|What does G.V.W. mean?
Gross vehicle weight
is the total weight of the empty trailer and the load in or
on the trailer
What sizes of trailers are available?
axle, (one axle) trailers come in 5’ 6’ 7’ wide.
Lengths start at 8’ and are built every 2 feet. Tandem
axle, (two axles) come in 6’, 7’, 8’ and
8.5 wide lengths start at 12’ and are built every 2’ in
What colors are available?
Eleven (11) colors are available
on the enclosed trailers and four (4) colors on open or flatbed
If a trailer is not in stock, how long does it take to order?
Never less than three (3) weeks and seldom more than eight
How much weight can I tow?
Check your owners manual which
will list both towing weight and gross combined weight, which
is for tow vehicle, cargo inside of it, the empty weight of
the trailer and the cargo inside of it.
How much does it cost to register the trailer?
is different, but generally it is around $20.00 per year.
Is insurance required?
Check your policy or call your agent,
but generally the regular liability insurance of the tow vehicle
covers the trailers.
What type of maintenance is needed on trailers?
exterior surfaces of enclosed trailers and the painted parts
on open trailers a good wash 2-3 times a year will keep the
finish looking new.
If a coat of wax is used on your enclosed
trailer when new, it will add many years of like new looks.
Mechanical maintenance consists of repacking wheel bearings
once a year, checking all electrical and mechanical systems.
An inspection should be made each time you use your trailer
to see if all systems are working correctly and if something
needs repair before you use it.