New Big Tex Trailer

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Blades of Steel, Sep 4, 2003.

  1. Blades of Steel

    Blades of Steel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 599

    Purchased a new Big Tex trailer today. Can't wait to get it. 7 x 16 landscaper, 2 gates, electric brackes. spare tire, tool racks, gate assists.

    Here's the kicker.. I don't know what color to pick. I was thinking yellow!!!! What do you guys think about that? The other option is amazon green, but everyone has the green. Basically they said I could have any color I choose.

    Help me pick!!!!! What color...... Green or Yellow


    :D :D :D
  2. Gr grass n Hi tides

    Gr grass n Hi tides LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,020

    Cool! I've got a Big Tex too.....dark blue which matches my truck exactly. I know everyone's got green but wouldn't yellow scuff up easy? Just a thought. Yellow would definitely get you noticed though.
  3. EagleLandscape

    EagleLandscape LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Garland, Texas
    Messages: 4,350

    im getting that exact trailer but without trailer brakes for $1,150, how much did you pay?:-D This guy is in Texas, might be of interest, let me know.
  4. LouisianaZJ

    LouisianaZJ LawnSite Member
    Messages: 34

  5. Blades of Steel

    Blades of Steel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 599

    Thanks for the help. I am turning my 5x12 into a leaf vacuuming machine for the winter. Just got to figure out what to with the leafs over the weekend.

    Yellow would deffinately get me noticed, but green is soooo normal. I want to stand out on the road.

    I hate easy decisions!

  6. MacLawnCo

    MacLawnCo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,847


    what color is the truck that will pull this?

    how much did you pay, as you have specked it? sounds like a nice trailer
  7. cklands

    cklands LawnSite Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 360

    Lets see some picks of the final decision.
  8. Blades of Steel

    Blades of Steel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 599

    2367 $ out the door. I am driving to the factory to pick it up in 3 weeks. Will post new pics as soon as I get it back here.

    My truck is white and uglier than the trailer behind it. I will have paid more for the truck than the trailer when it gets here

  9. hortboy

    hortboy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 170

    watch out for the wiring configuration on big-tex trailers. they run there wires through holes drilled in the frame w/ no protective wraps. After one year I had to rewire the entire trailer or continue to change fuses numerous times a day. The holes they cut had vary sharp edges. Other than that great trailer.
  10. hunter

    hunter LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 254

    Go with yellow. It will get you noticed and phone calls.


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