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Old 02-06-2013, 10:27 AM
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After...took me around 8-10 hrs with a bob to do this work....

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Old 02-06-2013, 10:13 PM
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Here's a pic of my new to me trailer that I got a few weeks ago, hope to get some more pics up soon.
Boy that trailer is exactly like ours. We added a place for fuel on the tongue
and some boxes on side for shovel etc. We can't get the right kind of tires on the darn thing. It wore the first set of tires out in 5 months. I don't know what is different about that trailer but it is bad on tires. I was greasing the wheel bearing today and lubing the brakes.
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Old 02-06-2013, 11:22 PM
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On the controller...The outlet was like 8-9 feet away. I was doing good to get the cord where I did. This is like the second controller I've ever installed so still learning.
He isn't fueling a weedeater LOL. Thats actually one of the roses off the rose bush. He is actually getting into an irrigation box right next to that pole. We know better
I put in exactly what the prop owner wanted. It was one of those deals that they needed something as inexpensive as possible. They needed something in the ground asap after the car crash. Those youpons grow back pretty quick, I have cut them back in the past.
Yes, that bird bath area could be enlarged, she just wanted some stuff dropped in. Maybe Ill upsell her on a new bed this year....
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My mistake on the weed-eater gas. Thats funny, I knew I couldn't see that well, but thats sad when I can't see it on a screen in front of me. That is funny! I know what you mean on some of those "face lift" landscaping jobs. Many times the budgets are as tight as bark on a tree. If you are going to up-sell, you have to spend a little time with them and help them see how that money is going to make a huge difference on the front of their building. Business or homeowner. Both of them have their quirks.

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Dirty truck and trailer....both need a good wash.
I really like that trailer!!! Love the side ramp! What are the axles rated for?

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After...took me around 8-10 hrs with a bob to do this work....

Looks great!
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Old 02-07-2013, 12:24 AM
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I think the axles are 3500 even though the guy that sold it to me said they were 2500. I am going to put a new 3500 lb axle with brakes on it in the next month or so.
Loving the side ramp, this trailer was a huge leap from my 5x14 utility. I wasn't really ready to buy but the right opportunity came up so I jumped on it. Best move I've made in a long time. I don't know what I did without a landscape trailer.
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:15 AM
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Side ramp is great and the tandem axles. I won't ever own (even a 4 wheeler trailer) without tandem axles. Hate sing axle trailers. So bumpy.
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:49 AM
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We have a 5x14 single axle that I'm trying to talk dad into selling...id rather have a tandem 16' than that trailer around.
Not only are they bumpy they are a pain to back up.
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:55 AM
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Oops, Double post.
Hope to get some more pics up soon.
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Old 02-08-2013, 03:43 PM
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I agree, I just updated mine to a dual axle and love it. My single axle would bounce my mowers around and were a pain in the ass to reverse.
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Nice set up buddy. the truck lettering looks perdy on that black. ever think about getting a black enclosed to match the truck?
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Old 02-11-2013, 05:59 PM
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Nice set up buddy. the truck lettering looks perdy on that black. ever think about getting a black enclosed to match the truck?
Ya, I have, but they do cost quite a bit more and I needed a brush trailer for cleanups.
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