may have outgrown 16 ft. trailer, need suggestions

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by STLTurfmanagement, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. STLTurfmanagement

    STLTurfmanagement LawnSite Member
    Messages: 51

    I recently purchased a 61'' ztr, 36'' walk, and 52'' walk. My trailer is 6.5x16 and I have barely inches between each unit. Any suggestion on how to load safely and efficiently? I should also mention I have a second side gate as well. What do you think?

  2. ryan41

    ryan41 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 326

    Nice mowers and trailer!!
  3. Landrus2

    Landrus2 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,050

    This trailer is for sale here on lawn site:waving:

  4. Regal Landscapes

    Regal Landscapes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 202

    If you have all the mowers on the trailer and they fit, what is the problem?

    I've had a 36wb and 2 61ztrs on a 16ft trailer before and they fit fine
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  5. ducnut

    ducnut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,566

    I don't see a problem. That's the perfect size for the load. Furthermore, that's a really nice operation you have, there. WOW!
  6. sjessen

    sjessen LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Knoxville, Tn
    Messages: 4,802

    Who manufactured your trailer? It is almost identical to what I am looking for.
  7. STLTurfmanagement

    STLTurfmanagement LawnSite Member
    Messages: 51

    It was manufactured by Retco out of sikeston, MO. I had it custom built. 2 ft sides, 5 ft rear gate, a ft cross members underneath,side gate etc. Thanks though, I guess I'll just have to get used to getting everything on an off the trailer the way it is. I just feel like an acrobat jumping around to pull everything on an off
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  8. orlawncaresvc

    orlawncaresvc LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 962

    Get yourself one of these like we did

  9. STLTurfmanagement

    STLTurfmanagement LawnSite Member
    Messages: 51

    wow, thats nice did you custom build the bed or did you buy it like that? how long is it?
  10. Falcon50EX

    Falcon50EX LawnSite Senior Member
    from GA
    Messages: 994

    Those guys build ever thing from truck bumpers to that truck. Look up their thread they have a lot of stuff.

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