trailer help

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by lawnkid14, Jan 30, 2010.

  1. lawnkid14

    lawnkid14 LawnSite Member
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    Hello, Im 15 years old and i have commercial equipment but no trailer. My grandpa has a snowmobile trailer that is a tilt and small 10'' wheels. Could this trailer be safe to haul my equipment in (walk behind, 2 push mowers, one ride on). Thanks for the input.
     
  2. echeandia

    echeandia LawnSite Bronze Member
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    If it fits and doesn't go over the weight limit of the trailer then you are good to go. You have a drivers license at 15?
     
  3. lawnkid14

    lawnkid14 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 232

    no but i need something to haul my equipment on for one account
     
  4. STIHL GUY

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 5,225

    it should be fine if everything fits and for one account. you gotta start somewhere
     
  5. bustutah

    bustutah LawnSite Member
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    get a system habit of tieing things down. I've had some bouncing trimmers it's expensive.
     
  6. LouisianaLawnboy

    LouisianaLawnboy LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,199

    Your only one person. Why would you need to bring 4 mowers to one job.

    Also check the top speed on 10" tires. Don't want a blowout.
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  7. climber338

    climber338 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 38

    if its all you have then i would use it but i would only bring what i need. 4 mowers is way to much for one person to handle. If i were you i would take the walk behind and a 21 inch mower and leave the ride on mower at home. Your 15 and just starting out so use what you have and get by with it for now. In the next couple years you can upgrade to a larger trailer.
     

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