Originally Posted by woodwalker
I got rid of a perfectly good 3500 SRW for a DRW because the pin weight of my redwood was to heavy for single tire and rims. The sticker weights on most trailers are usually lower than what the actual weights turn out to be. The dually handles these big trailers much better in windy conditions.
Would only use a DRW for that much trailer.
I think I would exceed the GVWR towing it with my 3500HD.
Here is mine:
Steer Axle - 4900 lbs
Drive Axle - 6060 lbs
Truck GVWR 11,600 lbs
Trailer Axle - 9220 lbs - - rating 10,400 lbs
Trailer GVWR 12,380 lbs
Gross Weight - 20,180 lbs