Selling trailer, need advice on price

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by michaeldan, May 19, 2006.

  1. michaeldan

    michaeldan LawnSite Member
    from N. TX.
    Messages: 4

    I'm thinking about selling my used trailer and don't have any idea how much to ask for it. It is a converted flatbed about 4 yrs old. Any Advice?

    -16 ft Trailer
    -New floor
    -With storage and racks
    -New wiring
    -Painted 1 year ago

  2. fastg60

    fastg60 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    around here that would go for ~$1100
  3. carcrz

    carcrz LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,085

    Since you moved & don't have anywhere to put it, hows about I just come over & pick it up to get it out of your way. :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
  4. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,967

    2 things, trailers don't really depreciate and the price of steel is very high right now. That being said, look around your area and see what can be had and how they're built compared to yours. That's what I would do.
  5. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    This is true, very true... Used is still cheaper than new just not that much.
    Like my 6x12x2 I bought 5 years ago for 1500 I could sell today for 900 and in 5 years for that much, providing nothing is wrong with it.

    So I would say the earlier quote of 1100 is about right.

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