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Open or enclosed Trailer, that is the question

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by FCS Services, Jun 1, 2007.

  1. FCS Services

    FCS Services LawnSite Member
    Messages: 147

    I need a bigger trailer.... I currently mostly use a 6x12 open trailer. Once loaded with my ZTR (with bagger) and push mower it's pretty full, could get 1 more 21 on there. I also have a 6x8? open tilt bed trailer and a 18 foot car hauler which I use to haul cars or heavy items or a lot of stuff, it doesn't get used a lot.

    So the question is, what should I upgrade to?? a larger open trailer (how large) or a large enclo$ed trailer (how large). what are the main advantages and disadvantages of both??

    any input would be very helpful.

    Thanks
     
  2. EMJ

    EMJ LawnSite Member
    Messages: 200

    You can get more stuff on an open trailer, than you can put in a open trailer of the same size. Taking that into consideration I have an enclosed trailer for the ease of storage and security. Not to mention my equipment does not get caught out in the rain.
     

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