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Old 10-10-2012, 12:37 AM
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Would this trailer work for me?

I have a small lawn mowing business going. I'm 21 and in my last year of college. I use a Toro push mower right now, sears edger, stihl fs90r weed eater and stihl br600 backpack blower. I picked up a 36 inch encore walk behind and am about to go get a scag tiger cat 52'' this week. Business has really taken off and I now need a trailer. I already purchased my trimmer rack and blower rack for the trailer. I was thinking about this 6.4 c 14 foot trailer single axle. Would that be good to put an 1,100 pound ztr and a 36 inch walk behind on? Thanks!
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Old 10-10-2012, 12:43 AM
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Would this trailer work for me?

I meant 6.4 x 14
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Old 10-10-2012, 01:44 AM
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Would this trailer work for me?

Hope so I use a 6 x 12 for a 48 inch ztr and walker mower. Selling walker and getting a 36 inch walkbehind
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Old 10-10-2012, 06:15 AM
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What would you be pulling this trailer with?. I suspect that at 21 you will next season quickly over load this trailer with new equipment, over and above what you mentioned.
Depending on what your pulling your new trailer with, I would make sure you have electric breaks to better protect your self and others.
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Old 10-10-2012, 06:38 AM
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If you can afford it i would probably go with a duel axle. Maybe something with brakes as well.the fourteen ft. Sounds like a good length.
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:27 PM
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Would this trailer work for me?

Thanks for all the help guys! I really couldn't afford the dual axle tho. I don't plan on getting too big right now as I have a job working at a small amusement park taking care of the grounds. I get paid decently there and go out and mow after work one day and on my day off on Thursday. I went and got the 6.5 x 14 foot trailer today. This weekend I'm going to get my racks on and pick up the scag Monday or Tuesday hopefully. I will post a pic in a minute. It's a big step up for me cause I have been working out of the back of a cargo van for years
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:30 PM
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I am pulling it with a 2011 chevy avalanche
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:34 PM
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:35 PM
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Here we go
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Once you get past a 12' you had better have a 5K axle and not just a weak 3.5K unit. The tailgate is not very well built and the expanded metal is going to end up sagging and getting blown out. There needs to be twice as many uprights in the ramp. The bottom piece of steel in the ramp should be angle just like the top piece.

Square tube is great for up rights (angle is the worst) but you do not want it used as the base of the ramp. The square tube has thin walls so you don't want one tube being welded to another. You want thicker walled angle used at the bottom of the trailer.
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