Kaufman trailers?

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment & Pavement' started by mrusk, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. mrusk

    mrusk LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,260

    Im looking to upgrade my 18' long 6 ton skid steer trailer to a 7 ton deck over trailer. I am considering Kaufman trailers. They are cheaper because you buy factory direct. Has anyone bought one of their trailers? How is the quality?
  2. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,606

    Damn good trailers with plenty of options to build the trailer you'd like. Contact the factory rep and they'll usually send you a brochure and all kinds of information on them..
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  3. LandFakers

    LandFakers LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 6,309

    I see them around here a but, Looks just as nice as most of em, better than Big Tex in my opinion
  4. turfbuilder

    turfbuilder LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from WI
    Messages: 554

    Good heavy duty trailer for the price.
  5. swanny

    swanny LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    Had a 7 ton tilt deck made by them and liked it.
  6. Dirtman2007

    Dirtman2007 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,366

    had my 20 ton kaufman for almost 2 years now problem free. made right here in NC, check out their plant its pretty cool how many trailers they make and sell each day
  7. ranger230man

    ranger230man LawnSite Member
    Messages: 134

    They are "ok" trailers. I priced a 21K GVWR deckover trailer (3 axles, 18feet + 5feet dovetail) with them and it was about $500 less than the PJ's version, plus I bought the PJ's here in Raleigh. The PJs is handsdown a better built trailer, #1 - they are powder coated, #2 - the ramps are better designed (though kaufman said they could modify their's for me), #3 - they don't look as "home made" as the kaufman

    Unless you are saving about $2000 or more I'd buy a local PJ's versus coming to NC, spending time, gas, etc.

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