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Old 01-27-2010, 01:00 AM
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We have been using an enclosed for about 4 years and it's great.

would not want to go back to a open trailer.

We do still have our 16' open trailer that we worked out of for years, we kept it for the reasons mentioned.
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Old 01-27-2010, 01:30 AM
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I was considering the same buying an enclosed
Pro enclosed
Secruity
rolling billboard
out of the weather
Pro open
Hauling debris is easier
fueling equipment is easier
lower cost
easier to haul around
can see whats behind / beside you better
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Old 01-27-2010, 08:46 PM
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Thanks for the input guys! I think I will pick up an enclosed this spring. The money is deff there, but i need to find one i like. I don't want just any trailer, I need one that "works" for us, like the one pictured earlier!

On a side note, what size would one look for, if using it for landscaping maintance and hauling 2 walks and 1 zero turn?

Thanks Andrew
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Old 01-27-2010, 09:09 PM
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I have an open and like it a lot I think there are pros and cons to open and enclosed however.
Enclosed
pros
equipment is safe
you have an emerngcry bathroom (iy you put a bucket with a bag in there lol)
Can have a small shop set up in the back
Open
pros
Does not get hot
you can get in more places (ex gas stations or drive throughs)
you get to show off your equipment (lol)
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Old 01-27-2010, 09:17 PM
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Mulchmaster, where are you in Ohio? I bought my Cargo King from Appalachian Trailer in Salem. He builds everything except enclosed, but he brings them in from Michigan. When I bought mine, nobody could touch his price.(Price when compared to other trailers of like quality!) Also, if you are ever in the market for a dump trailer Appalachian's prices are better than others. He builds the dump trailers there and the quality looked good. http://www.appalachiantrailers.com/.....ok, forget what I said! After looking at his web site, I see he doesn't carry enclosed anymore. opps!!
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Old 01-29-2010, 06:57 PM
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Enclosed is just the way to go I think.
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Old 01-29-2010, 07:27 PM
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Thanks for the input guys! I think I will pick up an enclosed this spring. The money is deff there, but i need to find one i like. I don't want just any trailer, I need one that "works" for us, like the one pictured earlier!

On a side note, what size would one look for, if using it for landscaping maintance and hauling 2 walks and 1 zero turn?

Thanks Andrew
No less than 20 and dual axle , stay away from the single you get a flat and your farked..
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Old 01-29-2010, 07:39 PM
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Here is mine and its 24 ft inside it fills up quick
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Old 01-29-2010, 07:57 PM
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Do you ever have problems with the weed whacker when they are upside down like that?
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Bobcat procat 61"
Bobcat procat 61"
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Old 01-29-2010, 08:00 PM
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Do you ever have problems with the weed whacker when they are upside down like that?
Yea they flood but they won't stay upright in that rack , they are hedge trimmers and for some reason roll around on there constantly
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