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Kauffman trailers ?????

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by jkiser96, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. jkiser96

    jkiser96 Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    I am looking at buying a Kauffman tilt trailer, 14,000 GVW rating. I am looking for peoples opinions on these trailers. Thanks guys:drinkup:
  2. Camden

    Camden PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,604

    I see a lot of guys at the Minneapolis Auto Auction using their 3 car wedge trailers and every guy I've talked to about them says "good trailer for the price". So I take that to mean it's not the best available but it's good enough.
  3. DuallySnoPusher

    DuallySnoPusher Senior Member
    Messages: 114

    I work with a guy that has a 18ft deckover 15000 with the pop up dove tail. Its an alright trailer for the money. I personally stick with cronkhite, belshe, brooksbrothers, the bigger name in trailers because you get what you pay for. If you wouldn't use it everyday then its probably a good deal.
  4. johndeereguy

    johndeereguy Senior Member
    from Iowa
    Messages: 158

    I looked into buying from them, seemed like good trailer. Accually they told me they are on of the biggest manufactuing co of trailers. I think most are made about the same, good luck with it
  5. silvercity

    silvercity Senior Member
    Messages: 117

    I had one custom built by them and drove down to the factory to pick it up....Great trailer and very nice people to deal with...
  6. SD-Dave

    SD-Dave Senior Member
    from Vermont
    Messages: 237

    I had a 14K Kaufman deckover tilt....pretty heavy duty but didn't haul that well....tracking was mediocre....other trailers I have owned did much better over the road.

    Just purchased a new Cam Superliner 16K deckover semi-tilt 24' long....really nice trailer....fit finish light etc. top shelf....was pricey but quality seems well worth it.

    Check out Cam....will be worth your time.