Time to buy a all aluminum trailer need advice

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  1. earnies2

    earnies2 Medium Load Member

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    and deals i am finding like a 2017 Big Bubba for $34900 FET inthats a deal
     
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  3. ReeferOhio

    ReeferOhio Medium Load Member

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    With FET? If so that is a mega deal! Rentinour has a cheaper trailer for the low 30's for that, but a Big Bubba for that price new w/FET is a deal.
     
  4. earnies2

    earnies2 Medium Load Member

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    Well i am sending in my credit app forone of theise trailers having a hard time deciding I have 2 60" boxes and 2 24" boxes that the person who is buying my trailer doesn't want the first trailer is a
    2017 Reitnouer BIG BUBBA ,1 tool box,sliding winches,3 lights per side,3-3-3 on rear,8600 lbs empty,aluminum/steel wheels,fixed spread,clear led's in rear,aluminum landing gear,greased sealed hubs, $34800 out the door

    the next deal is a 2017 Chaparell II, aluminum/steel wheels,oil hubs, main beam 90000 lbs 50000 in 4' coil pack,30"pin, 3 nail strips, winches 14- 7 on each side and J hooks 10 with 2 carriers,enclosed rear with polished stainless fillers and double row of lights, 5 lights on each side, 5"cross members on 12" centers,23000lb axles, weight 8803 $32500 FET in out the door
     
  5. ReeferOhio

    ReeferOhio Medium Load Member

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    That Big Bubba is a deal, plus you can "re-arch" them. Never had a Chaparell hear good things, Ravens is a trailer I'd take a hard look at as well if I were to buy new.
     
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    boggerman Bobtail Member

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  7. jdchet

    jdchet Light Load Member

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    One thing I have noticed about the new Fontaines....pretty trailers but rub rail repair doesn't look like an easy process! I believe TMC is finding that to be a bit of a problem.
    I have been impressed with the durability of Reitnouer's.
     
  8. Foxcover

    Foxcover Medium Load Member

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    I think if you damaged the rubrail on a Rev, you probably have bigger problems! Lol
    That was one of the main reasons I bought one.
    Even with double spools a regular aluminum rail would look like a pretzel after a couple of months loading in some of the places we load in.
    Prior to buying the Revolution, I would only dare load a steel trailer at these locations, but I paid for it in heavy tare weight.
     
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  9. mtoo

    mtoo Road Train Member

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    One of my problems with the Revolution, I would not want to be a hostage to the dealer, to buy something as simple as a taillight.
     
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    cke Road Train Member

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    What's different about there tail lights
     
  11. jdchet

    jdchet Light Load Member

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    Fontaine-Rev.jpg
     
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