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  • Which horse travel trailers to avoid
  • Rust issues with circle j lariat trailer

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    02-21-2013, 02:38 PM
Originally Posted by tim62988    
the previous post got me thinking:

For your location is there a lot of salt on the roads? Also how much hauling do you plan to do in the winter time?

Here in northern NY, lots of sand on the roads and some salt both get corrosive so aluminum is king, for those of you in the south with the same question for trailer brands steel is probably just as good and quite a bit cheaper and never have to worry about rust (well not never, but no more than aluminum corroding)
Well, I'm in the NW. Not a ton of snow or ice, and I won't be hauling then anyway. Our biggest issue is rain...lots and lots of rain. It's unavoidable. It is really common for people here to have to redo floors. They say Washingtonians don't tan, we rust...well, so do our vehicles.
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    02-21-2013, 08:10 PM
Green Broke
Buy once cry one, get an all aluminum
    02-21-2013, 08:26 PM
FowlPlay: I'm in the NW too! Woodinville/Redmond WA area.

You will def. See Thuro-bilt trailers as theyre from Roseburg, OR. AVOID LIKE THE PLAUGE. They're thin skinned, and very very cheap, in price and quality. And they are the barest of bones entry level

You will also see a lot of Circle J trailers. Still economical but much higher quality. They are mostly steel frame with aluminum skinned, but the Runabout and Lightning 7 models are ALL aluminum.

I ended up buying a Circle J Lariat 2 horse slant x-tall (7' 6")
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