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First trailer Q's

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by JarrodsDad, Nov 27, 2003.

  1. JarrodsDad

    JarrodsDad LawnSite Member
    Posts: 55

    Planning out the new LC business and wondering what size trailer to start off with.

    I will be carrying a lawn aerator, power rake, a couple of push mowers, a lawn vacum, timmer, backpack blower, fuel cans, debris bins, tool box. I will also have to haul whatever bags of leaves or cuttings/debris that will not fit into the back of the 6.5 ft box of my 1/2 ton (Chev c1500 Silverado)

    Here are my questions;

    * Should it have 2', 4' or no sides. Mesh or solid sides?
    * Should I purchase with a double axel or is single sufficient?
    * Is it recommended to have electric brakes?
    * Is having a side and a rear ramp advantageous?
    * What can you do for the winter months with the trailer?

    Any other advice for this rookie is welcomed.:)

    Thanks in advance.

  2. aperfectlawn

    aperfectlawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 175

    good questions

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