Landscape Trailer

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by greenedge, May 3, 2004.

  1. greenedge

    greenedge LawnSite Member
    Posts: 73

    I live in Houston and have a landscape company. I have searched all over for a 10-12 ft tandum axle landscape trialer and have had no luck. They all cost too much , I once found one for $1500 but now can't find any. Does anyone have any suggestions?
  2. Yard Gnome Landscaping

    Yard Gnome Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 9


    I have sean 10 to 12 ft cage trailers here in the dfw area for arount $1900.00.

  3. imograss

    imograss LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 796

    I am having a friend of mine build me a 6.5 x 12 or 13. I will post pics when completed. It will be a tandem( pretty rare around here)
  4. Superior Lawn Care

    Superior Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Posts: 55

    have you ever though of getting anything a bit bigger mayber a 16 or 18 footer you never kno when the extra few feet may come in handy. and if you ever expand and buy more equipment you may kick yourself in the a** wishing you bought a bigger trailer. I started out wioth a 12footer and now have a 18 footer cause i bought another lazer. think about it. just a suggestion
  5. dlandscaping

    dlandscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    from mass
    Posts: 835

    The best advice I can give is by the best from the start, even if its more money. If you want to pursue this career, that is the best way to get ahead. 12' is too small a trailor for the equipment needed for Spring Cleanups and its small for regular mowing.
  6. kc2006

    kc2006 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,442

    I'm going tomorrow to put money down to hold a 16'x6.5' tandem trailer tomorrow, it has a tool box welded to the front and a cage to hold blowers gas cans whatever small, but that is removable with 4 bolts and then it can haul a car (doubles as my race car hauler) it was only 800 so i had to get it. And i agree, go with alittle bigger if possible, this is hard to fit in my drive but oh well.
  7. clipslawnservice

    clipslawnservice LawnSite Member
    Posts: 18

    I have a 12' cage trailer, just starting out in the business and already wish I would not have spent so much time and money
    in a short trailer, I have a encore 34 and a ferris extreme 61 and
    they lack a half an inch not fitting in the trailer! P.S. I have to put my push mower in the back of the truck.

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