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Old 01-18-2011, 04:03 PM
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For all you solo operators:

Do you find a 6x12' trailer more than efficient for your needs or can you get by with smaller trailer? Thanks...
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Old 01-18-2011, 05:14 PM
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6x12 is probably about as small as you want to start with. Most guys will say you'll quickly outgrow it. Spend the money now as used trailers have low resale value.
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Old 01-18-2011, 05:44 PM
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6x12 is probably about as small as you want to start with. Most guys will say you'll quickly outgrow it. Spend the money now as used trailers have low resale value.
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Old 01-18-2011, 05:48 PM
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up north, trailers hold their values well. 6x12 is minimum. But a wider 7' wide is better if you plan to have a bagger.
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Old 01-18-2011, 05:51 PM
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Even when I was solo I ran a tandum axle 16ft trailer. I just like having the extra space. with a 12 footer a ztr and walkbehind are smack against the gate.
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Old 01-18-2011, 06:10 PM
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I have an 8 x 16 enclosed and love it. I use to have a 7 x 12 dump trailer it was nice but didnt hold enough.
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Old 01-18-2011, 06:26 PM
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If you plan on doing this full time at least a 7 x 16' trailer is the way to go. I started with a 7x12 then went to 7 x 14. Wished it had been a 16 footer. Tandem axles too with brakes on both axles.
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Old 01-18-2011, 06:41 PM
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I've got a 6'6 x 16 and a 6'6 x 12, both are great. I can get two ztr's on either one. I only use a 21" occasionally, but I use the 16' when I do. I do have a toolbox mounted on the front of the 16', to carry extra tools, parts, etc. Both are tandem axle.
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Old 01-18-2011, 07:28 PM
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You can get by with a 6X12.I can get my 52" ZTR and a 48" WB on it. All my handhelds are mounted on racks and in the cage on the front.
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Old 01-18-2011, 08:00 PM
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You can get by with a 6X12.I can get my 52" ZTR and a 48" WB on it. All my handhelds are mounted on racks and in the cage on the front.
Thanks for all your useful information and sharing your experiences!
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