Preliminarily, you should look at and operate some skids to get an idea of how much of a trailer you will need before making any final decisions.
It is challenging to transport attachments like forks and Harley rakes in dump trailers while still hauling your bucket on the skid, so you may want to consider purchasing a dump trailer now and again when you purchase a skid.
However, I’m sure others make a living towing a dump trailer. In addition, it might be difficult to secure your equipment in a dump trailer since the machine is encased and it is difficult to reach around the unit, making it difficult to tie down.
Hawk and moritz are top of the line. i have a bri mar 7×14 14k and have but a bobcat in the back. just make sure your truck can pull all that weight. its scary backing down on the ramps out of a dump trailer.
Both the back-on and pull-off are good ideas. Backing off with a backhoe or a mini ex is not something I want to do; but, there are times when it is the only option.
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The only time I’ve ever dropped something down the ramps was when I backed off. Thanks to my dad, who had a backhoe go off the ramps when the right rear brake stopped up,
I’ve never had a problem with a four-wheeler backing out of my deck over the trailer.
A high-quality trailer with a wide range of choices, such as LED lighting as standard, is one I’d suggest considering if you’re shopping for a new trailer.
The tires are the only part where they’ve cut corners. As a result, all manufacturers are attempting to reduce their prices. I’d take that deal if you’re willing to sell it to me for what you stated.
A 3/4-ton truck can tow a dump trailer with a skid in it just well. And yes, I would recommend purchasing a dump trailer now rather than waiting to get a skid because you will almost always have the labor and money to do so.