7x14 inclosed trailer ramp capacity

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by IslaMan, Aug 17, 2012.

  1. IslaMan

    IslaMan LawnSite Member
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    I am looking to purchase a 7x14 inclosed trailer. It will be used for our 54" Exmark Lazer Z that I think is about 1200 pounds + operator = 1400 pounds. One dealer says that the Door ramp is rated to 700 pounds and I would need to beef up the ramp the other says 1000 pounds and it's all good. Any thoughts?
     
  2. Zetsch

    Zetsch LawnSite Member
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    I have that same size trailer. I pull two super z 60 across mine daily with no problem
     
  3. mlavin73

    mlavin73 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 184

    I don't know what it is rated at but I also have been pulling my Z with weights, bagger and my fat a$$ up it for 6 years with no problems. Just make sure you keep your door hinges greased. I heard if they dry up / get cruddy it can cause hinges to fail.
     
  4. DEPENDABLE LANDSCAPING

    DEPENDABLE LANDSCAPING LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,343

    My 7*14 pace door is rated for 3000 lb i belive thats what the sticker said when we got it.
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