Originally Posted by Patriot Services
With the size you selected tandem is mandatory. Single and you are flirting with the standard 3500lb axle limits. Tandems tow better. Singles have to be balanced so they tow acceptably without straining the coupling or overloading the tongue.
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Or he could do like Mike did and have 5200 lb axle put in place of the 3500 lb.
But I agree with you on in that size a tandem is almost a must. I think the longer the trailer is the harder it becomes to get a good balance with single axle.