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enclosed trailer, which one?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by lawn perfection, Feb 14, 2006.

  1. lawn perfection

    lawn perfection LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 347

    Looking to get an enclosed trailer,of all the brands which do you guys prefer? looking to get a 7x14 or 7x16.Any ideas and opinions would be appreciated.
  2. samk

    samk LawnSite Member
    Messages: 187

    out of the ones I looked at I like wells cargo and haulmark the best.
  3. POPO4995

    POPO4995 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,208

    Pace American or H&H trailer......:cool2:
  4. BufalinoLand

    BufalinoLand LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 400

    i have seen some nice pace brand i like

    i would go 16 or more, get something you will grow into

    i needed an 18 and got a 20 it was only another 140
  5. South Florida Lawns

    South Florida Lawns LawnSite Platinum Member
    from usa
    Messages: 4,784

    Just bought a 7x14 enclosed 3 months ago.

    After a year of research I bought a cargo mate trailer.

    They make Pace, Wells Cargo all look like crap.

    I paid $4300 for mine, tandem 3500lb axles, single piece aluminum roof, V nose.

    Go to www.cargomatetrailer.com and check out the econo hauler.

    Messages: 140

    The problem with Cargo-Mate is they use 24 inch on centers for the floor and sides. We just bought a 2006 Haulmark Race trailer. 24 feet long 8 1/2 wide and love it! 16 inch on centers. Hold the weight better and much stronger. With a haulmark you pay for the quality. $6500.00 for this bad boy!!!
  7. Eclipse

    Eclipse LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,149

    Haulmark makes cheap 24" on center trailers too. It seems that most manufactures make a "cheap" line of a trailers and a "better" line.
  8. Metro Lawn

    Metro Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,116

    Haulmark's "Thrifty Hauler" series are the cheaper units. We have Cargo Mate trailers and they are 18" I like the quality and features so far.
  9. Eclipse

    Eclipse LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,149

    You would think the name implies that the Thrifty Hauler is a cheaply constructed trailer. Actually they are not that bad especially if you get the Thrifty Hauler Package then they are a very nice and well built trailer. Haulmark makes a few models that are truely marketed to the price conscious shopper. I'm not sure what the Haulmark model name is but they are 24" o/c floor, walls, and roof.
  10. lawn perfection

    lawn perfection LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 347

    Thanks to all that replied. I will be going to look at several models of trailers this week end and trying to narrow them down.

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