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B&M
05-29-2006, 04:29 AM
Guys running 72in decks, what size trailer do you have?:confused:

rodfather
05-29-2006, 07:08 AM
8x18's and 8x20's

Daner
05-29-2006, 09:34 AM
Guys running 72in decks, what size trailer do you have?:confused:
click...I,m building a trailer... In search ...you will see tha trailer i built that carries the 72" mowers
Ps the wheels have to be out to there legal max for the trailer i made ...Good Luck:waving:

drmiller100
05-29-2006, 04:06 PM
most car haulers are 72 inches or wider.

if you look around, you cna find 84 inch wide car haulers. pretty rare though.

CBB
05-29-2006, 04:37 PM
I use a standard 16'X6'10" trailer, square rails, 2 ft dove tail and bi-fold gate. I love the setup.

MMLawn
05-29-2006, 05:21 PM
8'x18', 8'x20' and 8.5'x28'

Flex-Deck
05-29-2006, 06:16 PM
I haul 23 foot of mowing width on a 21 foot trailer. A 9 1/2 foot mower, a 7 1/2 foot mower and a 6 foot mower.

LwnmwrMan22
05-29-2006, 09:26 PM
8.5' x 24' V-nose

David Haggerty
05-29-2006, 11:39 PM
Mine is the "landscaper" style with the little rail all around. I like it much better than the flatbed I used to have. It's 6'6" inside the rails.

Dave

dcondon
05-29-2006, 11:45 PM
8.5' x 24' V-nose

plus a 8.0' by 19 open trailer:cool2:

like the V- nose though

SproulsLawnCare
05-30-2006, 02:06 AM
6' 10" x 16' 5" landscapers trailer.

LwnmwrMan22
05-30-2006, 08:44 AM
plus a 8.0' by 19 open trailer:cool2:

like the V- nose though

I didn't know if I would at first, but now that I have it, I can run my 21" mower, PG Ultra and my Billy Goat vac all out the door on the front, without having to take any mowers off.

I also haul a Toro 455 10.5' WAM in it, along with a Kubota ZD28, 60" mower.

fulano
05-30-2006, 09:20 AM
A nice car hauler would do good. Mine is 81" between the fenders and 96" total inside. It has a nice 58" ramp near the front on the right side to unload other equipment w/o removing the big stuff in the back and another 46" side door on the left side. It is 9600 gvwr.
I bought mine on ebay and if you look they have them there cheaper than you'll be able to buy new.

B&M
05-31-2006, 02:22 AM
Thanks for all the info, any brands that ya"ll would look for.

LwnmwrMan22
05-31-2006, 09:27 AM
IMO, they're all "decent", but you WILL get what you pay for.

Find 3-4 different brands and just compare the specs.

I know with enclosed trailers, you're going to have trailers that have the uprights in the walls differently spaced on some models.

I own a Feartherlite trailer, all aluminum, so it's lighter to pull, however it's also about $2,000 more than a standard steel enclosed trailer.

If you're going with an open trailer, same thing. Make sure you're comparing trailers with the same sized axles / tires.

Also, make sure it's got the ramps that you need. For mowing, you'll want full width ramps, not just "bobcat" style ramps. I know around here, they sell trailers with the ramps as an option, so people can order what they want, or even because some people will just build their own.

shortgut
06-02-2006, 12:50 AM
this is our trailer with eth 72 in side we have about 2 inches to spare on each side think that the measurements are 77" x 16' really needs to be 2 ft longer but it works and it is paid for

B&M
06-02-2006, 02:21 AM
shortgut, who made your trailer