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  1. #11
    Platinum Member
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    Feb 2005
    Central WI

    Default Re: trailer question

    Not sure how big the tractor itself is compared to my 3720, but I'm at 20' with my 3720 and depending what implements I carry I'm hanging over. Typically just the tail wheel on the MX.

    Like frencht points out additional length is really handy to tune tongue weight.
    JD3720 300CX FEL, 48" forks, MX-5, RB1172, BB1172 air seat susp
    JD 455 2 wheel steer
    JD x750-Auto Connect w/60" HC deck

  2. #12
    Platinum Member Henri88's Avatar
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    Nov 2009
    Northern N.B.
    2008 JD 2305, 800hr

    Default Re: trailer question

    My 2305 with the blower and the ballast box including the rear quickhitch comes to 14'. The FEL is actually a little shorter if I recall right. Henri

    How could you be told I was french?

    Rotary cutter 4' Howse , mid mount mower 54'' , f.e. loader 200CX , tiller RT1150 Frontier , cultivator PC1001 Frontier , middle buster PM1001 Frontier , JD 47'' front snowblower , pallet forks , 4' boxblade Agriease , grass-sweeper , quick hitch Speeco , trailer hitch , cab Jodale-Perry , trailer 16' galvanized Easy-Hauler ,

  3. #13
    Super Star Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    somewhere usa
    Deere 110tlb, 4520, x749, L130

    Default Re: trailer question

    Quote Originally Posted by frencht View Post
    Depending on the weight distribution of the equipment, a longer trailer may provide better flexibility for positioning equipment to arrive at appropriate trailer tongue weight ratios etc. Although my trailer comfortably handles the weight and length of my equipment, I have a hard time getting 10-15% tongue weight...a longer trailer would alleviate the problem.

    I find that to be a very valid point when moving my 110 with cab but not much of an issue with the x749 or a 2305. For those using a light truck or car the balance issue and loading can make a big difference.

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