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Old 08-28-2012, 03:17 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by OaklandStrom View Post
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.
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