Available for lease or rent to purchase.4x2
Macs Truck Sales
DAF LF 220
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DAF LF 220 £47,500.00
2015 | Skiploaders 2015 LF LF220 18T, 164,728 KM, 18000 kg GVW, 223 bhp, Selling due to fleet renewal, Service history, Regular 6 weekly checks, Available first week in March.4x2Left Hand Drive
DAF LF 220
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DAF LF 220 £43,000.00
2014 | Skiploaders | 18000kg lf 220 euro 6 14reg, 203,347 km, 18,000 kg GVW, Manual, Clean and tidy Selling due to fleet renewal Available first week in March Regular 6 weekly inspection history4x2
DAF LF55 .220
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DAF LF55 .220 £6,995.00
2005 | Skiploaders | 18000kg Fitted with Telehoist Extending Arm Equipment, 3 Seater Cab, Cruise Control, Electric Windows, Heated Mirrors, Radio & CD Player, Digital Card Tacho, Euro 3. On Steel suspension. The gearbox is an 6 Speed Manual. The engine is rated at 220 BHP. The truck's MoT runs until April 2019. Please quote ref: DASK1365
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Mercedes-Benz Unknown 1824
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Mercedes-Benz Unknown 1824 POA
2007 | Skiploaders | 18000kg 2007 07 MERCEDES 1824 18T SKIPLOADERS, BLUETECH 4, TRIO EXTENDING ARM EQUIPMENT, HUB REDUCTION DRIVE AXLE, SPRING SUSPENSION, 385,000 KLMS, MANUAL GEARBOX, CD RADIO, DASH CAM, ELECTRIC WINDOWS / MIRRORS (HEATED), DIGITAL TACHOGRAPH.4x2
JGE Truck & Plant Ltd
DAF LF 250
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DAF LF 250 POA
2015 | Skiploaders | 18000kg 2015 15 LF220 EURO 6 18T SKIPLOADER, HYVA EXTENDING ARM EQUIPMENT, HYVA EASYSHEET SYSTEM, SIDE PROTECTION RAILS, 6 SPEED MANUAL GEARBOX, AIR-CON, CAMERA SYSTEM, ELECTRIC WINDOWS / MIRRORS, VERY CLEAN TRUCK.4x2
JGE Truck & Plant Ltd
Mercedes-Benz Axor RHD 1823 4X2 SKIPLOADER
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Mercedes-Benz Axor RHD 1823 4X2 SKIPLOADER POA
2005 | Skiploaders Day OM906.925 230 Diesel Manual 264535km Steel
Tuxford Exports
Mercedes-Benz Axor MERCEDES 1824  4 X 2, 18 TONNE SKIP LOADER - 2009
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Mercedes-Benz Axor MERCEDES 1824 4 X 2, 18 TONNE SKIP LOADER - 2009 £15,750.00
2009 | Skiploaders | 18000kg Mercedes Axor Series Day Cab. Mercedes 6 Cylinder 240 Bhp Turbo Air To Air Charge Cooled Euro 5 Engine C/w Ad-Blue. Mercedes 6 Speed Manual Gearbox. Hub Reduction Drive Axle C/w Diff Lock. Steel Drive Axle Suspension. EBS Disc Braking System. Trio Gearbox Driven Skip Loader Body C/w Extendable Arms And Legs. Aluminium Fuel Tank. PVCU Vertical Engine Air Intake. Reverse Alarm C/w In Cab Cut Out
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The second type of skiploader is the roll on, roll off version. This type of skiploader attaches to the skip by means of a hook lift or winch. This then pulls the skip on to the truck via a system of rollers. This second type of skip, or bin, can be much larger than traditional skips. The trucks can cope with bins with volumes of 40m3 and these are often used in conjunction with compactors to take vast quantities of bulky waste. These types of skips are often seen at council dumps and recycling centres, where members of the public dump waste into specific category skips via a raised platform. They are then compacted and when full they are taken to the appropriate recycling or landfill facility.

Skiploaders come in a variety of sizes and with different axle configurations. This type of truck takes a lot of punishment in its everyday operations and great care should be taken when choosing a used skiploader. The heavy-duty work is carried out by the lift mechanism, so it is a good idea to see this in operation under full load. At this point you can check for leaks or other damage to the hydraulic system. There are often heavy loads involved and the deck of the skiploader should be checked for damage incurred when the skips are not deposited in the most careful manner.

The areas of wear and tear are not just limited to the lifting area and equipment, however. Many skiploaders will spend much of their time on rough site tracks, so a full inspection of the suspension, steering components and underside of the truck should be carried out to check for damage. Also be aware that any warranty might not cover the lifting mechanism, which might be serviced under a different agreement. Do check these service records to ensure the unit has been maintained properly.

There is no doubt that the skiploader endures a hard life, but the trucks are built to withstand this punishment. Properly looked after and carefully chosen, there is no reason why a used skiploader will not give years of good service.

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