Posted by Jason Kozlowski on January 02, 2013 at 15:08:56 from (18.104.22.168):
It seems like most trailer manufacturers are now offering hydraulic dovetails for goosenecks. I like the idea, but it seems there are only a couple that will actually support weight, the others are not much more than a powered ramp. as they are rated. It seems that most let the weight rest on the cylinder pins, or at the best, they have seperate support props. Most don't tell you what they are rated. So does anyone own one, and how have you used it? The big question is, can you haul the weight you want on the tail?
I found one that rated the tail at only 3,000 lbs, but said it would lift 10,000. Bute trailers rates their tail to 7,500lb, and says it will lift over 11,000 lbs. They are the only one I have found rated that high. Red Rhino is building a trailer with a very heavy sliding lock, there is no rating, but it must be capable of holding weight.
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 ]
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.