Truck Rental

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  1. Ryan Smith

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    Heading to Mount Ayr on October 28th -November 6. I have been doing some searching (kilgores in creston) and cannot find much for a truck rental. There are 3 of us so we wanted to rent a second vehicle. Any information would be helpful, thanks all.
     
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    Enterprise Car rental, rents 4wd pickups.
     
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    Like above Enterprise or Charles Gabus Ford (preferred) both in Des Moines are your best bet. Linda Kilgore "Kilgore's" in Creston last I knew just had passenger vans as rental vehicles.
     
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    Are you traveling through Des Moines on the way? They will have more selection, I would think.
     
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    Yes, you are all correct. We are traveling through Des Moines. I was just curious if there was something closer to Mount Ayr. Kilgore's has one car Chevy Malibu. Definitely not going to work on the Level B's. Especially since you guys finally had some much needed rain recently
     
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    United Rentals will rent 4X4 crew cabs. My company had a Ford that was less than a year old. Wasn't a bad looking truck. Might not be the cheapest route.
     
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    I know co-workers that have gotten pickups from Hertz, there are a few locations around Des Moines. I would call them or one of the other big car rental companies and confirm you can get a truck. Just going to be a little spendy though for the week.
     
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    We are taking a crew cab truck so I guess any 4wd will work to get us to the hunting grounds. The more I think about it a truck won't be necessary.... It's basically just an alternative if someone else wants to hunt a different direction
     
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    I know the chevy dealer in Mt. Ayr sometimes used to leave the keys in the trucks on the lot just saying? :rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
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    I rented one of the small Jeep 4X4's in AZ a couple years ago. Relatively cheap, and I was impressed with it's capabilities on muddy roads. It might just meet your need and be a lot cheaper than a truck.
     
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    Ryan--good luck to you guys. I hope it's cold!!

    I'll be hunting north of you
     
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    Just a heads up that whomever you rent thru get some good pics of the vehicle. Had a company try to ding us on a cracked windshield and fortunately we had pics before and after with no cracks shown.

    Kratz
     
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    Thanks guys. And Kratz you're absolutely right. Will definitely check and take pics of any vehicle before we drive it off the lot.
     

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