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Need a trailer dealer/manufacturer

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by Junior M, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. Lazer_Z

    Lazer_Z LawnSite Silver Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 2,579

    Junior, I took a look through the link that Dually provided and found this dealer in NC, not sure how far they are from you, but it's worth a shot to see if they have what you need. http://www.kraftsmantrailersales.com/Gooseneck/

    Good luck!
  2. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,551

    I called kaufman back today and if I step down to a 18ft with 2ft dovetail they have plenty in stock. But no 20+2 like I want..

    Its hard to rent. If I can talk a guy into it I am just gonna borrow his gooseneck until mine comes in..

    He tried to sell me a tilt trailer because it was in the length I wanted, I am just not to up on the idea of a tilt. It seems like its just more to wear out and break. any of yall had any experience with them?
  3. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,110

    I would never buy a tilt if you carry more than one attachment. I like being able to situate attachments on the trailer so I can just come to the side and grab it. Hard to do that on a tilt
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  4. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,551

    That's what I told this guy but the trailer he has has 10ft of stationary.
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  5. hvy 1ton

    hvy 1ton LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 581

    One of my buddy's has a 9 ton with 8' stationary that he pulls with his 4300. Can carry plenty of ctl attachments and no slicker way to haul a mini. No way i could ever sell my deckover, but if i hauled a mini every week i'd consider a second trailer.
  6. OhioMowerGuy

    OhioMowerGuy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 315

    yea I dont like renting either, I guess what im saying is get the trailer you want and dont rush into it. If you want a 20' dont settle for a 18' cuz youll kick yourself for it.
  7. jones68

    jones68 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 453

    take your time and get what you want nothing worse than jumping the gun for something different then kicking yourself later for not getting what you wanted in the first place
  8. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,110

    I don't know about you, but I'm scared of tilt trailers. Lol
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  9. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,551

    Yeah me too. But I've never talked to anybody that's actually used one besides a salesman...
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  10. tnmtn

    tnmtn LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE Tn.
    Posts: 1,019


    Jr. this is where I got my enclosed trailer. No complaints about how it worked out. They have goosenecks also. Best prices I could find. I'll buy you dinner if you pass through to get one.

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