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.
"Most of my exercise comes from wrestling with pigs and beating dead horses."
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!