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Old 04-14-2013, 07:47 PM
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Landscape install/mulch dump trailer setup pic request.

pretty much i need a trailer for my truck. the install crew has a crew cab fuso 12' dump with toolbox in between cab. My father drives a fuso fe180 regular cab 16' flatbed dump.
Since i drive my truck(2005 2500hd ext.lb duramax) I need some sort of trailer for pretty much daily use. i was gonna use dump insert, but i have stacks, and a toolbox. I would also like to keep the bed as open as possible.

i was thinking about just plain old dual axle landscape trailer, but considering we only do installs, land clearing, fencing, etc. I think a dump trailer might be best.

Im looking to see pictures of full rigs(trucks included) headed out to a job fully loaded with all your tools for installs (wheelbarrows, hand tools, power tools, ladders etc.) packed up and organized.

I dont want to go 16' dump trailer, so i wont have as much space in the trailer for tools, so would just like to see how you organize yours while full of material.

SO POST EM UP!!!!

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Old 04-14-2013, 07:52 PM
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Look for a goose neck dump trailer with an equipment area up front and dump bed on the back. This will be easy to pull and extremely versatile.
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Old 04-14-2013, 07:57 PM
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i dont have any pics yet but im running a 5x10 big tex dual axle dump trailer with a 1500 silverado that will have helper springs. then i usually just put my wheel barrows and tools in my bed. I can fit a 10cu ft dual wheel brettwood and a 6cu single wheel with all most shovels rakes pitch forks blowers and anything else i need. I am looking at a 2500 which can tow 9200 i think so you could go bigger but i want to be able to tow this trailer with either a 1500 or 2500. I can haul 5 yards with the 1500 6 with a 2500 which would be around 7000 pounds which the trailer is rated for.
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Old 04-14-2013, 07:58 PM
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Look for a goose neck dump trailer with an equipment area up front and dump bed on the back. This will be easy to pull and extremely versatile.
I would KILL for one of those, but im still in school, and that is past my budget, i am looking around at used dump trailers.
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Old 04-14-2013, 08:00 PM
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i dont have any pics yet but im running a 5x10 big tex dual axle dump trailer with a 1500 silverado that will have helper springs. then i usually just put my wheel barrows and tools in my bed. I can fit a 10cu ft dual wheel brettwood and a 6cu single wheel with all most shovels rakes pitch forks blowers and anything else i need. I am looking at a 2500 which can tow 9200 i think so you could go bigger but i want to be able to tow this trailer with either a 1500 or 2500. I can haul 5 yards with the 1500 6 with a 2500 which would be around 7000 pounds which the trailer is rated for.
Thanks for the input....would love to see pics when you can! I however, am looking for a 12, to 14k trailer. i would love to be able to pull 5 tons of topsoil!
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Old 04-14-2013, 08:04 PM
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Thanks for the input....would love to see pics when you can! I however, am looking for a 12, to 14k trailer. i would love to be able to pull 5 tons of topsoil!
with a 2500 dmax i would the 2500 im looking at is gas. Being able to pull either trailer with either truck for me is awesome especially if i were to lose the 2500 and had a trailer to big for the 1500 id be screwed. Ill get u pics asap
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Old 04-14-2013, 09:01 PM
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Check these out. http://midsotamfg.com/pages/FlatFrontRearDumpTrailer
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Old 04-14-2013, 09:05 PM
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like i said...i am really looking toward used, i can afford 8-10k worth of trailer right now.
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Old 04-14-2013, 09:09 PM
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like i said...i am really looking toward used, i can afford 8-10k worth of trailer right now.
I know what you mean, its wishful thinking for me as well. I would look at a basic SS or equipment trailer. You can add a 2"x12" board around the sides using the stake pockets and have enough capacity to move equipment but also be able to haul dirt, mulch, rock or pallets.
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Old 04-14-2013, 09:17 PM
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Here is a 2013 Big Tex 14,000 GVWR gooseneck dump. It's in Oregon, but it gives you an idea of what's out there.

http://bend.craigslist.org/fod/3667962641.html
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