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Old 08-22-2011, 12:12 PM
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trailers with pallet access

I currently have one trailer that I use for a mowing setup and a sprayer setup. I'm interested if anyone has seen or knows of a good brand of trailer that has a side pallet access. I'm at the point in my apps now where full pallets are needed and I'm too old to be moving fert bags 2 and 3 times!!

I thought about cutting my railing out and putting a removable side, but I think the railing provides some structural support for the trailer. Plus I need the area at the cut out section strong since it will be holding full pallets.
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Old 08-22-2011, 01:58 PM
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You might want to either get a car hauler or an equipment trailer. The frame on these trailers are stronger than a regular 16' trailer. These trailer come with 5000lb or 7000lb axles and have no side rail. If you can weld your can add some railing where needed for your convenience.
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Old 08-22-2011, 09:03 PM
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PM me your email address and I will send you some pics of one of my trailers.
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Old 08-22-2011, 09:24 PM
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You might check into sure trac trailers if there is anywhere near you that sells them. They seem to be built better imo and i know when i was by were we bought ours from a couple weekends ago they had one with the side ramp and then they also had a couple with the rail cut and fixed with a single ramp on each side sort or like the ramps on a car hauler. Kind of got my wheels turning thinking that would make for an easy way to put a skid on there.
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Old 08-24-2011, 12:24 AM
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We use JLG Triple-L Drop Deck Trailers for delivering palletized fertilizer to customers. www.jlg.com
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Old 08-24-2011, 01:22 AM
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I got a trailer that has a 48 inch side gate which I don't have much use for it came that way. But what they did is where they cut the angle iron they welded on a second half inch wide piece of steel and doubled it up that way to strengthen it. I think your idea is a good one and I can see myself wanting to try that as well be a fun welding project for me. Although Id like to build the trailer completely from scratch and make her a 10000 gvw to begin with. But as long as the beams are thick enough this could work so were talking 5 or 6 inch angle iron not the typical 3 inch crap you see on big tex and trailers like that.
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