trailer wall height

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by yard sloth, Aug 28, 2004.

  1. yard sloth

    yard sloth LawnSite Member
    Messages: 76

    hi, I'm thinking of upgrading from my current 5 x 10 trailer to a 6 or 6.5 x 12 or 14 ft. size with rear and side gate. What would the advantages be of getting one with 4 ft. walls instead of the standard 1 ft. walls? I like that on short walls mower handles can hang over, and you can load / unload small stuff ( trash cans, branches, etc. ) over the sides. I guess taller walls might have a security advantage though. any suggestions? thanks
  2. youngdude

    youngdude LawnSite Member
    Messages: 152

    You wont have to worry about losing as much mulch with the 4ft walls, thats if you put mulch in the trailer.
  3. Old Red

    Old Red LawnSite Member
    Messages: 187

    I have two foot metal sides with a six inch rail on top of that. Nice for securing things but I stretch to reach the something on the floor, like a strap or bungee, if I'm standing outside of it.
  4. lawncare3

    lawncare3 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,981

    I have 34" wooden sides and if I didn't have them I wouldn't be able to put as much deck/grass/leaves without em. Best $150 spent.
  5. lawncare3

    lawncare3 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,981

    Update. I just moved 6 yards of decking and without the sides it wouldn't be possible

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