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Old 11-02-2000, 11:11 PM
Jerrys Lawn Service Jerrys Lawn Service is offline
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How many lawn services out there running around without any
spare tires for their trailer? If you carry one, where do you keep it?

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Old 11-02-2000, 11:17 PM
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I have one now!!!!!!!!!!! I just let it lay on the trailer for now til I get a bracket made. Had so many flats last summer and one shredded tire that left me stranded..........I found one!

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Old 11-02-2000, 11:21 PM
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Mine's kept right in the front of the trailer underneath the lower shelf.
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Old 11-02-2000, 11:22 PM
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Homer, instead of spending for a custom job, check out one of the chain-store marine supply places if any in your area. Here we have a couple [West Marine is one] and they have a ready made bracket to bolt on the tongue shaft or wherever else you can put it. All my trailers have spares on them after an experience better left undiscussed.
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Old 11-03-2000, 06:26 AM
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I never had one, but after seeing another LCO yesterday barreling down the highway with one wheel on his tandem axle trailer shedding bits of tire and rim sparking on the concrete I think Ill stop by the used tire place this am and pick one up.
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Old 11-03-2000, 07:05 AM
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I must admit, I've been sliding by without one since I bought my last new traylor.
I use a pro plug kit. Saved me numerous times.
Also, if you can get away with it, a single axle traylor will get less than half of the flats and the tires will last up to three times longer than a tandem axle traylor. Constant sharp turns on a tandem axle traylor is what kills tread.

[Edited by Bobby on 11-03-2000 at 12:09 PM]
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Old 11-04-2000, 06:45 AM
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I carry a spare for my trailer as well, but it seems i get plenty of use out of my tire plugging kit than anything else, i can never seem to see all those little things that jab into my mower tires on the street or mostly in the lawn so i keep plugs and an air tank & gauge for on the site repair.
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Old 11-04-2000, 07:54 AM
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I went out one for about 8 years. Never had a flat. Finally decided to get one and about a week later I got a flat. I lay mine down in the front of the trailor. Take an hour and go get one. You will be glad you did.
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Old 11-04-2000, 07:56 AM
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I keep one of those small emergency tires on my trailer in case of a flat. never used it so far.

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Old 11-04-2000, 08:02 AM
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Looking out in the driveway this morning notice rear tire flat, need to replace and get spare today. SEE WHAT YOU DID TO ME!!!!
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