New Heil Yardbird takes off

The Heil Environmental Truck Group has updated its Yardbird dump body for use in a variety of light-duty applications, such as landscaping, masonry, utilities and construction.

The Yardbird features Heil’s DuraClass design, which boasts a continuous-formed body sidewall and fully-enclosed top rail for improved moisture and corrosion resistance.

The double-wall body side, full-depth rear corner posts and enclosed front corner posts combine with Heil’s interlaced subframe to provide the Yardbird with exceptional strength and rigidity, the manufacturer said.

“Dump body customers often think they have to sacrifice quality or durability when looking at a light-duty body,” said Craig Thomas, sales manager for Heil Truck Equipment Group. “But with the Heil Yardbird, they get a small body that meets the same high standards as our heavy-duty models.”

The Yardbird now comes standard with Heil’s 1520 hoist. This hoist is powered by a five-inch cylinder to maximize lift and payload delivery. The body also features a heavy-duty platform hinge, quick-release upper tailgate pins and a choice of electric or PTO drive.

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