Originally Posted by OaklandStrom
The reason I ended up with a 14x7 is that it was the smallest trailer I could find with tandem axles. Each axle (in general) has a 3,500# capacity, if it has brakes. A single axle trailer is good for 3,500# and a tandem is good for 7,000#.
I also like the security of a second set of wheels on the ground.
I agree on the second axle, I think it's much easier on the tires to spread the weight out.