Dump Trailer Reviews

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by CashinH&P, Apr 22, 2013.

  1. CashinH&P

    CashinH&P LawnSite Member
    Posts: 65

    Hi guys, one of my first threads on here so if its in the wrong spot forgive me.

    I am in the process of purchising a 6x10 7000lbs gvw dump trailer.

    Im looking at the downeastern or the car mate trailer.

    Down eastern $4700 w/steak pockets (no wait)
    Car mate $4700-5000 w/ steak pockets (4-6 week wait)

    What are your thoughts on these two trailers?
     
  2. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,768

    I don't know anything on those trailers specifically but that gvw is low. Once you factor the weight of the trailer you can only haul about 4000 lbs. also steak pockets sound delicious
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  3. CashinH&P

    CashinH&P LawnSite Member
    Posts: 65

    Weight of the trailer is 1600-1700 when all said and done. I have a half tone right now(and always will as a back up, plan to up grade to a 1 ton this fall) and I want to be able to this trailer with the half ton.
     
  4. ScubaSteve728

    ScubaSteve728 LawnSite Member
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