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Old 05-21-2013, 04:05 PM
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What size trailer

Hey guys Im new to lawnsite and the industry. I am looking at enclosed trailers. I am thinking 6x12 v nose. I have a 48" walk behind and don't expect going any bigger. I don't want a huge trailer for the small side roads. What are you guys running?
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Old 05-21-2013, 04:40 PM
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That is plenty if you choose not to grow. Personally, I like to have everything with me in case I need it, so I run 16-20ft.
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Old 05-21-2013, 04:54 PM
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6x12 will give you room to spare if you're just going to have one 48", one 21", one or two trimmers/blowers, and fuel.

But I'm a minimalist and don't like waste.

Normally I'd suggest even a 5x8, but you will like the 6x12 when you're hauling off tree branches, leaves, etc. in the fall.
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:43 PM
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24 ft.

you will grow .no question about it. they also give a more pro look in my opinion.

my trailer just looks bad being smaller than 24'


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Old 05-21-2013, 06:53 PM
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Bet that rig is fun to back up eh?
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Old 05-21-2013, 06:59 PM
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yea... i didnt even try. lol
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:03 PM
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Something all out of whack with the whole trailer to ramp gate ratio. Get those dimensions backwards?
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:04 PM
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haha. yea. that was actually the front box piece for my 6' trailer.
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:13 PM
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my mower would fit great on that trailer! I think ill go with a 12x7 so I can put a small tool bench in.
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:15 PM
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Be sure there are 62 to 63 inches inbetween the wheel wells so when you upgrade your mower itl fit and you wont have to upgrade your trailer to get a better mower.

think ahead and prepare for what you might need. that way when you get there there is less work and expense.
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