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Old 01-07-2015, 10:13 AM
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Quick trailer question

After picking up my Ztr I now need a trailer. I do not know anything about them. Attached is the one I was looking at new.
5.5 x 10ft with 15in tires and 3500# axle , 1200 out the door brand new.
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Old 01-07-2015, 10:35 AM
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After picking up my Ztr I now need a trailer. I do not know anything about them. Attached is the one I was looking at new.
5.5 x 10ft with 15in tires and 3500# axle , 1200 out the door brand new.
Thanks Greg
Go as big as you can if you plan on growing. Try to get one with a solid tube top rail instead of angle iron, usually means it's better built. Plan on replacing the tires it comes with within a few months, do yourself a favor and get radials.
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Old 01-07-2015, 10:44 AM
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After buying the ZTR and have to add a gate to my back yard with storage money is a bit tight. I believe my current set up will be good for the near future.
I contacted the guy at Lenard and he also has the same size with 2' mesh sides for 100.00 cheaper. Should I still stick with the tube tops
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Old 01-07-2015, 11:37 AM
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Never had a trailer with mesh sides, would be good for mulch perhaps.

I'd go with a 6x12 if you can swing it, stick with tube top.
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Old 01-07-2015, 12:31 PM
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After buying the ZTR and have to add a gate to my back yard with storage money is a bit tight. I believe my current set up will be good for the near future.
I contacted the guy at Lenard and he also has the same size with 2' mesh sides for 100.00 cheaper. Should I still stick with the tube tops
Unless your planning on remaining small for sometime to come, I believe your throwing good money after bad results. Get the biggest trailer your budget and abilities can afford.
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Old 01-07-2015, 06:22 PM
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Do I need brakes if I am towing my ZTR and 30in?
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Old 01-07-2015, 07:05 PM
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Do I need brakes if I am towing my ZTR and 30in?
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If you are planning on remaining a small business and only hauling your ZTR, more than likely no. What are you presently driving or planning on towing with?
If you plan on growing your business I would recommend electric breaks for any trailer over 16'. Also don't be in an hurry, ever when pulling any trailer.
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Old 01-07-2015, 07:08 PM
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If you are planning on remaining a small business and only hauling your ZTR, more than likely no. What are you presently driving or planning on towing with?
If you plan on growing your business I would recommend electric breaks for any trailer over 16'. Also don't be in an hurry, ever when pulling any trailer.
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Brakes also will save your truck brakes. States are different, here in PA brakes are required on both axles.
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Old 01-07-2015, 07:31 PM
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So the OP is from NC, your from PA. And I really understand that states are different. In PA what length requirements are there for breaks on trailers?. Say for instance the trailers one can buy at harbor freight or walmart which do not have any breaks and are very short in length and light weight.
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Old 01-07-2015, 08:05 PM
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So the OP is from NC, your from PA. And I really understand that states are different. In PA what length requirements are there for breaks on trailers?. Say for instance the trailers one can buy at harbor freight or walmart which do not have any breaks and are very short in length and light weight.
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I believe it's on any trailer that is over 3000 pounds here in PA, no such length requirement.

Weird, just noticed you're from Venice, FL... My girlfriends parents have a condo there. We take trips there a couple times a year.
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