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flyingdutch16
08-13-2012, 08:46 AM
Hi,

Im thinking about buying an exmark lazer 60 inch and a Exmark TT 60 inch and was wondering if they would fit on a 6x12 trailer? Or should i got with a different size?

bshustack
08-13-2012, 02:12 PM
Hi,

Im thinking about buying an exmark lazer 60 inch and a Exmark TT 60 inch and was wondering if they would fit on a 6x12 trailer? Or should i got with a different size?

For two 60inch mowers I would go with a bigger trailer then 6x12 and I would think about a dual axles. Just my thoughts.

flyingdutch16
08-13-2012, 04:52 PM
For two 60inch mowers I would go with a bigger trailer then 6x12 and I would think about a dual axles. Just my thoughts.

suggestion to which size? I have no idea what kind of trailer sizes there are, still getting used to the inches and feet as supposed to centimeters and meters

bshustack
08-14-2012, 09:58 PM
suggestion to which size? I have no idea what kind of trailer sizes there are, still getting used to the inches and feet as supposed to centimeters and meters

I would look into getting something like a 7x16 that way you should have more front to back room to put walk behind mowers on with no probl..might be a little tight on the side to side tho. I'm not really sure if there is a 7 1/2wide trailer i know there's a 8x14 and 8x16 what is the length and width of the mowers?

S-205
08-15-2012, 11:01 PM
I used to have a 6x12 with my 60" Lazer, and 36 WB and 21. It was pretty crowded, I couldn't fit my 60 and 48 riders on that trailer either. You could get a 6, 6.5 or 7x14 foot trailer that is either single axle or tandem. You can't get anything over 7 feet wide in most cases. There is a legal limit for the overall width of a trailer.

To get a trailer over 7 feet, it needs to be an enclosed, mine is 8 feet, you can always get 8.5 (which is the legal limit). The only open trailers that are over 7 feet are deckovers, where the deck is over top of the axles. There are custom trailers too where it is 7 feet between the axles and it extends before and after the axles to 8 or 8.5.

DA Quality Lawn & YS
08-16-2012, 02:37 PM
I would say a 7x14 for you sir, dual axle. Possibly a 7x16 if you want to expand or plan on running a bag unit on your rider.

buttaluv
08-16-2012, 10:08 PM
I think weight would be your biggest issue...with a single axle that is...

Landrus2
08-16-2012, 10:20 PM
I would go 14" or 16" even better don't forget to look at the dump's:waving:

Schrock Lawns
08-17-2012, 01:56 AM
Take it to your dealer with the Tt and ask to see if thell fit
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TinMan1
08-17-2012, 09:42 AM
7x16 my 7x12 is tight with ZTR walk behind and a 21 also.

S-205
08-17-2012, 09:59 AM
The worst thing you can do is by a 14 and then realize you should have spent the few extra hundred bucks to get a 16. It might work for you right now, but you need to think about what will happen in the future, if you'll be adding more equipment.

Carolina Greens Turfcare
10-17-2012, 10:39 PM
14 footer would be the smallest I would think, but I would want at least at 16 footer. There is always going to be something else you will want to put in that trailer.

Patriot Services
10-17-2012, 10:44 PM
Whatever you get pony up a few extra bucks for brakes. That's a bit of weight to stop especially with a half ton truck.
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STIHL GUY
10-18-2012, 01:14 PM
I'd go with at least a 14 or a 16 if you plan to upsize and get more equipment down the road...dual axel and breaks are a good idea as well
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Blades Lawn Maintenance
10-19-2012, 07:21 PM
Depends if it's open or enclosed. A 60" will not fit in a 6x12 enclosed. I've tried it... If I was getting amber trailer I'd go with a 7x14 or 7x16

juspayme
10-20-2012, 03:30 AM
8.5 by 20 plenty of room for expansion you think you wont need all that room but it fills up quick, plus you can advertise on the side and you look amazing like me

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Patriot Services
10-20-2012, 09:32 AM
8.5 by 20 plenty of room for expansion you think you wont need all that room but it fills up quick, plus you can advertise on the side and you look amazing like me

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This is overkill IMO. For a single ZTR and WB anything over 16ft is just pulling weight and wasting gas. Not to mention parking issues. I wouldn't pull a 20ft with anything less than a one ton. I rarely see residential guys pulling more than a 7x16 here. But if you feel the need for a full shop with a fridge go for it.

newguy123
10-20-2012, 10:51 AM
I would go with a 16' dual axle. You could probably get away with a 12' but two 60" mowers are pretty heavy on one axle. Plus you might get in a situation where you'll be needing three mowers, now you're set with the 16'.

S-205
10-20-2012, 12:56 PM
Seriously consider your route before you buy a trailer, my 8x16 enclosed can be a bit of a pain in the ass, and I turn around in peoples driveways frequently and its tough when you can't see behind you. I took my 6x12 and Tacoma to do it last week and its amazing how much less stress a small rig and a single axle is to maneuver, visibility especially.

jones68
10-22-2012, 12:03 PM
you want to go with at least a 7 x 16 i have a 6 x 12 now and will be buying a 7 x 16 in the spring i have a 56" lazer with the ultra vac and it just fits in with about 1" on each side of it. with a 60 no vac will fit in a 6' wide. eventually i want to get a 8.5 x 18 enclosed. Also go with the dual axle. 2 ztr's and your over weight on a 3500 lb axle. dirt and stone weight adds up real quick. i wouldnt get one with a gvw under 7000 ideally your looking for a 10,000 gvw a lot of the 7000 use angle for the frame and are just not strong enough the 10000 usually use channel, tube or ibeam frame. you dont want to be limited by your trailer. IMO