View Full Version : Just Starting Out, what trailer?

08-01-2006, 01:32 AM
hey im going to start mowing and show my customers what i can do this year so i can get them back next year. so i want to learn as much as possible before next years season. well my question is what is a good size trailer for mowing, me being 16 and just starting out. im goign to get a used push mower and a nice trimmer, blower. what size trailer should i get and what price range am i looking at. nothing fancy. im a simple man. haha

Signature Landscaping1
08-01-2006, 10:09 PM
5x8 Or 5x10. But i think the 8 footer should be just fine. If you have a Home Depot near you. You can go there and buy one of them 5x8 Snowbear trailers for $300-400.

Triple L
08-01-2006, 10:11 PM
When I was 16 I bought a 16' landscape trailer. I tell ya, get the biggest possible trailer you can afford. The dealer wanted me to buy a 10' but I opted out to get the 16' so I could tow my dad's Nova. Now that i'm 18, the trailer is too small. I want a 24' in the next 2 years

08-01-2006, 10:45 PM
We started with a small trailer that would fit easily into the garage. And small ones are easy to push around by hand.

08-02-2006, 06:35 AM
Normally I would say 16' double axle, but if you have is a push mower you might think about one of those hitch mounted platforms that are 2' x 4'. Applicators in my area use them for those ride on spreaders. Have you ever seen what I'm talking about? I think their good for 500 lbs or so and would probably cost a couple hundred.