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Attention !!! All Trailer Owners

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Heller Landscaping, Aug 30, 2002.


What kind of trailer do you have?

  1. Enclosed

    31 vote(s)
  2. Open

    63 vote(s)
  1. Heller Landscaping

    Heller Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 204

    Please vote . I am Trying to decide what kind of trailer to go with . I have done a search and am leaning toward enclosed. What kind are the majority using? Thanks:blob3:
  2. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 14,700

    Mine is open. The poll doesn't work.
  3. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 4,771

    My trailer is open, but I only do this part time and have a large, 2car/2 story, garage to store everything. If I was full-time, I would consider an enclosed mainly for the convinence of not having to take of trailer nightly. Other benefits would be shelter from the weather and thieves. I see an application for the use of both.

  4. kjfaulk

    kjfaulk LawnSite Member
    from NC
    Posts: 80

    I have a open, but traded one of the goose neck trailers in for a 8x18 enclosed today, cant wait to get it.:blob2: :blob3: :blob1:
  5. Heller Landscaping

    Heller Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 204

    Hey by The way what are you using to pull your trailers?
    1500 or 150 or 2500 or 250 3500 or 350. Thanks
  6. kjfaulk

    kjfaulk LawnSite Member
    from NC
    Posts: 80

    Have a f-350 dually with powerstroke, cant hardly tell anything is behind you.
  7. dforbes

    dforbes LawnSite Member
    Posts: 195

    we have 5 open and 1 enclosed. use the enclosed for irrigation durring season and Ice melt in winter. Pulling with (2) 1 tons (1) 3/4 tons and 2 half tons. We have a 60 x40 shop and unload for maintenance each night anyway.
  8. Jimbo

    Jimbo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,093

    If your trying to decide by using a poll you should have asked "what kind of trailer would you buy" Not what kind do you have.

    I have an open trailer but if I had the money and space I would prefer an enclosed one.

    See what I mean.

  9. dlandscaping

    dlandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    from mass
    Posts: 835

    I ve got open but want a dual axle enclosed. Guy down the street has a 16*8 trailer and made all his racks man that is so sweet. Next time he brings it home I;ll take a pic if i can. He built shelves in the front exactly to fit all equipment, custom trimmer racks etc very nice. Next trailer will def. be enclosed.
  10. parkmaster

    parkmaster LawnSite Member
    Posts: 68

    have two open trailers one 5x10, 6x12 w2ft sides i need another trailer maybe a 6x14 or 6x 16 enclosed a bit more secure for equipment tho
    enclosed is a few more $$$$ than an open trailer

    you plant it, I'll maintain it

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