Used trailer question

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BQCooker
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Used trailer question - Sat, 05/26/12 12:16 AM
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I am looking to purchase a used concession trailer and I have found one that fits into my budget. What questions should I be asking to the current owner? I am thinking of ones like is it currently in use? In what counties has it been inspected/certified in? Current menu? Weight? And next, should I take that info and any pics to my HD and talk w/ them to get their take? Thanks for the help,

Kevin

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Re:Used trailer question - Sat, 05/26/12 4:28 AM
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What kind of trailer is it, BBQ? Hot Dog? Ice Cream? Funnel Cake? What? Give us more details!
What are you going to produce in it?

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Re:Used trailer question - Sat, 05/26/12 8:30 AM
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how bout.. sizes of the water potable and gray tanks..year of appliances if any..if it has a hood system has it ever been inspected? cleaned? by the way if it does have a hood system take the filters down check to see how the grease is under them(or over so to speak) you may want to check the ceilings too.. when I was looking I found what I thought was A good rig ..but I noticed that the ceiling didnt look quite right. when I pushed up on one end ......the water just ran out of it...no thanks !!

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Re:Used trailer question - Tue, 05/29/12 6:49 AM
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Yea, those would be good things to know..my partner and I have have a bbq catering business, so we are well versed for serving up to about 500.  We have done several Relay for Life events for the past 6 years of fried foods, (Oreos, Honey Buns and Pickles) and we are thinking of expanding to this...so we are looking at a trailer to help out...This would be used for fried foods mainly, but if it comes equiped w/ a griddle, then maybe sausage/brats (depending on the event). Thanks again,