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ACA Lawn Care
04-16-2004, 12:02 AM
I found a used trailer. It is very well made. It is a 6'6"x16. The metal is very thick. Trailer is 7 years old. Wood flooring has 2 holes in which he covered with plywood. He also has some treated lumber he would let me have. All tires are good except 1 and it just gets low. It has the car ramps (2). I offered him $500 for it. He said, It's a deal. It this a good deal or am I too high. Thanks for opinions.
04-16-2004, 06:19 PM
Sounds like a good deal to me.
04-16-2004, 09:29 PM
Is it made with angle iron or channel? Channel gives better strength but also makes it heavier. Depends on what you intend to do with it. Either way the price sounds like a heck of a deal.
ACA Lawn Care
04-18-2004, 02:13 AM
It is 2x3 angle iron. I would say it was 1/4 inch thick. I could be lying to you, but it is awfully thick.. How much for new treated wood this trailer
04-19-2004, 10:05 PM
BUY IT NOW!!!! I paid $1250 for a 5x10 single axel w/o breaks. Do it while it's cheap.
Buy it, it's a car trailer right? I just bought one too. 2x3 angle on the sides like you said. It'll make a nice lawn trailer. I have put rails all the way around mine, ramp gate on the back and a 52" side gate on the right front. Still have to put the new floor in. I paid $500 and with the steel and new lights, paint, etc. have about $750 in it. I'll have about $1,000 when I finish. A new one with two gates around here the same size runs about $1,800. I'll post some pics soon.
Oh yeah, I made the gate hinges so that I can lower the gates, slide them over and totally remove the gate if I wanted too. I am going to fix the two ramps with the same kind of hinge so I can slip the rear gate off and slip the ramps on to load a small tractor. I think the gate would probably hold but just to be safe.
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