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Enclosed Trailer whats inside

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by T-Trim, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. T-Trim

    T-Trim LawnSite Member
    Messages: 204

    I've been reading a lot on your guy's line up in enclosed trailer for lawn maintenance. Mostly to stay info on my comp's. Maybe cause we collect everything. But some of you guys claim you can fit 2 or 3 rider and a walk behind in a 20 or 22 foot trailer. I'am I missing something here. I know our set ups wouldn't work in a 22 and not even close in a 20. I'm just asking. I know its pretty hard to park something side ways without getting yourself in a jam or punching a hole in the trailer side.
  2. Coastal Lawn Maintenance

    Coastal Lawn Maintenance LawnSite Senior Member
    from VA
    Messages: 485

    it depends on the mower. i can fit a ztr and stander in my 16ft. i seen people around here with walker and 2 ztr in there 22ft tiight fit
  3. justanotherlawnguy

    justanotherlawnguy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,282

    I have a 16 foot v nose and can fit. 2 ztr's and a wb in there. The trailer is 8feet wide so I fit a 48z and 36wb side by side in the front of the trailer and the 60z in the back of the trailer.

    Before I got the 60 and the enclosed I had a ten foot trailer and that was a monster pain because the wb had to be put in completely sideways.
  4. T-Trim

    T-Trim LawnSite Member
    Messages: 204

    Do any of your guys collect only?
  5. r.eckley

    r.eckley LawnSite Member
    Messages: 200

    I have 8.5x18 enclosed . I haul 72" exmark xs, 60" lazer, 42" dixon,21"lawnboy+little wonder edger on floor . plus also have alittle room in front for sprayer& misc . Pretty tight but works.
  6. T-Trim

    T-Trim LawnSite Member
    Messages: 204

    So I'm guessing no on the collect side? Would a 20 or 22 work for you. Or is it the places you go that you couldn't use a larger trailer in?
  7. r.eckley

    r.eckley LawnSite Member
    Messages: 200

    No TTRIM i do not collect. I would like to have a 20ft. trlr. for a little more room , but i dont think i could go much larger.An enclosed trlr. is apretty good investment holds value well.
  8. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    Cut out a big hole in the front of the trailer's floor,
    you'd be amazed how much more you can load.

    But I do know this...
    I can fit more mowers and stuff on my 6x12 if I load them sideways, all but the Z (that only loads one way lol).
    Yes it's a open trailer but it makes little difference, with mowers, it has 2 foot high solid sides...
  9. T-Trim

    T-Trim LawnSite Member
    Messages: 204

    I wish we could get by with a 20 or 22. But we collect so we need 24's. And I hate the people who think little BS islands in the cul de sac are needed. I've watch 5ton city trucks hit the curbs 100%, Plus the turf gets all F up. I'm talk about the snow season.
  10. T-Trim

    T-Trim LawnSite Member
    Messages: 204

    Thanks for your input. I hope you guy's that posted have a good year.

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