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Old 04-02-2013, 09:54 PM
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Tires will wear out faster with tandems. The back axle has to "slide" to make turns which is what causes the tires to wear out much quicker. But it's usually a set every 2 years, so that's not a lot of money. Just make sure you buy radials and not those bi ply that come on them. The bi ply will wear out in under a year.

I would look at kaufman trailers.

http://www.kaufmantrailers.com/heavy...-Trailers-c61/

They make great quality trailers especially for the money. Lots of options for a low price.
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Old 04-03-2013, 08:04 AM
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I went with a 16' Doolittle, it's a great trailer... So far.
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:31 PM
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Thanks. The guy at the dealer days tandem axle tires wear down more than single especially when doing residential work in and out of neighborhoods. I've only had single axle, what do you think about the tire wear?
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If you plan on using it every day plan on replacing the tires every year. I have had my tandem for two years, and need to replace all four But I only use the trailer two days a week during mowing season.
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:33 PM
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Tires will wear out faster with tandems. The back axle has to "slide" to make turns which is what causes the tires to wear out much quicker. But it's usually a set every 2 years, so that's not a lot of money. Just make sure you buy radials and not those bi ply that come on them. The bi ply will wear out in under a year.

I would look at kaufman trailers.

http://www.kaufmantrailers.com/heavy...-Trailers-c61/

They make great quality trailers especially for the money. Lots of options for a low price.
I have bi ply on mine and looking at changing to radials this week.
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:42 AM
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I have bi ply on mine and looking at changing to radials this week.
Not sure how these will perform or if they're your size but I couldn't resist the bargain so I ordered up two for myself:
http://www.vulcantire.com/tire_detai...ing_t.htm_8846

Which, that's another thing, always pay attention to the tire's Load Range.
Keep in mind with Load Range letters the A rating is the lowest load range and it goes UP the scale while going DOWN the alphabet so a B tire is heavier duty than an A and the C is even tougher than the B and so on... Mine are generally C for a single axle, not sure what with two axles thou.

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