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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 04-14-2014, 04:13 PM Thread Starter
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Hauling a shed on a utility trailer

Anyone ever do this? Im thinking of hauling a shed down to WV, it should meet the height and width requirements. Im worried about it being top heavy and shingles flying off of it.

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Re: Hauling a shed on a utility trailer

We hired someone to haul ours up to Snowshoe, he was from Lancaster and took care of the permits and all.....
check around with the builders to get some prices and names...This guys do this for a living...
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Re: Hauling a shed on a utility trailer

I paid to have it moved 6 miles last time, cost me 250 bucks, cant imagine what it would be to haul it 300 miles to WV, Id probably just buy one there and have it delivered.

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Re: Hauling a shed on a utility trailer

Guess I'm the only idiot who's ever thought about doing this

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Re: Hauling a shed on a utility trailer

i think loading it without damaging it will be the most difficult part . shed haulers have roll back trucks with rollers for a bed.
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Re: Hauling a shed on a utility trailer

300 miles is a long way to go. If your trailer can handle the weight you should be OK. How big is the shed?

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Re: Hauling a shed on a utility trailer

Ill have to measure it, but Im pretty sure its below the max width for a trailer. Im an wondering about the weight, gonna have to try and figure that out.

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Re: Hauling a shed on a utility trailer

I built an enclosure to hold a 50 gallon water heater at camp when my 6 gal RV water heater went bad. The enclosure looks like an outhouse with vinyl siding and a shingle roof. Also moved a refrigerator, freezer and air compressor on the same load. Looked like the Beverly Hillbillies were moving. Siding and shingles survived the 250 mile drive ok.

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If it is wider than 8 ft 6 in you will need permits and your route must be specified and each state requires its own permits........
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Re: Hauling a shed on a utility trailer

No Ghost you are not the only idiot. I did it a couple years back. Just used blocking and jacks to get it high enough and backed the trailer under it and lowered it down. I was only traveling about 6 miles on a couple back roads though

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