Got my new trailer today!

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by sodgod, Mar 29, 2005.

  1. sodgod

    sodgod LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    Just got home from picking up a nice used 12' trailer! I love it. I'm gunna need new tires for it but other than that its great! now all i need is the grass to start growing and equipment on it. :rolleyes:
  2. Petr51488

    Petr51488 LawnSite Silver Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 2,377

    Any pictures of it?
  3. sodgod

    sodgod LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    I just picked up a new trailer tonight. Well new to me anyway. paid 1,000 for it. and it included the mower. (pos i may add) i'll get rid of it soon.

  4. sodgod

    sodgod LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    does anyone know where the best place to buy tires is? It needs two new tires. 205/75D 15"
  5. bhoffman

    bhoffman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 11

    Either Farm and Fleet or you can try Tractor Supply. They are usually about $75 each and they include the rim and the tire. That way you can use one of the old wheels as a spare if you don't have one. I had to do the same thing last year.
  6. nobagger

    nobagger LawnSite Gold Member
    from Pa
    Messages: 3,065

    Hope your not putting all of you quipment listed on the trailer, I bought a 7x12 last season and I wished I bought at least a 16' I have absolutly no room left. Seems a little pricy for me, I paid 1060.00 out the door for my 7x12 w/tax and title, brand new.
  7. sodgod

    sodgod LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    Ya it may be a little pricey. But the steel prices have gone up so much. I called atleast 6 places and there 6x12 are all in the ball park of $1,400. And to top it all off, i was driving down the road today in town and saw a 14' with a box on front in great shape for $800!!!! :angry: :angry: :realmad: i guess theres just no winning around here! it always seems to end up that way but 24 hours later?! thats a little annoying. Not everything will go on there at once. But i agree a bigger one would be nice, but this will work just fine for now atleast.
  8. nobagger

    nobagger LawnSite Gold Member
    from Pa
    Messages: 3,065

    I hear ya sod, I have a great idea for open trailers if you were planning on putting a box on the front, and if you have to leave your equipment outside for any length of time. E mail me if interested. :waving:
  9. lawnandplow42

    lawnandplow42 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 508

    i like that trailer. I plan on getting one similar
  10. hess

    hess LawnSite Member
    Messages: 208

    Back in 05 picked up a brand new Trailerman trailer for $1,300

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