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Old 04-10-2013, 12:23 PM
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Trailer With Sides

I am in the market for a 16' trailer and want to know if anybody uses them with the metal sides. Besides being able to hold more debris and material, are they that much more help? Do they get annoying always having the climb over and such?
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Old 04-10-2013, 12:25 PM
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This is what I have in mind

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Old 04-10-2013, 12:45 PM
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Trailer With Sides

My next trailer will deff have sides like that I feel they would be very useful
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Old 04-10-2013, 01:34 PM
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That's what I keep thinking, but I am looking for some real world experience with them
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Old 04-10-2013, 02:24 PM
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That's what I keep thinking, but I am looking for some real world experience with them
I bought this trailer brand new in 04. Had a local welder I know, build the high walls on it. I used it mainly to haul off debris, Not toke around equipment. Worked out good for my needs.

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Old 04-12-2013, 07:50 AM
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I bought a Carson trailer with two foot high solid steel sides.
Twelve years ago.

I would never buy anything else.
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:23 PM
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My next trailer will be with the solid metal sides.
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:31 PM
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Seems like it might be a hassle to tie down equipment from the outside of the trailer. I throw the 2 straps across the mower and then walk to the other side and hook it to the D ring and then ratchet down, the higher the side the more you will be struggling. But 2 feet wouldnt be a problem at all. Othere than that it should be very helpful
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:11 PM
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I have had both. I prefer the mesh sides. Cant really haul material with out the mesh sides and the mesh sides give you more safety when hauling items that could become loose. Side rails can be used to strap down the equipment. No real advantage with the open trailer IMO.Well worth the extra $200. Dont like the weight of the full metal sides, so they were not for me.
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Old 04-14-2013, 07:14 PM
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thanks for all the info, I'm probably going to pick it up tomorrow. Will post some pics in my thread if anyone is interested and also provide some reviews in the weeks to come
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