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Old 05-17-2015, 10:27 PM
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Is 5x10 too small?

Is a 5x10 trailer too small to fit a 48" mower, a 36" and a 21"? I have limited capital to spend so I am trying to get by with the bare minimum.
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Old 05-17-2015, 10:41 PM
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Doubt it'll fit.
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Old 05-17-2015, 10:50 PM
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Is 5x10 too small?

Open or closed trailer. Open maybe. Closed no way
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Old 05-17-2015, 10:50 PM
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I don't think it will fit. I have a small 5x8 utility trailer and almost every inch is taken up by my 48". I have about 2 ft left front and back and that's it.
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Old 05-17-2015, 10:56 PM
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It is an open trailer. Looks like I might have to look into the 6.5 or 7 foot trailers /: I haven't bought the 48" mower yet but I have to get the right trailer first to get accustomed to driving it around.
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Old 05-17-2015, 11:20 PM
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Here's my 5x8 stuffed full of mowers to give you an idea.

36" Walk behind
21" Toro SR4
30" Toro TimeMaster

With the walk behind all the way up to the front, the other two just fit behind it with a few inches to spare.

Also, if not for the fact that the handles fold upright on the push mowers, I'd be screwed - I would have to choose and only haul one of them, and have to manhandle it in sideways behind the walk behind for it to fit.

I don't have measurements for the other mowers, but the 30" TimeMaster measures 39 1/4" front to back
The deck measures 32" wide.

Apologies for the amount of pics, but thought it may be helpful to see.
Again, this is a 5x8 trailer...














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Old 05-18-2015, 12:03 PM
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I ran into problems about three inches short when I tried to put a Toro ZTR 3000 series 48" cut and a MTD Walkbehind...didn't matter which I put on first/or if one was backward tried it all. Couldn't even think of adding the 21" Moved up to 6.5x12 and can fit all of the above and an extra 21" if needed
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Old 05-18-2015, 01:11 PM
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Is a 5x10 trailer too small to fit a 48" mower, a 36" and a 21"? I have limited capital to spend so I am trying to get by with the bare minimum.
Check out TRT trailer sales off 321. It's right here next to me and they have great prices so you could probably get a better deal from them if you're willing to drive a little bit.
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Old 05-18-2015, 03:09 PM
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Here's my 5x8 stuffed full of mowers to give you an idea.

36" Walk behind
21" Toro SR4
30" Toro TimeMaster

With the walk behind all the way up to the front, the other two just fit behind it with a few inches to spare.

Also, if not for the fact that the handles fold upright on the push mowers, I'd be screwed - I would have to choose and only haul one of them, and have to manhandle it in sideways behind the walk behind for it to fit.

I don't have measurements for the other mowers, but the 30" TimeMaster measures 39 1/4" front to back
The deck measures 32" wide.

Apologies for the amount of pics, but thought it may be helpful to see.
Again, this is a 5x8 trailer...














I am pretty sure I would need a bigger trailer than 5x10 based off those pictures. Thanks
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Old 05-19-2015, 11:22 PM
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I had a 5x10 couple years back until it got rear ended, I upgraded it with a 6.5x14. Glad I did, even though its single axle until I upgrade when needed. I felt limited with the 10, the cpl extra feet helps. I wouldn't go under 12 feet, but that's me! Shop around! Good luck. You'll bd glad you bought bigger
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