Po folks can find an old tommy lift for a few hundred bucks and jury rig it on the back of a flatbed pretty easy. It is slower than a boom but works.
can you pull a 16ft goosneck with a pickup truck? If so, how large? 1Ton?[/QUOTE]
Can, but shouldn't. The smaller trucks are the most overloaded trucks on the road.
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boy we're only talking 100 hives here .I'm 54 ,run over 200 hives , pollinate, and still use the armstrong method . keeps you in shape!