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  1. Trucks, Trailers and ATV/UTV
    Hey Guys. Im starting out in the lawncare service and want to buy my first dumptrailer. Primary use would be for moving sand and gravel. Any recommendations? I have heard good thing of the maxxd dump line https://maxxdtrailers.com/dump-trailers/ but dont want to rush into it.
  2. Business Operations
    Hello! I was wondering if anyone had pictures of racks or things of that sort to hold hand tools on a dump trailer? Just got one and I’m looking for any kind of ideas! Thank you! :usflag:
  3. Trucks, Trailers and ATV/UTV
    Anyone have any experience with flat trailer vs dump trailer with composting over lawns? My thought is the dump trailer would keep the bulk of the compost towards the back of the trailer for easy access? Would the 2 to 4 foot side walls cause any issue? Would a flat trailer be better? Thanks.
  4. Trucks, Trailers and ATV/UTV
    Hi everyone, first time on here. I have a small lawn care company in Maine. 50-60 clients that I mow and typically 30 or so fall/spring clean-ups. An occasional mulch job or product delivery. I currently have three trucks I use, one of them being a one ton dump that I use to suck/blow leaves...
  5. Trucks, Trailers and ATV/UTV
    Would you guys buy an off-brand dump trailer? I have a local machine shop who does great work who started making dump trailers. I'm considering purchasing one for home and a light farm use. I have no reason to doubt the quality of his work, my question is with resale. Being unknown, I'm...
  6. Landscape Maintenance
    Hello all I am new to this site and I want some opinions on my lead vac set up. I recently bought a 18hp Billy goat debris loader for my dump trailer that is 12x7 downeaster dual axles with a 8000lbs payload capacity. I need to know how tall to build the sides on the trailer for what this...
  7. Starting a Lawn Care Business
    hey guys i have the chance to get a skid steer on the cheap. Are they worth having? I mean i could surely use it for projects around my house but for business around here I'm really not sure what I would use it for. I had an aquantence (ugh) in the environmental field who started with one and...
  8. Bidding, Estimating and Pricing
    I think I might have bit off more than I can chew. I'm doing an estimate to remove this rock and having some trouble with it. I've priced out the skid steer, dump trailer, and other fees. I just can't figure the labor? How long will it take? The best I've come up with is 110 hours. Is this even...
  9. Trucks, Trailers and ATV/UTV
    I have a 2007 Ram 1500 - nothing I can change about that now. I am pulling a 1 ton stump Grinder. Looking for a trailer that is on the lighter side - not light duty. Suggestions appreciated... Thanks Frank
  10. Trucks, Trailers and ATV/UTV
    Hey there! My name is Thomas, I'm 19 and brand new to this site, and totally love it! I'm the owner/operator of T. A. Green Enterprises in Northern Alberta, Canada and this is my second year as an official business, although I've been pushing a mower over lawns since I could reach the...
  11. Landscape Maintenance
    We are doing a cleanup from Hurricane Matthew. I am trying to figure out the cheapest but fastest way to remove this mulch. First of all, I have to eyeball how many yards it is. I have 2 piles that look like this as well as many downed limbs and branches, including a palm tree. The closest dump...
  12. Trucks, Trailers and ATV/UTV
    This may have already been brought up in the past however I just recently joined this group but is anyone using a single drive axle semi truck to pull gooseneck trailers? We have been shopping around and found that with around 200,000 miles they are a lot cheaper than a 1 ton pickup. I know...
  13. Lawn Mowing
    As I'm thinking about trying to keep maximum revenue in the fall and winter I am needing advice on which piece of equipment would suit my needs the best. I'll give you a little insight into my thinking pattern so far and some info about my business that will help you give ideas. We are 90%...
  14. Marketplace
    Selling a 2011 16' Brimar Dump Trailer w/ 31 HP Giant Vac Leaf Vacuum: -Great all around trailer -Currently being used for Fall Cleanups-will be available for sale after the week of 12/6 -Original owner -14,000 GVW -Dual-piston dump -Ramps included-have compartments in back for storage-easy for...
  15. Trucks, Trailers and ATV/UTV
    I know threads about dump trailers are about as common as "How much should I charge for this" or "Should I quit my day job to start mowing lawns", but I'd like a little bit of advice before on pull the trigger on a new trailer, and I figure a lot of you guys have been there, done that, and given...
  16. Trucks, Trailers and ATV/UTV
    Hello, I am just wanting to know if this is a good deal to buy theses two trailers that are for sale in my town. The flatbed trailer (14,000 pound GVWR, 18' long with new tires) with the mesh sides is $3800. The dump trailer (14,000 pound GVWR, 14' long with 6' foot high sides) is $6300. I will...
  17. Original Pictures Forum
    I have been doing it this way for seven years now. This way has freed up $$$ to purchase other equipment such as: New Skid Loader ~ New Back Pack Blowers ~ New mowers ~ Trucks ~ Snow Blowers Yes that is a tarp, doubled up! Cables bolted to the floor, crawling underneath the tarp....ready to be...
  18. Marketplace
    I need a dump trailer 7x14 or maybe a little bigger 14000lb min preferebly in michigan.
  19. Trucks, Trailers and ATV/UTV
    Hey everyone, I'm new to the site but not to forums. I know these can be some of the best places to find the most accurate information available... Hope this one is no different. I live in CT and I'm interested in purchasing a 16' 14k# GVWR gooseneck dump trailer. Does anyone have any first...
  20. Original Pictures Forum
    Looking to get a dump trailer for mulch, leaves, debris, ect... not stone. At the same time I am looking at getting another truck for plowing and hauling. I currently have a 2002 f250 5.4 V8. I am wondering if this truck can handel a 6x12 dump trailer rated for 12,000lbs. most of the time i...
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