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Old 09-29-2020, 10:03 AM   #1
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how many 50s is safe to haul in a 1/2 ton? thanks
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Old 09-29-2020, 10:05 AM   #2
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When the front tires come off the ground !!

I have hauled a whole pallet before. I wouldn't make a long highway trip with it though.
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Old 09-29-2020, 10:11 AM   #3
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1/2 ton is around 20 bags so I would say 30?
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Old 09-29-2020, 10:22 AM   #4
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1/2 ton is around 20 bags so I would say 30?
If your a red neck this is about right, and I say that in the most respectful way. I love being a red neck. Get a small trailer and end of problem.
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Old 09-29-2020, 10:26 AM   #5
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Dang, I've put 50 bags in my 6 1/2 foot F150 bed lots of times. It does just fine. My 1/2 ton Z71 Chebby max's out at about 25 or so.
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Old 09-29-2020, 10:33 AM   #6
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legally only about 20 especially if you have a tool box and other gear
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Old 09-29-2020, 10:38 AM   #7
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I have put 40 in my 1500 Chevy Z71
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Old 09-29-2020, 10:40 AM   #8
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I've had no problems hauling 25 in my half ton Chevy. For safety's sake, abiding by the
max payload, which includes passengers and gear, you will be hauling much less.

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Old 09-29-2020, 11:08 AM   #9
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Ive hauled 25 bags
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Old 09-29-2020, 11:11 AM   #10
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You should be able to carry 25-30 with no problem.
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Old 09-29-2020, 11:14 AM   #11
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I've hauled about 35 bags plus full coolers, fuel cans, and other gear plus a passenger and a backseat full of ****. Up and down the hills of I-10 no problem.

Treat it like a truck.
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Old 09-29-2020, 11:18 AM   #12
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I’ve hauled a pallet (40 bags) of corn many times in my F150. Don’t be skeered
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Old 09-29-2020, 11:21 AM   #13
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Check your payload in your doorjam
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Old 09-29-2020, 11:23 AM   #14
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Check the front of your truck. If you see a bow tie then 10 bags is probably all you can handle.
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Old 09-29-2020, 11:24 AM   #15
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Check your payload in your doorjam
X2. This will give you how much it is safe to load (OP's question) which is far different than what you can get away with loading
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Old 09-29-2020, 11:30 AM   #16
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when the frame touches the axle.
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Old 09-29-2020, 11:31 AM   #17
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I haul 50 bags regularly in the bed of my tundra.
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Old 09-29-2020, 11:37 AM   #18
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Be safe with the 30 bags and make sure to put it behind the back wheels.
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Old 09-29-2020, 11:37 AM   #19
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you'll be skeerd when a d*** deer jumps out in front of you at 80 mph and your steering is crud because of all the weight over the rear axle.
I see people all the time in the hills on I-10 that look like a boat pulling a tube.

get a trailer. your truck is better at pulling the load than carrying it

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Old 09-29-2020, 11:38 AM   #20
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Iíve hauled a pallet (40 bags) of corn many times in my F150. Donít be skeered
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Old 09-29-2020, 11:42 AM   #21
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I put 40 in a Tahoe once but it wasn't my Tahoe. It can be done but I wouldn't advise anyone to do it.
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Old 09-29-2020, 11:44 AM   #22
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I'll haul a full 275 gallon tote (2,290lbs) in a 1/2 ton chevy on the dirt county road for a couple miles so I know that the truck can do it but not safely at hwy speed
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Old 09-29-2020, 11:46 AM   #23
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I put 40 in a Tahoe once but it wasn't my Tahoe. It can be done but I wouldn't advise anyone to do it.

Lol. I put a pony in backseat of my moms ford Ltd when was a kid. Didnít go over to well with my dad


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Old 09-29-2020, 11:50 AM   #24
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I’ve hauled a pallet before in my tundra no problem.
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Old 09-29-2020, 01:10 PM   #25
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This is a real question

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Old 09-29-2020, 01:54 PM   #26
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I've had no problems hauling 25 in my half ton Chevy. For safety's sake, abiding by the
max payload, which includes passengers and gear, you will be hauling much less.

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X2. This will give you how much it is safe to load (OP's question) which is far different than what you can get away with loading
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Old 09-29-2020, 01:56 PM   #27
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Airbags on a half ton are amazing.
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Old 09-29-2020, 06:01 PM   #28
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10 for me, but that's the limit I can pickup and put in without help!
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Old 09-29-2020, 06:13 PM   #29
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Good reason to get a real truck lol.
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Old 09-29-2020, 06:27 PM   #30
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60 bags protein/corn is the most I haul and I don’t go but about 20 miles (from town to the lease). If I’m driving from home to the lease (3 hours) I only load about 30 max.
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Old 09-29-2020, 06:51 PM   #31
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If you want to stay legal then look at the sticker on the door jamb that has the tire i formation on it. Typically this is where you find the payload capacity. It is not near as much as you think it would be. My friends f150 is only 1300 lbs and you have to subtract your weight and any other contents you have from this number. You will find out you hit that number pretty quick. Now will it handle a lot more than that? Absolutely but I am not sure when it starts to get out of control at highway speeds.

