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Re: Trailer weight

To: Ian Miller <>
Subject: Re: Trailer weight
From: Jim Juhas <>
Date: Mon, 04 Aug 2003 16:17:43 -0400
For comparison, my 18' enclosed Wells Cargo with a 7700# gvw and a ramp rear 
weighs in around 2900# empty. And that's a lot of extra structure, it seems to
me, over what an open bed of the same length is.

Ian Miller wrote:

> I often borrow a friends trailer to tow my car to events.  It is a average
> steel frame dove tail, open trailer with a wood deck and 2 3500lb axels, 18'
> in length.  I usually assume the weight to be about 2000lbs.  I'm renting an
> RV for my next trip and I need to get a little better guess at the weight,
> but I don't have axcess to the trailer right now.  Anyone have a similar
> trailer and know the weight?
> Thanks
> Ian

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