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Should I get this trailer?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by iheartJMS, Oct 19, 2011.

  1. iheartJMS

    iheartJMS LawnSite Member
    Posts: 19

    So I currently work for a guy who has his own lawn maintenance company but plan to branch off and do my own thing on the side next spring. I came across this trailer and was wondering what you guys think. Is it a good deal? Should I jump on it?

    The trailer is a 5x8 with the standard ramp tailgate. Looks pretty clean and the tires are like new. I can get it for $300.00. Is this a steal?
  2. grasshopper91

    grasshopper91 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 34

    Yeah thats a good price. Its better if the floor has boards instead of the wire mesh but either way its a good price IMO
  3. iheartJMS

    iheartJMS LawnSite Member
    Posts: 19

    Floor does have boards :)
  4. jequigle

    jequigle LawnSite Member
    Posts: 236

    What do you have and plan on putting on it. I have a 5'x10' and i have a zero turn and a push more and I wish I had gotten a 6'x10' or a 6'x12'
  5. silvermaxd

    silvermaxd LawnSite Member
    Posts: 52

    to small...6x12 or 6x14
  6. 2stroked

    2stroked LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 297

    That's a great deal, take it! You can fit a stander, zero turn, or tractor on there with ease.
  7. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 8,896

    I run a 5x8. Good way to start, but I have found I want to move up to a 6x12 to 7x14 to get all my mowers, etc on one trailer instead of having to run home to change mowers for different jobs.
  8. 32vld

    32vld LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,984

    I have a 4x8. Fit on 42" JD rider, 20" pusher, line trimer, blower, 2 gal and 1.5 gal gas cans.

    When ready to move up I want a 6x12.

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