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Old 11-25-2010, 11:08 PM
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What size trailer?

hi everyone, i am 16 years old and im going to start my own landscaping business in the spring.I am going to try to get 15 to 20 customers. I have a 05' silverado with a 4.3l v6. I am probably going to get a 40-44in wb and i have a 21in mower, weed wacker, blower, and hedge trimmers. So what size trailer do you think would be necessary and size trailer do you think my truck could haul.
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Old 11-25-2010, 11:18 PM
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6 x 10 would be about perfect for that equipment. I have a 6.5x12 and a 7x16, the 12 was perfect but tight for a 52 inch zero turn and a 32 inch wb.
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Old 11-25-2010, 11:21 PM
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To many of us, we can never have a trailer too big. For you, I'd say a 6x12 single axle trailer would be fine.

You'd be towing roughly 2000-2500lbs max, including the trailer weight...I don't know the specs of your truck, but it should be able to tow that with no problem.
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Old 11-25-2010, 11:25 PM
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That's what size i was thinking. I think my truck would be able to haul it easily. With a 6x12 i would have extra room to haul away debree to.
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Old 11-25-2010, 11:35 PM
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I might be selling a 16' trailer and 48" wb this winter if you're looking
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Old 11-25-2010, 11:49 PM
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You will out grow it fast so get one as big as you can.
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Old 11-26-2010, 12:16 AM
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I might be selling a 16' trailer and 48" wb this winter if you're looking
You ain't selling your snapper Pro wb are ya? Man that seems like a good mower and it leaves some great stripes. I have a 36in sw20.
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Old 11-26-2010, 08:29 AM
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You ain't selling your snapper Pro wb are ya? Man that seems like a good mower and it leaves some great stripes. I have a 36in sw20.
Yeah...it's a good mower...I don't want to hijack the thread, but I might be looking to get out this winter
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Old 11-26-2010, 08:53 AM
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I vote for a 6 x 12 as well. Not much room for a rider on a 5 x 10 if you expand. A 6 x 12 has almost 50% more room and your truck should haul it fine.
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Old 11-26-2010, 09:50 AM
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I have used a 6X12 for a few years. I can get my 52" ZTR and a 48" WB back to back on it or one of the big mowers, a 36" with a 21" push.
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