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Old 10-05-2012, 08:58 PM
superdog1 superdog1 is offline
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Originally Posted by recycledsole View Post
gosh making it hard on me with the decisions lol
Sorry, but it really IS the truth! I have 2 trailers, a single axle 16 footer and a double axle 24 footer and I still can't fit it all on, Lol
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Old 10-09-2012, 02:45 AM
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single for anything 12ft and under, and get tandem (duel W/ Brakes) for 14ft and over. tandem 12ft wear out tires really fast.. i have a single 14ft but upgrading to and 18ft tandem very soon
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2002 Ford F-150 (Fx4) crew cab w/ 5.4L triton
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61" Scag V-Ride (2012)
52" Exmark turf tracer (2007)
36" Bunton hydro (1995)
Redmax 7001 BP blower (RH)
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Old 10-09-2012, 08:25 AM
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I would get a single axle but with electric brakes put on it. Having brakes on a trailer makes a big difference safety wise and save your truck brakes. Also when your trailer isn't hooked to the truck, a single axle is easier to wheel around if needed.
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