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Our new Enclosed

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by jhsmith4, Apr 15, 2008.

  1. jhsmith4

    jhsmith4 LawnSite Member
    from Ga
    Messages: 110

    Just picked up our new enclosed hauler last week, cant believe we waited so long to make the move! Its a 8x18 Horton Hybrid V-nose with side ramp. Its going to the graphics shop tomorrow, really excited! We are it out with Gridiron racking system and the flooring is rubber tread plate, a must!


  2. greenbaylawns

    greenbaylawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 563

    looks good show some pics when it's logo'ed
  3. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,801

    Nice Trailer!!
  4. milsaps118

    milsaps118 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 562

    Nice trailer. How much more for the side ramp door, wheels & floor upgrade? Is that a 48" side door?
  5. Cooter

    Cooter LawnSite Senior Member
    from NE Iowa
    Messages: 510

    Nice trailer. I really like the side door.
  6. outlaw1960

    outlaw1960 LawnSite Senior Member
    from denver
    Messages: 307

    very nice! how much? if you dont mind sharing! thanks....nice purchase....
  7. jhsmith4

    jhsmith4 LawnSite Member
    from Ga
    Messages: 110

    The trailer was fabricated with 54" side ramp and 92" on the aft ramp. It has an additional 6" of ceiling height, upgraded wheels/radials. Not bragging, it's a jam up hauler. It cost $ 5570 out the door. The Gridiron racking system was purchased from a venor who decided to discontinue selling it. I purchased a display they had taken down. The items totaled well over $500, they sold it $150, another sweet deal. We are really impressed with this enclose, pulls great loaded!
  8. bobcatnj

    bobcatnj LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 687

    what equipment are you keeping in there?
  9. ponyboy

    ponyboy LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ny
    Messages: 1,572

    nice trailer, why the side ramp and not just the door seems it might be a pain to unlosd a machine if you park close to trees, house, a curb or uneven terrain, is it that hard to unload one extra machine from the rear to get the one in the front out? seems that would be great for atvs or snow moblies and not so much for work, you would have to be careful eher you park it so to be able to utlize both doors, either way still love new equipment and like to see it lettered
  10. supercuts

    supercuts LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,806

    you stole that, i paid $5500 for my 7x18 pace used enclosed a few years ago, granted it was only a few months old but new where much more.

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