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Re: Need Trailer Advice

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George Marsh

03-17-2012 16:19:47

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Perhaps I read the post wrong. $800 for axles. My spare tire and rim to fit 7k axles ran $225 each, that's $900 for wheels. He will need a battery and break away switch. How good is his old deck? Does it need replaced? Did a certified welder put his trailer together? Does the old trailer track straight?

I sold my 15 year old 7k 16 ft utility trailer for $1200 and put another $2000 for a new one with no regrets.

The way I see it, he is looking at half the price, or more, of a new trailer to fix up the old trailer, not $60.

I would go with a new trailer if he wants to be on the road. Stay with the old trailer if he wants to use around the farm.

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03-17-2012 16:30:44

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 Re: Need Trailer Advice in reply to George Marsh, 03-17-2012 16:19:47  
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Never implied 60 to get it in tip top shape. In your first post you made it sound like not having a break away box was a big deal. Was at Napa this afternoon and he has one on the shelf with everything including the battery, battery box, switch, and the wiring needed for 49.99.
I myself am a thrifty person and would rather spend 1/2 the price of a new trailer and fix up my old trailer and use that other 1/2 on something else or put it into my savings account. Somebody once told me "you don't get rich by spending all your money".

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