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Transporting your z spray or t3000

Discussion in 'Fertilizer Application' started by cdqat1432, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. cdqat1432

    cdqat1432 LawnSite Member
    Male, from Youngstown, Ohio
    Posts: 138

    I need to buy a rider this year. Should I get a small trailer that is useful for other things or one of those smart z spray trailers that is more manuverable?
     
  2. CHARLES CUE

    CHARLES CUE LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,087

    I would go with a carrier rack I would not want to pull a trailer all over just to haul a small mechine on

    Don't know any thing about the Z trailer but you don;t here a lot about them so they can't be that great

    Good luck
    Charles Cue
     
  3. countryclublawnllc

    countryclublawnllc LawnSite Member
    Posts: 151

    I use a small trailer for hauling and its really not a problem. I am going to throw on a spring loaded pin lock that you pull the castor wheel into and it is locked in place.
     
  4. CHARLES CUE

    CHARLES CUE LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,087

    From your post you have a Z spray so a carrier rack is out / on 97% of my job that would work

    But the other 3% a trailer is a tough with narrow roads 1.5 lane you have to park in the drive way / long drive ways that there is no place to turn a trailer or a truck you have to back out on to the hiway / Small dead end roads with no place to turn a trailer

    But i have lots that you just drive around the block to get out

    Charles Cue
     
  5. cdqat1432

    cdqat1432 LawnSite Member
    Male, from Youngstown, Ohio
    Posts: 138

    Thanks, Charles. That's probably what I'll do.
     
  6. countryclublawnllc

    countryclublawnllc LawnSite Member
    Posts: 151

    Very true Charles the long backup on a skinny drive way can be tough!

    John
     
  7. turfcobob

    turfcobob LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 878

    Take a look at the carrier B & B Tech makes in Nebraska. I had one for two years and put thousands of miles on it showing the T3000. It is a strong carrier that really locks the Applicator into place. Takes seconds to load and unload.

    see it at

    http://b-btech.com/

    If you call them ask for Bill

    If you have questions about the T3000 you can call me 520-836-8162
     
  8. Service 1st Lawn Care

    Service 1st Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 643

    If you have questions about the LT Rich Junior 36R call Andy 765-482-2040
     
  9. ted putnam

    ted putnam LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,531

    Good to see you post again Bob. It's been a while. This season I'm going to try to wear out that fine aerator I bought from y'all last year. The drought kinda put a damper(no pun intended) on last years aerations.

    I think Rayholio had some trouble with his B&B carrier but I'm sure they are fine for the typical LCO. We have about the same type area as Charles but I personally would rather deal with the inconvenience of a trailer 3% of the time than have all that weight on the rear end of my trucks. Just a personal preference.
     
  10. CHARLES CUE

    CHARLES CUE LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,087

    I understand your though on the wight on the back of the truck but i would say that most trucks with a trailer have just as much tounge as i do with a carrier and my T3000 on it after running this for 3 years there is no harm to the truck

    I think that Ray has bad luck with a lot of thing :laugh:


    Good morning Bob hope the world is being good to you

    Charles Cue
     

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