GooseNeck Vs Bumper Pull

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by whiffyspark, Nov 10, 2013.

  1. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
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    I'm scared of tilts. Can you load a tractor and bush hog on one?
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  2. Duffster

    Duffster LawnSite Bronze Member
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  3. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
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    I stand corrected. I'm so used to people saying over 10k needs Cdl. As long as I'm under 26 combined I'm OK right?
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  4. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
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    I'll always go bumper pull for the simple fact that you can pull it with anything. No one runs goose necks on Long Island unless it's a big camper.
     
  5. Marek

    Marek LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Call JD at Cox trailer sales . Really nice people to deal with . We have bought a few trailers from them and he always has a ton of goose neck and bumper pulls in stock. Its right off of Rt 4
     
  6. stuvecorp

    stuvecorp LawnSite Fanatic
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    How long are you talking about?

    :confused: As for the tilts being scary I don't how to respond to that?
     
  7. Marek

    Marek LawnSite Bronze Member
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  8. TNGrassCutter

    TNGrassCutter LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I have both, a 20ft 14k low profile gooseneck to haul the skids. A 18ft 10k bumper pull for mulch, sod and whatever else. I haul a cat 277c with forks, bucket, and power rake on a daily basis. The trailer weighs 4000lbs empty, and a 98 gal transfer tank on the front. I know its probably overweight but it pulls it great. I wouldnt want to pull all that on a bumper pull any day. And I'm driving a 2500hd diesel.
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  9. whiffyspark

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    Tractor weighs a little over 4k. I would probably get an mx10, for a 10 foot cutter.

    Its just a jd4400. Nothing huge. We had a 15 ft bat wing I sold a couple Years.

    I would like to do more Bush hogging
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  10. whiffyspark

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    In upper Marlboro? I'll swing by hes about 25 mins from me
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