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i have a 14ft open trailer with trimer racks tool box gas rack ect i know they cost more but this time of year i can get a 05 16ft used enclosed for $2000 whet are the pros and cons of open to enclosed trailer
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Now I'm getting one!
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You can pee in an enclosed trailer in a pinch.

I think everybody should trade their trailer in for an enclosed
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I'm seriously considering it now. Really.
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Same here.. or build myself a port-a-potty LOL
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i have a 14ft open trailer with trimer racks tool box gas rack ect i know they cost more but this time of year i can get a 05 16ft used enclosed for $2000 whet are the pros and cons of open to enclosed trailer
I have a 7x14 open trailer.it is used for everything I do,including hauling mulch,and landscape clean up debris.
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Closed trailers provide you with better security for your equipment but are more expensive.

Open trailers are cheaper and allow you to more easily dump things into and out of them.

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Here's my opinion

I think an open trailer is as handy for hauling equipment. The only factor that's different if its raining your equipment won't be wet. The open concept you can get some branches/haul some stuff away. The only option if you do own an enclosed trailer would be to have a separate dump trailer (but not sure if it's worth buying 2 trailers)

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I have an enclosed trailer 7x16 that acts as a billboard on wheels. I wouldn't have it any other way. It has my logo, website, phone number. I also have an open 18ft trailer for hauling the tractor and bulk mulch. I will never have anything but an enclosed trailer!
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