Best enclosed trailer company?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Landmark Lawnscapes LLC, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. LoneWolfLandscapes

    LoneWolfLandscapes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    We have run Wells Cargo Trailers (8x20) for 15 years. Good quality, design and options that work for the long run.

    A option to think about no matter what you pick, upgrade the axles to 4 tons (6 lug). It will be the one item garanteed to be a problem over time. Bigger brakes, tires and wheels, bearings, axles, and suspension. better stability and weight limit. My dealer sold me big on this option 15 years ago.

    FIRESCOOBY LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 986

    I agree WHOLE HEARTEDLY!!!!!

    I wish I had upgraded my axles to 5200lb axles instead of 3500!!
  3. Andyinchville

    Andyinchville LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 270


    For the trailer I got, the 3500 lb Axles were standard, 5200 lb axles cost $550 more and the 7000 lb axles cost $975more because the frame / tongue is upgraded at that point....
    I went middle of the road but maybe I should have gone the $425 for even more beef but I didn't.....I still think about it sometimes...

  4. PLS-Tx

    PLS-Tx LawnSite Silver Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 2,383

    We have the same trailer, it has done good for 3 years.

    I do agree that Wells Cargo, seem like they are top notch, from everything that I have read.
  5. Marek

    Marek LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,388

    We run a couple of Pace Summits 8 x 20 . Love them . We went with the 5k axles, for the few hundred extra dollars you get heavier tires , brakes and axles. Have also had Cargo Express , nice trailer but it was way over built , it had L shaped cabnits that were 3/4" marine plywood with aluminum over it. Have had Car mates before, they are ok, maybe they have steped it up some over the yrs. HAd a US cargo that was an ok trailer also. When I looked last time the Summit had a nicer fit and finsh than the Wells that we compared it to.
  6. newlooklandscp

    newlooklandscp LawnSite Member
    Messages: 224

    Like my Haulmark LS 7x14, as of today is now are construction trailer. Just purchased a Wells Cargo 8x16 loaded to the max LS package, ATP Plates, Shelving, Green Touch, two-tone to match the haulmark, you name it, it has it. Same price out the door as the haulmark basic trailer and the dealer was great. Can not wait to put this thing into service.

  7. Groundsmanagement

    Groundsmanagement LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    I have 2004 Interstate and it has been great.
  8. outlaw1960

    outlaw1960 LawnSite Senior Member
    from denver
    Messages: 307

    Wells Cargo always.....bought the first one in 1991, on the third one now. Never had a problem on any of them....good luck on your decision!
  9. Groundsmanagement

    Groundsmanagement LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Are Horton Trailers any good
  10. MGV

    MGV LawnSite Member
    Messages: 54

    I still using my 20' enclosed 1998 pace trailer. Not one problem with it. Would deff buy another.

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