what size trailer

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jspsc123, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. jspsc123

    jspsc123 LawnSite Member
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    im looking to have 2 lawnmowers on a open trailer. a ariens 34 walk behind and a toro 50 riding. what size trailer do i need.
     
  2. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
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    I would say at least a 6x12.
     
  3. MTenterprises

    MTenterprises LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 326

    ^^^^ what he said. And if you want room for other equip, straw bales, etc go with a 14.
     
  4. GMLC

    GMLC LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,353

    I have a 6x12 enclosed and ran out of room quick. I now wish I went 7x14.
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  5. GoldStarMowing

    GoldStarMowing LawnSite Member
    Posts: 107

    The smallest I would go is a 6x12. It might be worth getting an extra two feet of trailer just in case you need to put extra stuff on it.
     
  6. Salcido Lawn

    Salcido Lawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 168

    When I used trailers, all of mine were 7.5' X 16', I loved the size! I have since switched over to flatbed trucks with ramps on the back. I love this setup much better!!
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  7. SLMGT

    SLMGT LawnSite Member
    Posts: 245

    As large as you can afford.
     
  8. FLC2000

    FLC2000 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,840

    Always get bigger than you think you need.
     
  9. bamaturf

    bamaturf LawnSite Member
    from alabama
    Posts: 136

    16 ft tandem wheels w/ brakes. pulls better, stops better
     

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