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Single Axle or Dual Axle

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Monroe'sLawnCare, Dec 24, 2012.

  1. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,165

    I would say go tandem axle if its your only trailer. Its nice to be able to get a few yards mulch, 15 or so plants and mowers on at the same time for a daily route. No need to make a seperate run to do a job when you're already there to mow. If your goal is to have brakes they should be on every wheel on every trailer anyhow.
  2. LandFakers

    LandFakers LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 6,309

    Couldnt have said it better
  3. Moose's Mowing

    Moose's Mowing LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 452

    no can't say I have. but I didn't use that trailer much in the rain anyhow. stopping wasn't an issue but I was fairly light most times and towing with a 2500. it would have been real nice to have trailer brakes tho.

    ps, sorry about the spelling in my last post, I posted from my iPhone
  4. Landrus2

    Landrus2 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,021

    You will love a dual when you get a flat tire:weightlifter:
  5. turfbuilder

    turfbuilder LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from WI
    Messages: 554

    Get a dual axle and I promise you won't regret that decision.

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