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jsf343
04-20-2007, 01:29 AM
I am trying to visualize what size trailer (preferably enclosed) could house the following...
1 scag tiger cub 52" or a Ex mark TTHP 52"
1 Ex mark 36"
1 Honda 21"

or could you fit 2 tiger cubs and the others as well?

I have a 6x12 right now and it is getting very cramped. I carry a Toro 52", the 36" Ex mark and 2 honda's. Obviously I am needing more space for future equipment purchases. Would a 7x14 still be to small?

PLM-1
04-20-2007, 01:35 AM
I would jump to atleast an 8x18. I have a 7x18 and it's cramped IMO.

TriPLandscaping
04-20-2007, 07:50 AM
I think a 6.5x16 is good. I would go as big as you could now, you'll out grow your trailer in no time. I didn't listen to that and im selling my trailer right now and going to a 16' trailer. Good luck

jsf343
04-20-2007, 11:59 PM
Good advice, the only thing I worry about is narrow lanes, tight streets that kind of thing. I will check them out though and go from there.

thanks,

Jeff

twj721
04-21-2007, 12:56 AM
go a 18 ft you will need it and this way you will have a bit of room to expand also to ease navigation you might think about a GN hitch if you have a 1/2 to 3/4 ton truck . Ihave a 16 ft now and I can put a turf tiger and a saber tooth on my traile but have no room for my Sarlo 26 " mower

rfed32
04-26-2007, 10:47 PM
at least a 40footer man....i think what u got is good but if ur pullin it with anything small than 1/2 ton id go with a 16 footer if biger a 18footer both by 7wide

GreenN'Clean
04-27-2007, 08:24 AM
Id go with the 16-18 footer if you can afford it

grassmanak
04-27-2007, 11:46 AM
i have a 7x14ft with a 48wb 36wb and a 21, and i think its a tight fit

topsites
04-27-2007, 01:56 PM
Personally it boils down to some planning and proper loading, I only carry what I need for the day, I like my 6x12, even if it's a teenie bit too small on the odd day, it's plenty enough all the rest of the year.

At least half the time all I have loaded is the 48", why carry extra machines, just gotta plan yards accordingly... Say you have 16 on the schedule and you can do 8 with the 52" but the other 8 with the 36", then you split them into two days in that way and carry less with you.

That's what I do anyhow, one day off either way don't hurt the grass-cutting schedule, I wouldn't go past 2 thou.

GreenN'Clean
04-27-2007, 02:57 PM
I always like to carry an extra machine just in case one goes down then you still have a back up to get you through the day