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New Homemade Trailer

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by mikeylikesit5805, Apr 7, 2008.

  1. mikeylikesit5805

    mikeylikesit5805 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Kent OH
    Messages: 336

    hi all, just thought i would show you my new project, over the winter i built a 6x12 trailer. for my walkbehind. this is going to be my first season that i have more than 10 accounts lol, enjoy and if you have any suggestions i would love to hear them.


  2. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,582

    Looks good can you get more pics?

    do you have Reflective Tape on it?
  3. prizeprop

    prizeprop LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 822

    Nice job! Does it have a ramp?, hard to tell with the garbage cans there.
  4. mikeylikesit5805

    mikeylikesit5805 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Kent OH
    Messages: 336

    yea its got a gate, its short because it the whole trailer tilts, it might prove to be a problem with more than one mower, but i will deal with that when it happens. And yes i do have some reflective tape on it. I have a few stripes on the back and a few on the tongue, I've walked into one two many times :dizzy: I will try and get some more pics up soon.
  5. GroundEffects125

    GroundEffects125 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 288

    Looks nice
  6. deere615

    deere615 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,676

    Nice. My dad built a trailer too, I will get pics of it up sometime...
  7. M&SLawnCare

    M&SLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 306

    It could be the view, but the tougne looks extremly light. Be sure to not overload it. Otherwise looks good
  8. stevenf

    stevenf LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,612

    How much did it cost to build it? Ive been thinking of building my own but it seems it wouldnt be worth it. Any suggestions on where to get cheap metal (material)?
  9. RWS

    RWS LawnSite Member
    Messages: 153

    Nice job. Good luck with it.
  10. mngrassguy

    mngrassguy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,167

    Looks great!!! Are the tail-lights on the trailer or the tailgate? I had mine on the trailer but broke them all the time. I moved them to the gate but that wouldn't work on a tilt trailer. Otherwise, nice job

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