who makes it?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by kawasaki guy, Aug 21, 2012.

  1. kawasaki guy

    kawasaki guy LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from USA
    Messages: 16,934

    who makes these trailer?

  2. ecurbthims

    ecurbthims LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 493

    from the colour and highly detailed photo ,I think its manufactured by smurfs .Seriously ,any trailer company makes units like that,nothing special about it .
  3. kawasaki guy

    kawasaki guy LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from USA
    Messages: 16,934

    they will be hard to find. the smurfs tv show is the only thing i see. do you know the address of their website?
  4. ParkWelding

    ParkWelding LawnSite Member
    Messages: 182

    I know Post #2 was a joke. I seriously hope that Post #3 was as well.

    It looks like any other common landscape trailer I have seen.
  5. PlantscapeSolutions

    PlantscapeSolutions LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,012

    That's actually a poorly built trailer. If you look at the tongue it is welded to the trailer making the trailer structurally weaker. In an accident I have seen trailer like this split in two or the bow up into the air like an upside down V.

    You want a trailer where the shop knows how to bend the steel so you have a solid piece of steel running the whole length of the trailer. The ramp needs another pair of uprights to help keep the expanded metal better supported to prevent bowing or blow outs.

    If you had a closer shot there may be other shortcuts like angle iron used on the ramp uprights instead of boxed tube steel that is more rigid. No electric brakes or brakes on just one axle.
  6. OakNut

    OakNut LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,104

    Nobody ever suggested that Smurfs were experts at engineering or welding.


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