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In a need for a new Trailer? HELP!!

Discussion in 'Sports Field Management' started by ScottsQLS, Nov 27, 2006.

  1. ScottsQLS

    ScottsQLS LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    Hey guys I have been in the business for about 3 years now and this past fall I picked up a new John Deere mower, but there was one problem when I tried to get it on the trailer with the bagging unit, it didn’t really fit. I currently have a 6 ½ x 12 and the mower only has about a half inch on each side of it when it’s on the trailer. This made it extremely hard for me to get it on and off the trail. Just wanted to know if there are any good trailer places in the metro area of Minnesota that I should be looking at. If you could help me out that would be great. Thanks guys for all your help

    Also I am selling the old trailer really cheap if anyone is interested just reply. I’m selling it for only $300 need to get rid of it to make room for the new one.
  2. jbailey52

    jbailey52 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,094

    Trailers, are one piece of equipment I usually never buy new to save serious $$$ Check papers, ebay, and expecially craigslist.. have bout about 5 from there

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 5,132

    trailers r the one thing i always buy new so i can get them built to my specs and i know they up to snuff
  4. jbailey52

    jbailey52 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,094

    well there you go... two diff opinions.. but from what I understand you dont need an expensive custom built trailer for one or two mowers
  5. BQLC

    BQLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 574

    Trailers around here are expensive both new and used I think it has somthing to do with the recostruction But da#m there high
  6. jbailey52

    jbailey52 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,094

    See not me.. We bought a 8 x 21 tandem axle, brakes, the whole deal, for $900... it was $4100 new... it needed new gate material.. cost $100.. saved tons
  7. Grass-Masters

    Grass-Masters LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 424

    ya I would buy used, I bought a 7x16 tandem axel, brakes, trimmer racks, tool holder, for $1200. I checked local trailer store for price on comparible unit, quoted $4500. Saved a bunch.
  8. MattsMowing3535

    MattsMowing3535 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 385

    I am interested and really really need the trailer! Do you have pictures of it I could see?
  9. Pro-Scapes

    Pro-Scapes LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,180

    Thats cheap.. Im looking to sell my 6/5x12 with trimmer racks and gorilla lift with new tires nd paint for about 725 pm me if anyones interested Im going to paint it this week.
  10. Six8

    Six8 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 96

    Hey Pro-Scapes! I may be intrested in your trailer.Do you have any pics of it?What year,Make etc.

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