Is A Carryon Dump Trailer Decent?

 
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Old 10-05-2010, 03:39 PM   #1
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Is A Carryon Dump Trailer Decent?


I've been watching for a dump trailer, somewhere around 6x10 or 6x12. A dealer a little ways away is having a sale on a carryon 6x10 with 5,200 lb axles, 2 way gate. As far as I can tell it doesn't have ramps, which I might want to make the trailer a bit more universal.

Is Carryon a decent brand? I can't find reviews anywhere.

I'll probably haul rock, dirt, and construction debris.
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Old 10-05-2010, 04:35 PM   #2
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Re: Is A Carryon Dump Trailer Decent?


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I've been watching for a dump trailer, somewhere around 6x10 or 6x12. A dealer a little ways away is having a sale on a carryon 6x10 with 5,200 lb axles, 2 way gate. As far as I can tell it doesn't have ramps, which I might want to make the trailer a bit more universal.

Is Carryon a decent brand? I can't find reviews anywhere.

I'll probably haul rock, dirt, and construction debris.
My guess would be it's a POS based on the fact that CarryOn is the trailer brand sold at one of the big boxes.

Brimar, CanAm, or PJ are what you want.

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Old 10-05-2010, 04:38 PM   #3
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I bought a 12' carryon trailer to haul my teryex on and it is a POS, never buy another one. It's the one with a side and rear gates. Made for quads.
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From the looks of their website they are not too bad although not heavily built like the Bri-Mars, Cam Superlines or PJ's as stated above. If you are just an occasional user moving light loads and do not want to spend a lot of money then they probably are OK. But if you want a stout, long lasting trailer with a good warranty then go with the manufacturers listed.
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Never heard of that brand or seen one at the dump.
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Have experience with all of the above. And of all those listed, carryon is definitely the red-headed stepchild. Check out the 3 way dump I posted in the tools and equipment thread.
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I just picked up a 14' Cam Superline dump, looking forward to using it on a bathroom remodel on Monday. I was ready in put my money in a new PJ, but am glad this used one came available before I did and for half the cost of the PJ.
I think there will be cost savings with the smaller jobs we do like bathrooms, kitchens, windows and siding but on new houses or bigger demo projects, I'll still opt for a 30 yard from my local waste company.
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Only Cam I ever purchased I ripped one of the pockets off. Went to strap a few boards down and the welds broke off

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