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Best Brand Of Tow Dump Trailer

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Strawbridge Lawn, Mar 31, 2004.

  1. DJL

    DJL LawnSite Member
    Messages: 237


    I had 4 (4.01 to be exact) ton of delware river rock in the trailer yesterday. I'll have to look into the CDL thing. That would stink being pulled over and not being able to pull it in the first place.
  2. Sammy

    Sammy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,734

    I belive that under the new Mich. law as of Oct. '03, you can pull up to 26,000 lbs. [Depending what you pull it with] on a chauffers endorsment, which is the lowest CDL that Mich. has.

    My brother and I are looking at the Brimar dumps right now.
    Have only heard good things about them.
  3. jimslawns

    jimslawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 283

    In missouri if a commerical truck and a trailer GVW greater than 10K you are supposed to have a class A CDL. Oh yeah I use a Load Haul 12ftx7 dump 10300 GVW.
  4. racerdave

    racerdave LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 260

    A word of caution....I was hauling and dumping some fill dirt and I had all these locate flags I was picking out of the dirt, and tossing them into the box containing the hydro unit. I didn't think much of until the next day when I opened the box to operate the dump and found a complete meltdown of the wiring and an exploded battery. one of the flags was welded to the dc motor....that cost some bucks to replace....
  5. Superior Lawn Care

    Superior Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 55

    I have a 6x12 EZ-Dumper and i love it. 12,000 pound dump capacity. it has the two hydro rams, tailgate, and is lower with the ramps so i can load equipment up in it. The brochure shows it with a skidloader in it but i havent tried it. In the fall and spring i add 8' sides and use it to do lawn clean ups i can fit something like 20 cubic yards in there. Thats alot of leave when you pack them. I also use it for mulch. hell ive gone over the scales at 21,000 pounds and nothing was said in iowa you have to under 26,001 pounds o yea my trailer cost $6500 brand new from the dealer. also came with a warranty
  6. GTLC

    GTLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 700

    Cam Superline, we have one for firewood hauling and it takes alot of abuse.

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