Yesterday's Tractor Co. Same-Day Parts Shipping Available
Click Here or call 800-853-2651 
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Classified Ads
Photo Ads

Community
Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Galleries
Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Articles
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs
Glossary

Miscellaneous
Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
TractorLinks.com
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life
Enter your email address to receive our newsletter!

subscribe
unsubscribe
  
Tractor Transporting Discussion Forum

Kaufmann Gooseneck

Welcome Guest, Log in or Register
Author  [Modern View]
LarryM

03-11-2012 21:21:00
76.210.69.201



Report to Moderator

I bought a Kaufmann single wheel tandem axle gooseneck with a 20' bed and a 4' beaver tail this winter. I kept looking for a single wheel trailer with 8000lbs axles. As it truns out this trailer GVWR is 18,000 lbs. It looks like a really well built trailer. It has load range F tires. Didn't know made load range F tires. Until now load range E is the highest I had seen in a 16" diamter wheel. Anyway it has almost no miles on it, less than two years old, never seen salt, and I bought it for $4400. I have olny used it once but it pulls real nice. So my question is two fold one. Is there something I need to watch out for with a load range F tire? Has anyone had any issuse with a Kaufman trailer?

[Log in to Reply]   [No Email]
Mike Pop

04-18-2012 06:32:16
207.212.113.253



Report to Moderator
 Re: Kaufmann Gooseneck in reply to LarryM, 03-11-2012 21:21:00  
I have owned a Kaufman tag along for five years now. It has about 200,000 miles on it. It has served me very well. No manufacturer defects, no other issues. Not happy about the rear light placement as they keep getting caught on things and broken. Would go with disc brakes next time. For the price, they were $2,000 less than comparable trailers and it only took ten days to build, compared to two months from other companies in the northeast.

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
Jim G

04-06-2012 07:23:52
74.92.33.161



Report to Moderator
 Re: Kaufmann Gooseneck in reply to LarryM, 03-11-2012 21:21:00  
I"ve had two (2) Kaufman trailers, the first was bought in 2000 and sold in 2004 and the second was bought in 2006 which I still have. I honestly liked the 2000 trailer better but I am not exactly sure why. It just felt different in a better way, both loaded and empty. But I am not complaining. If I sold the 2007, I would buy another Kaufman trailer without even thinking about it. Never had any manufacturing issues and the only thing I have to do periodically is fix the deck boards which pop up. But that"s normal.

[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
Tony C.

03-13-2012 13:47:35
69.127.139.162



Report to Moderator
 Re: Kaufmann Gooseneck in reply to LarryM, 03-11-2012 21:21:00  
Most 8K axles I've seen have 17.5" wheels/tires.
What size are the 16 inch load range F tires on your trailer? The 8K axles usually have 5/8" wheel studs, is that what you have?

I think you did good, maybe saved close to $2K versus new Kaufman. Good luck with it. I am looking for similar, either gooseneck or bumper pull.



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
bobs old iron

03-11-2012 23:27:03
97.124.216.116



Report to Moderator
 Re: Kaufmann Gooseneck in reply to LarryM, 03-11-2012 21:21:00  
not really,,the load range 'f' tires are common on construction, hauling low-boys equipment trailers,,,you can get them for flat/goose bed trailers, they are just a bit more lbs rated tire..if/when i need to re place my tires, i might see about 'f' range for it..as for brand of trailer, don't have any ideas..some one will chime in with info...



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
Chuck Heck

03-12-2012 04:09:36
98.102.161.2



Report to Moderator
 Re: Kaufmann Gooseneck in reply to bobs old iron, 03-11-2012 23:27:03  
I have a friend who has several Kaufman trailers for his business and he says they have served him well. No major issues.



[Log in to Reply]  [No Email]
[Options]  [Printer Friendly]  [Posting Help]  [Return to Forum]   [Log in to Reply]

Hop to:

TRACTOR   PARTS TRACTOR   MANUALS
Same-Day Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship the same day you order (M-F).  Expedited shipping available, just call!  Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors.  Compare our super low shipping rates!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor.  We are a Company you can trust and have generous return policies!   Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ More Info ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2014 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters