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Big Tex Trailers?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by whiteclifflawn, Jun 2, 2005.

  1. whiteclifflawn

    whiteclifflawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 50

    I am looking at getting a big tex 18' landscape trailer, and was wondering if any of you guys have one, and what you thing of it, is it worth the extra money? I think it probably is, local guys around here sell honestly POS. they are more probs than there worth. just wanting some feed back.
  2. pagefault

    pagefault LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 492

    I have one and I love it. LOVE it.
  3. bill w

    bill w LawnSite Member
    from Va.
    Posts: 198

    If that's the one with the tubing instead of angle iron...yes it's worth it.
  4. pagefault

    pagefault LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 492

    No, it's angle. It's very well built though, IMO. The gate locks, the box in the front locks, the trimmer rack locks. There's tons of room for everything.

    The one complaint I have is that the jack does not fold out of the way.
  5. clydesdale

    clydesdale LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 388

    what is the overall width of the trailer? 102? or smaller?
  6. pagefault

    pagefault LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 492

    I'd have to measure. It's a tight, but comfortable fit through the door on a 10' wide storage unit. I'm guessing that mine is about 80" wide and that the larger ones are very close to 102".
  7. AlbeLawn

    AlbeLawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 115

    If i ever buy a open trailer again i will be buying another Big-Tex. I guess the one that you are talikin about has the 4'ides on it.

    When i sold the trailer it ended up costing me a set of tires and $300 for 2 years of service. It was on of the bes built trailers i have ever pulled or used.
  8. shortgut

    shortgut LawnSite Member
    Posts: 185

    try a PEFORMANCE trler they are made by Parker trailers and they are a better buy as BIG TEX to me is higher I know I live about 20 miles from where they are made In MT Pleasant Tx we just bought our 3 goose neck from Parker and we are well pleased I just had them make a gooseneck out of my bumper pull trailer and it is a world of difference email if you would like pic of what the trailer looks like now
  9. Blades of Steel

    Blades of Steel LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 599

  10. wushaw

    wushaw LawnSite Member
    Posts: 61

    Big Tex makes a quality trailer, I have a 16ft pipe. Any trailers in my future will be Big Tex or better if I find it.

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