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#1 backwoods OFFLINE  

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Posted March 23, 2016 - 10:50 AM

Ok guys im looking for a trailer around a 6x14 or 7x16 to haul my tractors has anyone owned one from tractor supply, Lowe's , or home depot. An if so how well do you like is dislike it. Or should I keep shopping around other places.
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Posted March 23, 2016 - 11:12 AM

If I can get 4 gts on a 6x12 I'll go that route

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Posted March 23, 2016 - 11:23 AM

I have a small one from them, had to retire it and move the light to where they should've been, but other than that, it tows well and is handy.
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Posted March 23, 2016 - 11:34 AM

WHEW!  I saw the title and thought of Casey right away.  You should be able to get 4 GTs on a 6 x 12 depending on whether they have attachments and what those attachments might be.  If they have mower decks, you may want to look bigger.  No attachments and just for show, you should be fine but you may want to consider the weight.


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Posted March 23, 2016 - 11:34 AM

6x12 would be awful tight.  I can get 4 comfortably on a 7x16, with room for attachments mounted for shows, etc.  I might be able to get away with 14' length, but definitely not 12, and definitely no narrower than 7'.  I rub the rails on each side.  I would actually like to go longer, but 16' is already long enough for those tractor chasing roadtrips for 1 or 2 machines.

 

 

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Posted March 23, 2016 - 11:37 AM

I have a 6 1/2 x 12. I can get four on, with out decks, and depending on which ones. 72" is to tight to get them side by side, even 78" is tight. Most GTs are 36"s wide, give or take some. My trailer is a Load Trail brand. Been good so far, 4 years now or so. Never really like the tailgate on it. One piece, very heavy. And trailer is a little to high, hard to get tractor on some times if you have a front or rear attachment on. But I have gotten use to it.

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Posted March 23, 2016 - 11:45 AM

Keep in mind you need about 7' per tractor so you have room to strap them down so I'd go with the 14' if it were me. Do not buy a trailer from tsc or Lowe's or home depot, there all made by the same company and I had an 8' that the tongue folded up on when it was a year old just hauling one cub cadet. Save your money and go to an actual trailer dealer to buy one, the quality will be much better. I recently got an 18' car hauler for hauling my cubs and I can fit 5 on with plenty of room.
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Posted March 23, 2016 - 12:38 PM

7 By 12.   I have a 6 by 12 I need a 7 by 12.



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Posted March 23, 2016 - 02:27 PM

If you think you need a 6'x12' go bigger!

 

I am looking at Gator made and PJ trailers. 

 

1500 will get you a new 6x12.  I think that's the route I'm going.


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Posted March 23, 2016 - 04:30 PM

I would make sure it has brakes on both axles.


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Posted March 23, 2016 - 05:44 PM

I too am looking a trailers too so I can tow my Bolens. Storage and security is an issue for me. Over in the UK, Ifor Williams and Indespension trailers are the one to go for. It would be good to be able to get two TF Bolens on it or one LF on it.

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Posted March 23, 2016 - 06:25 PM

I won't be adding attachments it'll be a guaranteed 3 tractors the 110 an 300 JD an the cub 70 maybe the tiller attached to the 300.

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Posted March 23, 2016 - 06:57 PM

If you get a wider trailer, make sure the lighting is DOT compliant.

I bought a 83" wide trailer and the lighting WAS NOT correct for the "over 80" wide" trailer.


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Posted March 23, 2016 - 08:59 PM

Rules to trailers: one too small... One two big... All the others are just right... Unless it wont fit... New trailer.
I have a 3000 gvwr homemade 4x8: good for one garden tractor, no mower deck, mabey an implement.
I have a 3000 gvwr homemade 6x10: good for one garden tractor with attachments, or two small garden tractors.
I have a 5500 gvwr 5.5x12 tilt: good for Farmall Cub, small forklift (under 4000 pounds), etc.
Just added a tandem 7000 gvwr 6.5x16 landscape type for 3-4 garden tractor loads.
And a 10,000 gvwr 6.5x16 equipment trailer for well, bigger tractors.
So far I am happy, but I think I need one more still lol.
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Posted March 24, 2016 - 09:10 AM

My experience with trailers is get the largest one you can afford, extra room isn't near as bad as lack of room.


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