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Trailer Capacity


LawnSite Member
I have a carry on 5x8 trailer with a wood floor and a 2000lbs GVW. the Trailer weighs approximately 500lbs making the capacity 1500lbs. how many yards of mulch do you think this trailer will hold without being crushed? Any help is good help, thanks.

2001 Chevy S10 Ext. Cab
carry on 5x8
Bobcat 36 WB
Redmax EBZ7001
Redmax and Echo Handhelds


LawnSite Senior Member
West Seneca,NY
1.5 yards safe 2 would be max if it fits but thats pushing it.


LawnSite Bronze Member
Kitchener, ON
I wouldn't go over 2 cubic yards. If the mulch is wet, don't forget to take that into consideration as it'll affect your weight quite a bit.