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Nov 21, 2022 at 10:51 PM CST
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Just wondering which hOpper name brand seems to be the lightest of the hopper trailers thanks

Replied on Tue, Nov 22, 2022 at 10:20 AM CST
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You mean no one has an opinion on this just was trying to lite any ideas thanks

Replied on Tue, Nov 22, 2022 at 12:37 PM CST
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Quote: "You mean no one has an opinion on this just was trying to lite any ideas thanks "

It's been a while since I pulled a hopper, but it seems like Cornhusker made the lightest. Wilson and Timpte are very similar. How a trailer is specced out has everything to do with it's weight.

Replied on Wed, Nov 23, 2022 at 07:01 AM CST

I have a 45'l x 102"w x 72"h Wilson that is around 10,000 lbs. Don't know how that compares to others tho...

Replied on Wed, Nov 23, 2022 at 07:01 AM CST

I'm a firm believer in timpte. But how it's speckked determine s weight. I just bought a new 2023 timpte Hopper 40x96x78. It has an aluminum subframe, weighs about 7500 lbs.

Replied on Wed, Nov 23, 2022 at 03:52 PM CST

Timpte 43x96x78 hydraulic traps, power tarp, lift axle, aluminum kingpin and rear = 9200lbs

Replied on Thu, Nov 24, 2022 at 03:13 AM CST
I've timpte for 20+yrs. Wilson doors wouldn't trap product like timpte.
Replied on Sat, Nov 26, 2022 at 02:02 PM CST
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Replied on Sun, Nov 27, 2022 at 11:59 AM CST

We have bothe Timpte & Wilson, Timpte is lighter by a couuple hundred pounds & the Wilson is more robust. If you get the aluminum frame & coupler for weight savings you will be fine either way, bothe are great trailers.

Replied on Mon, Nov 28, 2022 at 04:45 PM CST

I just purchased a new timpte, power tarp, powertraps, steel undercarriage a few extras and it weights in 9500 lbs.

Replied on Mon, Nov 28, 2022 at 07:10 PM CST

THE NEW WILSONS ARE PROBABLY THE BEST

Replied on Wed, Nov 30, 2022 at 07:43 AM CST

I've heard that the EBY hopper trailers are the best. They just started building them a couple years ago and the design is great. A friend of mine is going to be buying them instead of Timpte.

Replied on Wed, Nov 30, 2022 at 09:30 AM CST
Cornhusker used to be the lightest . They keep redesigning and adding weight , timpte and Wilson have caught up to them. I pull triples and there may be 200 lbs difference in all 3 makes. Buy from the guys that honor their quote and deliver on time !!!
Replied on Wed, Nov 30, 2022 at 09:30 AM CST
Eby sure makes a good looking trailer
Replied on Wed, Nov 30, 2022 at 09:30 AM CST
‘22 Timpte 42x102x72. Steel subframe. 4 aluminum wheels, 4 steel. 9640#
Replied on Wed, Nov 30, 2022 at 10:28 AM CST

We would be interested in EBY, does anyone know the weight on average?