how big do open trailers get?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Smitty58, Feb 9, 2007.

  1. Smitty58

    Smitty58 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 531

    We are considering getting an open trailer this year ,and if I do I want a big one. Does anyone know how big the landscape trailers get. The biggest I've seen is 16 ft but I want bigger if possible.

    WALKER LANDSCAPE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,413

    I have seen some in the 20s 4 60" zeros on it.
  3. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,095

    A Landscaper who keeps his equipment in the same yard as me has an open trailer 7x24 twin axle. He's hauling 4 60" riders, 2 48" wb's and 2 36" wb's on it.
  4. Sydenstricker Landscaping

    Sydenstricker Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,281

    The one I used at my work was a 22 foot pace. We had two walkers and a wright stander packed into that. The thing was like towing a semi-trailer around
  5. muddstopper

    muddstopper LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,341

    I own a 28ft deck over. You can get pretty much anything you would actually want to use. My currect tagalong is 18ft and so far it has proven to be more than adequant for my needs.
  6. bnorton

    bnorton LawnSite Member
    Messages: 141

    I have a custom made 20' gooseneck open trailer with a full-size side gate. The trailer was made by Gatormade Trailers in Somerset, Kentucky. Excellent trailer; carry 2 - ZTRs and 1 - Walkbehind in the front.
  7. Swampy

    Swampy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,435

    32ft, believe its a Olympic (not to sure) Alum. spring assit gate. Use it haul around Toro 325 and a 580-D
  8. lawnpro724

    lawnpro724 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,201

    You can have them made up to 30' with 4 axles but I personaly wouldn't want anything bigger than 20'. I have a 16" tandem axle and a 5x8 tilt bed that work for what we do. You can get just about any size trailer you want but you have to consider how hard it will be to get around in tight neighborhoods with more than a 20'.
  9. EA Quinn

    EA Quinn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 393

    we have a 24' open big tex trailer. I can put our 3 riders and a walkbehind on it all at once.
  10. B&M

    B&M LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 333

    We've got a 16ft. It holds the front mower, a 36in wb and a 21in. My advice is buy the biggest trailer you can find/afford.

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