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Old 02-01-2011, 06:04 PM
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Dump Trailer Question

I'm considering buying a dump trailer with the optional landscape gate to use for hauling my WB in as welll as use it for stone/mulch. Has anyone used a dump trailer for hauling equipment? What are your thoughts? Would you do it again?

I only have space for one trailer at the moment, I will get more use out of a dump trailer but really need a trailer for my WB. Just wanted to see what people that have done this think...
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Old 02-02-2011, 10:56 AM
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No one? Does it sound like a dumb idea? I feel like it's fairly practical...
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Old 02-02-2011, 11:12 AM
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could go either way, i have 6 trailers, but you re in a different boat, no room for another trailer, sounds good to me, i just bought a Moritz 14' dump trailer to haul my skidsteer around in and do firewood, im into versitility, let er rip, post a pic when you got that gate on
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The down side is the landscape gate will not hold heavy weight
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Old 02-02-2011, 12:23 PM
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Thanks guys, I think this may the be the route I take - gotta think about it for a little while.
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Old 02-02-2011, 02:57 PM
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could just put the mower in the truck? the landscape gates on those trailer look as if dumping some materials could be an issue.
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The down side is the landscape gate will not hold heavy weight
Very neat. Obviously not the best for either, but the best of both worlds. A great option fo some one who can only have one trailer.
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could just put the mower in the truck? the landscape gates on those trailer look as if dumping some materials could be an issue.
I put my WB in my truck at the moment and I'll tell you, it's a pain in the butt. I can't haul any debris away and I have to unload everything (push mower, trimmer, blower, ramps, hedge trimmers and walk behind) every single time I mow a place. Time consuming and just getting old.

I do about 2 days of mowing and the other 3 are for a variety of landscape projects which is why I think a dump trailer will be better for my needs.
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Old 02-02-2011, 03:45 PM
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Very neat. Obviously not the best for either, but the best of both worlds. A great option fo some one who can only have one trailer.
That's what I thought too, I figure when I'm able to get space for another trailer then I'll just get a regular landscape trailer and I'll have a dump trailer already.
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Old 02-02-2011, 03:50 PM
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if you are going to have room in the near future for another trailer do and use the dump trailer for mowing but i would get the regular ramps instead of a flimsy landscape ramp that wont hold a bobcat when the time comes.... or you could get a heavy duty tandem landscape trailer
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