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I started June 1 and am up to 21 customers. I just have a self-propelled troy-built mower, but am looking to purchase a gravely walk-behind 36" in the next month or so. To use that I need a trailer.

I'm only considering the enclosed trailers. Other than when I was in the Army, I've never pulled a trailer. I drive a trailblazer and am confused as to what the gvw is, the tongue weight, how to load it, etc. I've been reading http://www.hitchinfo.com/ , but I'm not getting this. How do I know where to put the mower in the trailer to not exceed the recommended tongue weight, but not so far back that the rear of the truck is loose?
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