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  1. Chris Winters
    April 19, 2017 @ 8:09 am

    I can see why you would want to consider hydraulics and side rails when buying a custom trailer. My wife and I want to get a trailer that could carry all of our camping gear. It would nice to find one with a top to protect everything from the rain.

  2. Tyler Meredith
    April 25, 2017 @ 6:21 pm

    It’s interesting to read about some of the cosmetic and functionality factors to consider in a custom trailer. It makes sense that the tires, suspension, and even the finish could all affect the trailer to choose. For me, I don’t care for the look of the trailer as long as it’s a quality product that will work for what I need and last a long time.

  3. Tiffany Locke
    May 8, 2017 @ 9:26 pm

    A trailer that is built to your needs and wants could ensure that it does what’s necessary. Getting the proper hitches, whether it’s a bumper pull, gooseneck, or pintel, would be important to ensure it works properly. When choosing a hitch, you’d probably want to ensure you get one that is strong enough to carry the trailer you buy and work with your type of vehicle.

  4. Rachel Lannister
    May 11, 2017 @ 12:43 pm

    In the article you wrote that when choosing a trailer, you should make sure you consider what you will be hauling, how heavy it will be, and if you’ll need anything to help safely haul your equipment. My brother has been wanting to get a trailer for some of his lawn equipment, as he takes it every weekend to my mother’s to help her take care of her lawn. Since his mower is fairly big, he’ll need to get a trailer with a ramp that is fairly wide and sturdy so that there isn’t ever an issue when loading.

  5. Annika Larson
    May 17, 2017 @ 6:46 pm

    Since my family loves to ride dirt bikes, we are looking for a trailer to haul our bikes. We want to make sure it has the right features to properly strap everything in and protect it from the weather. As you said, there are some many things to consider including the functionality and cosmetic features. I hadn’t thought about painted floors, but we’ll have to consider all that as well.

  6. Sam Wilkins
    September 13, 2017 @ 8:53 pm

    I like how you listed the different possibilities a trailer could be used for. My uncle is thinking of getting a trailer for hauling building materials. He’ll have to see what trailer he needs and if his vehicle can handle it.

  7. Callum Palmer
    January 9, 2018 @ 5:54 pm

    These are some great questions and I really like that one of them is about hydraulics. After all, most people wouldn’t think of it, but hydraulics can really help out if you’re picking a trailer. They can be particularly great if you need a tilt trailer or anything like that.

  8. Vivian Black
    May 21, 2018 @ 8:44 am

    After my trailer was damaged in a storm several months ago, I have been trying to decide whether to purchase a new trailer or to fix my old one. I thought it was interesting that you mentioned the importance of considering how heavy the equipment you’re hauling is and how long the trailer will need to be before you make a decision about the purchase of a trailer. Thank you for the tips to consider when choosing a trailer!

  9. Olivia Nelson
    June 29, 2018 @ 5:28 pm

    I agree that you want to consider what color of trailer you want. It would be good to consider cosmetic things like this in order to know that you are getting a good deal. My husband and I are looking for a trailer, so we’ll have to consider the color.

  10. Burt Silver
    July 2, 2018 @ 1:35 pm

    I really like these tips and ideas that you shared for getting a trailer. I may have to take these things more into consideration. Hopefully, I can find a good trailer for the specific task that I need to complete.

  11. JJ
    July 6, 2018 @ 5:44 pm

    These are some great questions to ask. I really like that second question of weight capacity. Not overloading your trailer is a great way to expand its lifespan.

  12. Jocelyn McDonald
    May 3, 2019 @ 9:07 am

    My husband wants to start his own lawn care business, but first he needs to get a trailer he can use to haul around his landscaping supplies. Your article had some great tips he could use to choose a trailer, and I liked how you said he should consider if his vehicle could pull the size of trailer he wants, and if he needs a bumper pull, pintel hitch, or gooseneck. Thanks; I’ll share this with my husband to help him get a utility trailer for his future lawn care company.

  13. Daphne Gilpin
    May 29, 2019 @ 12:26 pm

    Thanks for explaining that we should decide if we want a metallic or matte finish on our trailer. My husband and I want to buy a flatbed trailer soon. Your tips should help us end up with the best trailer for our needs.

  14. Dennis Sanchez
    August 14, 2019 @ 2:29 pm

    I like that you mentioned that when buying a trailer it is important that it is built to your needs and specifications. I imagine this is true for commercial uses but I would think that this would be very important in industrial fields. It would be interesting to learn more about what kind of custom trailers oil companies use.

  15. Zachary Tomlinson
    March 12, 2020 @ 12:27 am

    Thanks for helping me understand what we should consider in buying a trailer. My uncle owns a farm and he’s thinking of buying one to help him deliver more products to his customers. I find it interesting when you mentioned that the trailer should be built to one’s needs and wants, so I’m betting that my uncle wants it colored red and gold, and is able to carry a huge load of shipments.

  16. Kate Hansen
    August 3, 2020 @ 4:12 pm

    It was really helpful when you said to consider how heavy your equipment is. My neighbor was telling me last night about how he is needing to find a trailer for his work truck in a couple of weeks, and he wants to make sure that he chooses the right one for him. I’ll make sure to pass this information along to him so that he can know how to find the right trailer for his truck.

  17. Megan Alder
    October 2, 2020 @ 8:59 am

    My husband and I want to buy a utility trailer, and we are looking for advice to choose it. I like that you said you should consider what are you looking to haul, its weight, diameter, and other things. I will talk to my husband about it so know what to choose.