Below is the picture of the sticker I am talking about. The 1383 number is the payload.
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Old 09-29-2020, 07:03 PM   #32
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If it’s a Tundra at least 2 pallets in bed and pulling SxS on trailer.
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Old 09-29-2020, 07:59 PM   #33
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Chevy 1500 2 pallets tailgate down
Probably will not do that again. It felt like ice on road.

Had to pull a 11klb skidsteer on tandem 7klb axels once also.
Probably will not do that again. No brakes!!!

Just like pulling these big 5th wheels on single axle diesels.
Probably will not do that again. If rear truck tire blows hold on. That's what 4 tires in the rear are for

Can it be done yes SAFE NOOO!!!

GOOD LUCK!!!
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Old 09-29-2020, 08:43 PM   #34
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One of the guys brought out a pallet in the bed of his Ram 1500 last weekend!
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Old 09-29-2020, 08:44 PM   #35
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If you want to stay legal then look at the sticker on the door jamb that has the tire i formation on it. Typically this is where you find the payload capacity. It is not near as much as you think it would be. My friends f150 is only 1300 lbs and you have to subtract your weight and any other contents you have from this number. You will find out you hit that number pretty quick. Now will it handle a lot more than that? Absolutely but I am not sure when it starts to get out of control at highway speeds.



Below is the picture of the sticker I am talking about. The 1383 number is the payload.


Yes and the tires are nowhere rated for what some people claim to be hauling.


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Old 09-29-2020, 09:06 PM   #36
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Are we talking putting bags inside the cab and strapping some on the roof????
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Old 09-29-2020, 09:09 PM   #37
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If you drive a Ford don’t worry about how many..... It’ll handle it.
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Old 09-29-2020, 09:58 PM   #38
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Iíve hauled a pallet (40 bags) of corn many times in my F150. Donít be skeered
I have done the same with my Silverado
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Old 09-29-2020, 10:00 PM   #39
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Yes and the tires are nowhere rated for what some people claim to be hauling.


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Agreed. That payload number is not limited by the tires in most instances but yes not only would people be over on their payload capacity but over on their tire rating also if what they are saying is accurate.
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Old 09-29-2020, 10:14 PM   #40
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Man I way overload my tundra w a pallet
I put airbags in rear tho..still wont change the rated capacity
It does fine also have load e tires
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Old 09-29-2020, 10:18 PM   #41
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I've hauled 20 in my Tahoe several times
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Old 09-29-2020, 11:33 PM   #42
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Depending what model/trim you’ve got, the payload range goes anywhere from 20 all the way up to 40 bags.. I figure regardless you’re good for 30.
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Old 09-30-2020, 07:16 AM   #43
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If it is a ford, don't worry about it a Chevy will have to pull you there anyway.
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Old 09-30-2020, 08:28 AM   #44
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We hauled 50 bags in a half ton last weekend.
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Old 09-30-2020, 08:41 AM   #45
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Only in Texas is this a legitimate question. Well, maybe a few other states.
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Old 09-30-2020, 11:29 AM   #46
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Check the front of your truck. If you see a bow tie then 10 bags is probably all you can handle.
Exactly! Thatís why mine has GMC on the front!
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Old 09-30-2020, 11:53 AM   #47
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Last weekend i had 26 bags of corn, 65 quart yeti, 55gal drum feeder, and a buccess stand and fill feeder in the back of my 2019 ford ranger. It did fine for the 3 hr trip to the lease.
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Old 09-30-2020, 12:29 PM   #48
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Chevy 1500 2 pallets tailgate down
Probably will not do that again. It felt like ice on road.

Had to pull a 11klb skidsteer on tandem 7klb axels once also.
Probably will not do that again. No brakes!!!

Just like pulling these big 5th wheels on single axle diesels.
Probably will not do that again. If rear truck tire blows hold on. That's what 4 tires in the rear are for


Can it be done yes SAFE NOOO!!!

GOOD LUCK!!!

??a single axle diesel? Last one I saw that had 4 tires on the back was still a "single axle"...
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Old 09-30-2020, 12:48 PM   #49
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When the front tires come off the ground !!

I have hauled a whole pallet before. I wouldn't make a long highway trip with it though.

When the front tires come off the ground then you can ratchet strap/mule tape about 10 bags on the hood to balance her out. Win, win.
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Old 09-30-2020, 02:22 PM   #50
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I think we put 60 bags in Chicken's old 1/2 ton once, and probly 200lbs of beer and ice lol. No telling how many times we hauled 40 bags in it.
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