48’ or 53’ stepdeck?

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  1. JLT

    JLT Light Load Member

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    Would like to go with 48’ but will I miss out on a lot loads?
     
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  3. Big Road Skateboard

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  5. Deere hunter

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    Go big or go home. Yes you will miss out on a few loads and the way the loads are now you don't want to miss out on anything.
     
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    ...do you run lot of partials?!
     
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  7. blairandgretchen

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    Looking at your history of posts, it seems like you’ve considered, and tried several companies/segments.

    Might be a good time to explain the whole story.

    Platform is looking about as wonderful as the rest of the sectors.

    Are you looking to rent a LS step? They may only have 48’ step available.

    You’ll need to buy a bunch of securement and tarp to be versatile, and LS trailers come with little to none. Then there is dealing with trailer management for maintenance issues.
     
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