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Equipment trailers

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by JimMarshall, Nov 3, 2015.

  1. JimMarshall

    JimMarshall Senior Member
    from NW PA
    Messages: 785

    I need a new one, local dealers sell top hat and CAM Superline. Any opinions?
  2. leigh

    leigh PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,990

    What weight range?
  3. JimMarshall

    JimMarshall Senior Member
    from NW PA
    Messages: 785

    Looking 22 foot, 16 foot tilt, 14k lbs
  4. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,382

    I bought a Cam Superline dump bed insert for a truck in Buffalo this spring and it seems to be quality except 2 things...the ram started leaking a week later (they sent me a new one) but them or the dealer never offered to pay for someone to install it and the stake pockets on the side rails weren't even with each other from side to side which was a real pain when we made our new leaf box. Other than that I think they're built a bit heavier duty than a lot of others out there. Where is this dealer?
  5. JimMarshall

    JimMarshall Senior Member
    from NW PA
    Messages: 785

    McCandless Ford on Mercer is who I am getting a quote from, unless you have a different recommendation up your way
  6. peteo1

    peteo1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,659

    Check out Appalachian over in Salem Ohio. We bought a 16k deckover trailer 5 years ago and it has been the best trailer I've ever had
  7. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,992

    Cam superline makes a FINE trailer. their split tilt is VERY popular.
  8. leigh

    leigh PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,990

    I got 13 years out of my pequea trailer. Replaced it with a Kaufman which has been trouble free so far,no issues with tires,electrical or paint finish.And its tough to beat the price if that's an issue.Whatever you decide,I would upgrade the tires,those cheap tires that come stock on many trailers are junk.
  9. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,855

    I have a Pequea deckover as well. I don't even remember when we bought it, but it's well over 10 years old and going strong. Haven't even replaced a deckboard yet.
  10. mike6256

    mike6256 Senior Member
    Messages: 286

    I also run a Kaufman 16K 3yrs now no issues, very happy for the price.
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2015
  11. icebreaker

    icebreaker Member
    Messages: 80

    Try Bennett trailer sales in Salem oh good people they sale corn pro
  12. icebreaker

    icebreaker Member
    Messages: 80

    Whoops they also sell Moritz and quality trailers
  13. icebreaker

    icebreaker Member
    Messages: 80

    And also Moritz and quality
  14. John_DeereGreen

    John_DeereGreen PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,888

    Moritz International. If you don't have a dealer close it's worth the drive.

    Peaqua would be second for me.

    No experience with Cam stuff, but everyone that has them seems to brag them up, they just seem pricy.
  15. JimMarshall

    JimMarshall Senior Member
    from NW PA
    Messages: 785

    Thanks for all the advice guys, after having several dealers who wouldn't return my call, I bought a CAM yesterday.
  16. JimMarshall

    JimMarshall Senior Member
    from NW PA
    Messages: 785

    Pricing didn't seem out of line for what I got vs quotes from other manufacturers
  17. abbe

    abbe Senior Member
    from RI
    Messages: 719

    I bought a brand new Kauffman. 22' long with a 8' platform and 14' of tilt deck. Seems to be holding up great so far and I optioned it up with nice Firestone tires and some other stuff like dual jacks. I think it was around $6k delivered factory direct.
  18. Metro Lawn

    Metro Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,302

    I just picked up a new Griffin trailer. Was a few bucks more than the same size from PJ and Big Tex, but it weighs 2000 lbs more. I am wondering where the other guys cut corners to lose 2000 lbs. Plus they painted it red for me instead of black.




  19. JimMarshall

    JimMarshall Senior Member
    from NW PA
    Messages: 785

    What the heck is GVWR on that thing?
  20. kimber750

    kimber750 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,641

    Well over what that 2500 will ever be able to tow. :laughing:

    I like the CAM trailers, priced well. Local dealer used to carry CAM and they were nice trailers.