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Old 04-11-2010, 01:24 PM
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6x12 or 6x14?

buying a trailer this week,been looking at the big tex open trailers,should i go with 6x12?or 6x14? these are both single axle.as far as what im gonna put on there is a 52" turf tiger with 3 bagger and maybe down the road a 48" WB.for the extra 2 feet it's an extra 300 bucks.your thoughts?
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Old 04-11-2010, 01:33 PM
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your trailer will never be big enough. You will always wish you had an extra two feet. I would go as big as you can if you can afford it.
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Old 04-11-2010, 01:43 PM
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your trailer will never be big enough. You will always wish you had an extra two feet. I would go as big as you can if you can afford it.
LOL,I hear ya.thanks for the reply
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Old 04-11-2010, 11:36 PM
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Always go bigger, you will need the room. You will kick yourself if you don't.
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Old 04-11-2010, 11:37 PM
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get a tandem axle.
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Old 04-11-2010, 11:51 PM
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get a tandem axle.
Good suggestion.
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Old 04-11-2010, 11:53 PM
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Good suggestion.
i agree
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Old 04-11-2010, 11:55 PM
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your trailer will never be big enough. You will always wish you had an extra two feet. I would go as big as you can if you can afford it.
Someone told this to me the other day!!! And I've been telling it to ppl now, my trailer is just about perfect for me, if anything it could be wider! 56" mower just barely fits on a five for wide trailer, and I have to take the bagging blade off though! Which is annoying!
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Old 04-12-2010, 01:52 AM
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I picked up a single axle, 6.5 by 14. Love it, pulls nice, wanted a tandem for the extra weight capacity and brakes, but didn't need it and am happy with the single axle. Mine has the pipe top rail and does not flex like my angle iron did. Makes a big difference in that long of a single axle.
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Old 04-12-2010, 11:54 AM
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on my 6.5x12 I put a 52" ZTR and a 48" WB and still have room for a 21" push mower. I think you will be fine....if you are going to spend more money go for tandem and breaks....
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