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Old 03-16-2010, 03:40 AM
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Those $1000. trailers I mentioned are made of all angle steel, but they use really thick and large for the main frame rails,I believe they are 5"x5"-1/4" or 5/16" thick. There is a little flex to it, but there really should be some flex on the trailers we use, even huge equipment trailers are built to flex to some degree. Look at any empty flat bed semi truck trailer, They have a huge bend in them, so when they are loaded, it becomes flat and level. My $1000. trailer weighs 1520 empty.
on normal van trailers ive never seen a bend in them but i have seen others with some bends

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Wow, my 6 x 12 is only 820 pounds. I lift the tongue and roll it around even on turf and gravel areas by hand pretty easily.
my trailer is a little 12' single axle and it weighs 1100 pounds empty its solid and rides nice when empty but you are easily overloaded
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Old 03-16-2010, 10:22 AM
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on normal van trailers ive never seen a bend in them but i have seen others with some bends



my trailer is a little 12' single axle and it weighs 1100 pounds empty its solid and rides nice when empty but you are easily overloaded
Flat deck trailers are seldom flat lenghtwise. Those were what he was talking about. Van trailers are built more like covered bridges.
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Old 03-30-2010, 12:16 AM
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Where did you get your prices from? I'm in the same situation, looking for a 7x16. I was quoted $2750 for an identical Sure-Trac. Thanks
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Old 03-30-2010, 12:52 AM
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Where did you get your prices from? I'm in the same situation, looking for a 7x16. I was quoted $2750 for an identical Sure-Trac. Thanks
I just bought a new PJ with rear spring assist ramp, 50" spring assist side ramp. Its 18ft with and has a 2ft dove tail. It has 4"channel frame and good lights and brakes on both axels, new tires and treated floor 2750 with tax. Only thing I dont like is the removable angle side frame. I will change that to a square tube fixed in the future.
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Old 03-30-2010, 01:14 PM
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$1,000 for a new trailer???
Does it have brakes on both axles?
Did it come with a break away?
Did it come with new trailer tires or used car tires?
Since I have been in business I could buy a tandem axle trailer for any where close to that let alone sell one for that?
Maybe down south you could buy one for that but up here we must have brakes and break aways for inspection.
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Old 04-02-2010, 02:56 PM
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Where did you get your prices from? I'm in the same situation, looking for a 7x16. I was quoted $2750 for an identical Sure-Trac. Thanks
Try these guys:

http://cgi.ebay.com/6-5x16-Car-Haule...item2a05ba924b
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Old 04-02-2010, 06:28 PM
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take the second, i have had both and the dove tail is a life saver, plus angle iron is easier to strap to
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