A Beginners Guide To Trailers
It is now a familiar sight to see landscape trailers everywhere. In a commercial landscaping business, it is quite difficult to do things around the business without a landscape trailer, almost everyone in the business owns one. Most of these landscape trailers might look the same and the only difference that would matter are the different varieties that works in contrasting ways.
There can be an open landscape trailer, and there are some that are enclosed. You can tell the very basic feature of landscape trailer whether it is close or enclosed. An important advantage of landscape trailers that are enclosed is the security from theft. It would cost a lot more compared to the open landscape trailers and this is an obvious setback for the enclosed trailers. Many people prefer to buy an open type landscape trailer since it is more cheaper compared to enclosed landscape trailers. Most people are now starting to find ways on how to afford a close type of landscape trailers because of ongoing threats of equipment theft.
How much hauling capacity is needed matters mostly on the weight of the landscape trailer. You should be aware that the amount of hauling capacity for these landscape trailers will depend mostly on what you are trying to haul. That is were these interested costumers must need to do a research on before buying a landscape trailer. You should always remember that the weight of a certain equipment is not known by even the most reliable landscape trailer. You need to determine these numbers by yourself if you are planning to buy a landscape trailer. You should also be aware that the dealer of the landscape trailer you are planning to buy can not tell you the capacity you need.
An open trailer with a 6 x 12 single axle is roughly estimated to hold a capacity of more than 2,000 pounds. The hauling capacity of a landscape trailer cannot be determined by mere the size alone. You should also take in consideration that a trailer with the same tandem axle can have an even bigger capacity so discussing the specific weight ratings of each trailer with the dealer is important for you to match the right trailer for you business.
You should keep in mind that an enclosed type of landscape trailer will always weigh heavier than the open type landscape trailer. Given everything else is equal, an enclosed type of landscape trailer will have a slightly less hauling capacity than an open type landscape trailer.
These landscape trailers have a typical range of 6 to 8 feet more in width. A longer or steeper ramp is needed on an open type landscape trailer because it will require a higher deck over than between the wheels.