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Cheap Trailers Are Impossible To Find!

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Hometown Lawn Care, Jun 14, 2003.

  1. Hometown Lawn Care

    Hometown Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 147

    Man its hard to find cheap landscaping trailers around my area...


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  2. hurtful burrito

    hurtful burrito LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    I am not trying to be funny...but if you can't find a good price on a trailer... then maybe there is a shortage of supply, and an excess of demand. Maybe you are in the wrong business.Just being observative since it seems everyone with a truck and a mower is cutting these days....
     
  3. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,205

    i know what your saying.....i read about people on this site getting trailers dirt cheap. most seem to be located in the midwest, and i dont know if its cause a lot of trailer manufacturers are out that way, or they just price lower, but it seems the northeast is priced way higher for trailers. you should take a ride to limberger trailers in Ellington CT. they are a huge trailer dealer, and they have a huge selection.
     
  4. Tvov

    Tvov LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Messages: 1,157

    Yes!! I agree with you. My jaw drops sometimes at the prices you guys in other parts of the US are paying. 16' two axle trailer for $1500 or even less? Try $3100 or more around CT!!
     
  5. cat320

    cat320 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 823

    It's true that they cost alot here and the shipping is a big part of it beacuse most are made out west or down south.
     
  6. hunter

    hunter LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 254

    just ordered a new one. 6 x12 tandem with 4' sides, toolbox, trimmer rack, gas can racks on each side and electric brakes. total price $1650.00.

    Have to drive seven hours to pick it up, but it cost me about 900 less than anywhere around Houston.
     
  7. Hometown Lawn Care

    Hometown Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 147

    see.... ahahah thats not cheap..
     
  8. reelgrass92

    reelgrass92 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 14

    I have found a cheap, cheap place to buy trailers about 25 miles from my house. I can get a 16ft tandem axle w/gate, wood floor, brakes are extra. For $1099.

    C & W Trailers, located in Belmont, MS.
     
  9. hosejockey2002

    hosejockey2002 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,195

    :confused: :confused: How can they legally sell a trailer that big without brakes? I thought DOT required brakes on trailers heavier than 1500 lbs.
     
  10. grassdaddy

    grassdaddy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 565

    Anything over 3500 requires brakes.Thats trailer and load together.I bought the same trailer Reelgrass92 has for 885.00 in Chatt.Brakes are 125.00 extra.My trailer weighs 1500 alone.:)
     

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