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Trailer Capacity

pjnlandscape

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
 

snowjeep

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

360ci

LawnSite Bronze Member
Location
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.
 
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