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which one is better for me???

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by tico2007br, Feb 23, 2008.

  1. tico2007br

    tico2007br LawnSite Member
    Posts: 39

    ok guys i am new here,i am starting a busines and i want to know which truck is better for me i am gonna pull a 16f trailer...is the gmc,chevy 1500 good or i need to go to f250 or chevy,gmc 2500???
    thanks
     
  2. Landrus2

    Landrus2 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,811

    My choice would be f250.:waving:
     
  3. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Posts: 6,462

    250!! good to go with the bigger truck so you dont out grow it. of course i would have the 250.
     
  4. SouthernLandworks

    SouthernLandworks LawnSite Member
    Posts: 58

    F250! all the way!
     
  5. CALandscapes

    CALandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 946

    I started out with a 1/2 ton and grew out of it in under a year. I would most definitely recommend you buy a 3/4 ton.
     
  6. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,097

    A 1/2 ton will pull it.

    A 3/4 ton or larger will pull it easier, longer, and safer further down the line!
     
  7. Tadams

    Tadams LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 788

    What are you gonna be hauling? If it is just a couple of walkbehinds, I would say to stay with the 1500. If you are using a couple of larger riders, you could still use the 1500 (I did for a little over a year) but a 3/4 ton will be better. Make sure you have brakes on the trailer regardless of which truck you get.
     
  8. Capemay Eagle

    Capemay Eagle LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,750

    I second that..
     
  9. TPLawnPro

    TPLawnPro LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 424

    Ford Super Duty F-250 or F-350.

    Bullet-Proof / Very Durable
     

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