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New Custom Trailer-Dedicated for Lawn Mowers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Flex-Deck, Feb 19, 2005.

  1. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,846

    Here is a trailer I designed and had built by a custom trailer building welding shop. It has both side load ramps and rear load ramp. I can now pull my 9 1/2 foot mower on without having to break it down. My wifes mower is behind the tandems, and my eXmark WB is between the fenders.
    This is a 21' trailer - full 8' wide ahead and behind the tandems. We have a total of 20 1/2 foot of mowing swath involved in the three mowers.

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  2. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Posts: 2,128

    hey nice trailer. How much weight is one that trailer? How much is the trailer rated for? and How much does the trailer weigh empty? just curious.
     
  3. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,846

    Probably 4500 lbs on the trailer - has two 3500 lb. axles - tortion suspension -I just loaded it for the first time today and took it down the road for a shake down cruise, and it really trails beautifully - The guy that builds these trailers uses all rectangular tubing - no angle iron - trailer is really tough.
     
  4. DUSTYCEDAR

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Posts: 5,137

    wow u got the setup now
     
  5. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Posts: 2,128

    One more question... what are you pulling it with? It looks like a tank of a trailer.
     
  6. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,846

    2001 Dodge 2500 - Cummins Diesel - Actually has 1 ton springs. It is plenty of truck.
     
  7. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Posts: 2,128

    That combo must make a pretty sight rolling down the road.
     
  8. fga

    fga LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,445

    you think you'll block some driveways? ;) with the ramps down, i guess they can drive right over the trailer... that is one serious trailer.
     
  9. mo-fleet

    mo-fleet LawnSite Member
    from PA
    Posts: 33

    Got any pics of that Dodge? I've been thinking about how to up the whole rearend on my 2500 to a 1ton. Because I don't want a daully. How did you do yours?
     
  10. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,846

    Hang on mo-fleet - I will go take a pic right now - post it in a few minutes.
     

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