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Help with a starter trailer

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by coopmaster, Aug 15, 2008.

  1. coopmaster

    coopmaster LawnSite Member
    Messages: 149

    I am a one man operation. So far I've gotten by using just my minivan hauling a 21" Honda, Echo SRM210 trimmer, and Echo PB200 blower. I have ordered a Quick 36. So now I am looking for a starter trailer. The only place I know to look is big box Homy Depo and Lowes. They both have pretty much the same.
    Are there other options. Looking for roughly 4x6 maybe 5x7 single axle.
    Any thoughts? Thanks for looking.
  2. stevenf

    stevenf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,612

    If I were you, I would look for an old or small pickup. Rather then forking up the money for a trailer, get what you will need in the long run. That mower will fit perfect in a truck bed.
    There was another thread floating around with a small Ranger that has a trimmer rack and Quick 36 mower in the back. It looked very professional and Im sure its better then towing a trailer all teh time.
  3. MnGreen

    MnGreen LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 354

  4. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 2,994

    You are a scrub! SCRUB!!!!!! You give legit lawn professionals a bad name. Get out of the biz and go smoke your meth.

    (Read his other posts before you jump on me.)
  5. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    If you're going to buy a trailer then buy the right one to begin with.
  6. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 7,051

    I have a nice 4x8 trailer I want to sell. It's in great shape. I can tell you this, it won't be cheap. Besides, you can afford it being your not a actual business and don't pay out any overhead. What is the name of your company?

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