It's green, matches nothing but it pulls like a diesel train. We pull our 12K 2+1 with an 08 F-450. As a participant on this forum, it is your responsibility to know and follow our rules. Discussion and disagreement are inevitable and encouraged; personal insults, diatribes and sniping comments are unproductive and unacceptable. Members may use the forums to ask for general recommendations of trainers, barns, shippers, farriers, etc. I am very leery of super-light trailers due to concerns about strength and engineering shortcuts.
If you are going through mountains, I would be looking at a much larger truck for either trailer. I hauled a steel 6 horse with 6 horses and a pony up over Jelico mountain and never knew it was back there. Refer to the following points for general guidelines: Board members may ask for suggestions on breeding stallion recommendations. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of the individual and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Chronicle of the Horse. You are going to run out of tongue weight before you run out of trailer weight. That 12,400 number is best case empty truck. Whether a subject is light-hearted or serious, keep posts focused on the current topic and of general interest to other participants of that thread.
I have a 04 ford f350 diesel dually, king ranch is this technically a super duty? Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of the individual and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Chronicle of the Horse. So 4 horses with tack 1500 lbs each. Of course the seller say they towed it with a f350. Figure your empty truck at 8,000 pounds plus whatever you put in it including people. Advertising Policy Specifics When in doubt of whether something you want to post constitutes advertising, please contact a moderator privately in advance for further clarification.
Do not post copyrighted photographs unless you have purchased that photo and have permission to do so. Theres a trails west 4h that is 5600+ empty. Excessive promotion of a stallion by its owner or related parties is not permitted and will be addressed at the discretion of the moderators. That link above puts my truck at 12400-12600 lbs of loaded gooseneck weight. Wondering if a 6 horse without living quarters would be over doing it? That would be way beyond what I could haul even if wasn't full.
The tightly monitored forum permits free listings of genuinely free horses and items available or wanted on a limited basis. Please read this message in its entirety. The sundowner 6h weighs between 8-9000lbs, or atleast that's what the dealer said. So 4 horses with tack 1500 lbs each. That link above puts my truck at 12400-12600 lbs of loaded gooseneck weight. That would be pretty much at my max.
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That would be pretty much at my max. My rule of thumb is to add a 1 to the first number of the truck to determine the number of horses you can haul. Theres a trails west 4h that is 5600+ empty. What weight of trailer should I be looking at? How much can I safely and legally tow? While members may ask for general opinions and suggestions on equipment, trailers, trucks, etc. Your name and email is not exposed to Forum users, only the Screen Name is accessible or viewable. Members may not solicit other members for business if it is not in response to a direct, genuine query.
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