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Pricing trailers

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by jeffslawnservice, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. jeffslawnservice

    jeffslawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 830

    I was wondering if there is a websit for trailer like theres is for cars. (Kelly Blue Book) I am not really to sure on the price of trailers. If there is a website can you let me know thanks. The trailer I am looking at is a 2004 6x12 enclosed Carmate. side door, back ramp, new spare tire. The guy is asking 2500 is this a good deal or not. Thanks again.
     
  2. MikeKle

    MikeKle LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,253

    I am pretty sure there is a "blue book" for trailers, but to be sure, just call a trailer dealer, they would know for sure, or a bank would also have this book. I think it is tied in to the equipment blue book?
     
  3. jeffslawnservice

    jeffslawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 830

    Ok thanks. I'll have to look it up.
     
  4. South Florida Lawns

    South Florida Lawns LawnSite Platinum Member
    from usa
    Messages: 4,784

    Look up a similar trailer in the bargin trader or craigslist and see what they are going for locally.

    Don't call a trailer dealer and ask for an opinion on a price thats not gonna help you any.
     
  5. jeffslawnservice

    jeffslawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 830

    The trailer is from craigslist. But a few similar ones on there went for any where from $2200-$2800 so I guess its a decent price. If I can get him down to $2500 I'll be happy. Thanks for the input.
     
  6. overtime mp

    overtime mp LawnSite Member
    Messages: 112

    For a 12ft that seems high I can get a 16ft closed for 3200 new
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  7. DuallyVette

    DuallyVette LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,629

    size isn't everything. You can get 6x12 that's sturdy, or one than flaps in the wind. Compare the price of a new trailer of the same model with the used one.
     
  8. MikeKle

    MikeKle LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,253

    You can get an enclosed 16ft brand new for $3200? Whats the company if you do not mind? what brand of trailer? I would be very interested in these! Pm me if you want.
     
  9. overtime mp

    overtime mp LawnSite Member
    Messages: 112

    Trailer is a cargo mate I think its what's at my dealer in town. Ill check again to.
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