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I recently bought my Pioneer about 50 miles from my home in New Mexico and planned on picking it up with my enclosed 14' motorcycle trailer. Also thought it might be wise to measure first since this isn't just an ATV. Opening in the back of the trailer is plenty wide enough, but the height was 6 foot (72") and the height of the Pioneer 78" so that was a no-go.
Plan B, take the flatbed as shown below....no problems. I don't think anyones going to load one of these in a pick-up bed, though I think it might just fit. 8 foot beds I figure puts the back tire on the tailgate. Mine has a diesel tank in back, so no go there either. Front tires are 5 foot wide on the outside, so they would have to climb over the wheel wells of the pick-up. To tight for me and would even consider it.
Taking the Pioneer coyote hunting or just riding, and hauling it on the goose-neck is a bit much . My other Dodge 4500 has 9 foot flatbed so maybe I can ramp it up on that.?.?. A small 12 foot open trailer would be ideal.
Does anyone know if you can use ATV ramps on these or is the machine too heavy. Mine are aluminum folding type. The weight is almost twice as much as a 4 wheeler, well mine anyways.
Here's a pic after getting loaded at dealer.
OH, have a 5th wheel toyhauler too, not sure if that will fit in the back. I will measure that today and get back to you. Garage is 10 foot long and plenty wide, but the door opening again, and there's overhead beds that might not give enough height. :confused:
Sorry for such a long post. :eek:

 
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If your going to haul it a lot I would say a small bumper hitch trailer would be the best. Easier to load/unload and you still would have the bed of the pickup to haul gear or your 4 wheeler (if needed). It depends on the rating on the ramps, most are 1,000-1,500# rating so you would be over or right at the max on them. With a good set of ramps the flatbed pickup would work well also.

I had the M2 in the back of my 84 Chevy and it fit decent, just had to drive over one inner fender. It wouldn't be my ideal situation but it would work. One thing with the small bumper hitch you could pull it behind the Pioneer also once you got there if you had to haul something around the farm or out in the great unknown. It could be dual purpose if your hauling brush piles or something like that (a little big to fit in the bed).
 

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Well if the flatbed doesn't work out, I will be looking for a small trailer. I'm not real keen on loading this up with the ramps I have anyway. For now, just have to use the Gooseneck. Like you say, that smaller trailer would be handier, and have other uses.
BTW, it won't fit in the toyhauler...too tall and too long.
 

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thankfully a trailer can be had for cheap if used, even new depending where you look. but I have seen used trailers sell for cheap.
 

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I recently bought my Pioneer about 50 miles from my home in New Mexico and planned on picking it up with my enclosed 14' motorcycle trailer. Also thought it might be wise to measure first since this isn't just an ATV. Opening in the back of the trailer is plenty wide enough, but the height was 6 foot (72") and the height of the Pioneer 78" so that was a no-go.
Plan B, take the flatbed as shown below....no problems. I don't think anyones going to load one of these in a pick-up bed, though I think it might just fit. 8 foot beds I figure puts the back tire on the tailgate. Mine has a diesel tank in back, so no go there either. Front tires are 5 foot wide on the outside, so they would have to climb over the wheel wells of the pick-up. To tight for me and would even consider it.
Taking the Pioneer coyote hunting or just riding, and hauling it on the goose-neck is a bit much . My other Dodge 4500 has 9 foot flatbed so maybe I can ramp it up on that.?.?. A small 12 foot open trailer would be ideal.
Does anyone know if you can use ATV ramps on these or is the machine too heavy. Mine are aluminum folding type. The weight is almost twice as much as a 4 wheeler, well mine anyways.
Here's a pic after getting loaded at dealer.
OH, have a 5th wheel toyhauler too, not sure if that will fit in the back. I will measure that today and get back to you. Garage is 10 foot long and plenty wide, but the door opening again, and there's overhead beds that might not give enough height. :confused:
Sorry for such a long post. :eek:

Congrats! nice trailer by the way you musdt be able to haul about anythign on it.
 

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It looks like it's in the 20 foot range which is about right for a lot of things. It should pull pretty decent.
 

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So I take it that the Pioneer will not just fit into the back of a truck. Can you rent one of these flatbed trailers instead of buying one? I don't think I have a trailer or flatbed that would transport it if I can't fit it in my truck.
 

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So I take it that the Pioneer will not just fit into the back of a truck. Can you rent one of these flatbed trailers instead of buying one? I don't think I have a trailer or flatbed that would transport it if I can't fit it in my truck.
not fitting in his bed there, not with the gooseneck anyways...

you can buy a trailer on craigslist for a couple hundred, even if you buy it to transport your Pioneer home you now have a trailer for whatever you want. Like some of the other posters said, The Pioneer is capable of towing a small trailer so you could buy the trailer to take it home and now you have another work tool...
 

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So I take it that the Pioneer will not just fit into the back of a truck. Can you rent one of these flatbed trailers instead of buying one? I don't think I have a trailer or flatbed that would transport it if I can't fit it in my truck.
yes it will fit i a 8ft bed pickup truck (the tail gate might not shut but it will fit )

 

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yes it will fit i a 8ft bed pickup truck (the tail gate might not shut but it will fit )

the Pioneer fits perfect! even with the box in the truck, the rear wheels clear the bed nicely. buying a bigger and older pick up like this might be another good thing to do just to haul the Pioneer around
 
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