The Perfect Trailer Set Up For 1/2- 2 Acre Lots

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Daner, Dec 30, 2006.

  1. Daner

    Daner LawnSite Bronze Member
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    How would you set up the perfect trailer for a 1/2-2 acre account route?


    Your allowed 4 mowers on the trailer


    #1 1- 21"
    #2 1- Walkbehind
    #3 2- Riders
    #4 2 -Blowers
    #5 2- Trimmers

    All has to fit on a 16' trailer

     
  2. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
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    1 52" 27 HP Dixon Grizzly with grass catcher
    1 42" Walker MCGHS
    2 Honda Commercial 21" 's
    2 Hsqv. 323L trimmers
    1 Stihl FC75 Edger
    1 Echo Hand held blower
    1 Echo BP blower
    Then a toolbox for all the misc stuff, and a front rack for gas cans and whatnot. I am pretty sure that would fit on a 16', but would get a 18 or 20' just for good measure. Would also be nice to be bigger for aeration, overseeding and power raking to haul around all the extra stuff, seed, and fertilizer. Also a gasoline air compressor would be nice.

    All this would be pulled by a 2007 New body style GMC 3/4 ton ext. cab 4x4, with either dump insert or dumping flatbed.
     
  3. Daner

    Daner LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Nice set up pro...You would go for the 52"Dixon and not the 60"?? I think you would get all that on a 16 footer:waving:
     
  4. JKOOPERS

    JKOOPERS LawnSite Bronze Member
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    60" Exmark Turf Tracer 23 Kaw ecs
    52" Exmark Turf Tracer HP 17 Kaw
    32" Emark Metro 12.5 Kaw
    Redmax trimmers and Stihl blowers
     
  5. Daner

    Daner LawnSite Bronze Member
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    No ZTRs??///////////
     
  6. godzilla

    godzilla LawnSite Senior Member
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    1. 21" self propelled
    1. 48" eXmark TT
    1. 48" Walker MT GHS
    1. 60" or 72" Super Z

    2. RedMax EBZ7001's
    1. RedMax EBZ8000

    2. Shindaiwa T231's
    1. Shindaiwa T261
     
  7. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,331

    Yea, around here I know of basically ZERO residential LCO's that run 60 inch mowers. There just aren't enough BIG properties to make it worth it. A lot of the bigger LCO's in town are still running 5022 and 5023 Dixons.
     
  8. Fantasy Lawns

    Fantasy Lawns LawnSite Bronze Member
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    1 60" Dixie
    2 42" Walkers

    push mowers ...... how cute ;-)

    I can get all the 2 cycle stuff on racks .....
     
  9. Lawn Enforcer

    Lawn Enforcer LawnSite Silver Member
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    Me, I would want:
    51" Jazzer
    Quick 36 Samurai
    Toro 44" WB
    Exmark 21"

    Shindaiwa trimmers and blowers
     
  10. cantoo

    cantoo LawnSite Silver Member
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    60" Bobcat midmount
    48" Walker GHS
    21" Lawnboy self propelled
    Stihl trimmer
    Echo back pack, very seldom used.
    This is what my wife hauls in the 16' cube van on a daily basis. She does small to 4 acre properties with this setup. By herself.
     

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