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DA Quality Lawn & YS
02-20-2008, 10:17 PM
I am looking into buying a new Utility trailer for my biz, 5x8. Am getting prices new from around $700 (Carry on - cheapy) to $1,200 (PJ, homemade fabricated). I am not really wanting to go with the cheaper Carry On...but what I am wondering is, what is a good average price to pay for a quality 5x8 here in the Upper Midwest? Seems like the trailers I am most interested in are running a hair over $1,000 and that seems high - anyone know if I can do better and if so with whom?

jreiff
02-20-2008, 11:01 PM
Those are good prices. I bought a PJ 5x10' trailer w/ a 3500# capacity for $1100. I got it in Ottertail. Sparks Custom Trailers.

DA Quality Lawn & YS
02-21-2008, 05:58 PM
bump to top.

buttaluv
02-21-2008, 06:03 PM
man, look into those Maxey (I think they are) there are a really nice looking trailer, for around 950.00 i'm thinking

markzrt1
02-25-2008, 06:51 AM
http://stcloud.craigslist.org/car/584488964.html

LawnGuy73
02-25-2008, 08:58 AM
Just remember my friend, you get what you pay for! If you buy one of those cheap trailers from Nothern Tool or Menards expect to get about two seasons out of it if even that. Don't step over a dime to pickup a nickle, buy quality.