Trailer ?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by mbigred, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. mbigred

    mbigred LawnSite Member
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    LOOKING TO BUY A NEW TRAILER THIS WEEKEND A 6X12 OR A 6X14 WITH A DOVETAIL ? OR NOT THE 5X8 NOW THE MOWER BOTTOMS OUT NOW ? NOW IF I GET A 6X12 WITH OUT A DOVETAIL WILL THE SAME THING HAPPEN??? SUM INFO A.S.A.P THANKS----MARK:confused::confused:
     
  2. unkownfl

    unkownfl LawnSite Gold Member
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    You could go with a longer ramp like a 4ft or 5ft. I'm guessing your current one is a 3ft otherwise you have some bad angles going on with your hitch situation.
     
  3. mbigred

    mbigred LawnSite Member
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    the gate now is 4ft trailer on truck is level
     
  4. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Get one with a drop axle or raise your trailer hitch.
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  5. mbigred

    mbigred LawnSite Member
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    will a dovetail work?
     
  6. unkownfl

    unkownfl LawnSite Gold Member
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    That must be one crazy high trailer or you cut really low and adjust using only the caster fork spacers. Yes a dove would work but can you find one that small without going custom?
     
  7. mbigred

    mbigred LawnSite Member
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    yes i have but i was not sure that it would work its a 6x 12 with a dovetail for about 1300 what do you think?
     
  8. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Not a bad price.
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  9. mbigred

    mbigred LawnSite Member
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    thank you for your help
     
  10. unkownfl

    unkownfl LawnSite Gold Member
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    The price seems fair as it's pretty rare at least here. Do a lot of guys use dove tails in your area? I've never seen a lawn trailer that was made that way here for just mowing operations.
     

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