question about a trailer

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by WrightWay05, Feb 20, 2008.

  1. WrightWay05

    WrightWay05 LawnSite Member
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    what would be a good price for a trailer like this its a 5x12 with good floor and good tires.
     
  2. Raven386

    Raven386 LawnSite Silver Member
    from CT
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    I would say $800-$900. new 6x12 sell for around $1000-$1200 around me....
     
  3. packey

    packey LawnSite Senior Member
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    It depends on where you live up here new about 1700 used 1000-1200. Back in texas about 1000-1200 new and 500-600 used
     
  4. WrightWay05

    WrightWay05 LawnSite Member
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    ya they are asking $675 im gonna try to get it for $600
     
  5. Raven386

    Raven386 LawnSite Silver Member
    from CT
    Posts: 2,160

    5x12 is an odd size... usually they are 6X12 & 5x8....oh well. Good luck with it...
     
  6. Wilson Edge

    Wilson Edge LawnSite Member
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    lol if you think 5X12 is a wierd size you should see my trailer its a 4.5X9....its perfect for my dane stander 2 weed wackers an edger and a push mower though. and my 4 cylinder nissan has no problem pulling it.
     
  7. Valk

    Valk LawnSite Silver Member
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    Wilson Edge, I just sent you a PM...
     
  8. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
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    Depending on how old that trailer is and assuming all features are sound and in good working order....I would say $800-$1K would be a good price so for $675, man, I would be on top of that!
     
  9. lawnpro724

    lawnpro724 LawnSite Silver Member
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    I just sold my smaller trailer last summer, it was a 5'x10' tilt bed and sold it for $450.00. I buy all of my trailers wholesale from the factory and when I bought this trailer new back in 96 I only paid $500.00 for it. I bought a 6.5'x16' landscape trailer back in 06 for only $910.00 out the door.
     
  10. woodie08

    woodie08 LawnSite Member
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    i've been searching for a 5x 12x myself because my garage is 6.5x wide. and I searched alot and the best price I could find new is 900.00+ tax that included pretreated wood flooring expand gate lights, 5 lug tires,single fender,and rail14" railing .. good luck on your search
     

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