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I'm really wanting a Talon, but would like to find alternative to buying/storing a trailer. I've seen the Diamondback HD bed cover hauling option, but the Talon is over their size limit. Suggestions?
 

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Yes, that would work, but I'm not planning to replace my truck. I guess it would have been helpful to mention what I'm working with...a 2018 Tundra Crewmax 4x4 with 6'7" bed, no lift in rear.
 

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That much weight up that high on a 1/2 ton will make for a miserable ride, IMHO.
Good point, 1600lbs is at the upper end of the recommended bed load...though our new Grizzly 700 fits with the tailgate closed & doesn't affect ride too much. Of course, the Grizz is less than 800lbs, with mods. Dry storage for a trailer in my area (trailer would be too wide to fit through one of my 8' garage doors) would run ~$1800-$2K per year, and having to drive over and pull it out takes time-every time. Outdoor storage is cheaper, but theft is a possibility, even with wheel & coupler locks...on nice all aluminum trailer. I can't park one outside my house due to HOA regs, and don't have the space at my business. We have very limited riding access within 2 hours of home, so this machine may not see more than 5-6 trips per year...buying/storing/paying annual taxes/tolls on a trailer, on top of setting up a $20K machine, gets cost prohibitive quickly. We hope to be able to move to a larger property with better storage options at some point, but for the near future, we have to work with current circumstances...
 

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I put this little 6’x10’ Alumaweld trailer in my back yard. Trailer only weighs about 450 lbs and is very easy to move around by hand. If you’ve got a gate, your HOA would never know you had it. Fits my X perfectly, even though for best tongue weight and towing you should really back the Talon on to the trailer.
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I put this little 6’x10’ Alumaweld trailer in my back yard. Trailer only weighs about 450 lbs and is very easy to move around by hand. If you’ve got a gate, your HOA would never know you had it. Fits my X perfectly, even though for best tongue weight and towing you should really back the Talon on to the trailer.
I had considered that, but didn't think I had enough space on either side of my house, with a\c units behind the fence on one side, and a gas meter outside the fence on the other. It's also up hill from the curb to my house...would you happen to know the bed and overall widths of your trailer? I'm going to measure the gas meter side and see if it might be possible to have the gate widened and squeeze a trailer in there. I suppose I could use the new quad to pull it if need be...probably damage the yard less than a Tundra ;)
 

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I’d have to measure what the overall outside dimension is, including fenders etc. I’m going to guess the trailer is probably 7’5” total width,l. I paid about $3k for the trailer, but of course it can be used for many other things than hauling the Talon/RZR around. My house is a daylight basement style so unless I happen to have a big strong son hanging around to help me push the trailer up the hill, I just hook it up to the trailer hitch on my 900 RZR and pull it up the hill no sweat. If you have any sharp turns to make though, an ATV/UTVwill be a lot harder on the lawn, unless you have a Turff Mode on your ATV.
 

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dont know about your area but for now i rent a 6x10 aluminum trailer whenever we haul. only 25 a day from tractor supply. just did 3 days in WV for $75.
 

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dont know about your area but for now i rent a 6x10 aluminum trailer whenever we haul. only 25 a day from tractor supply. just did 3 days in WV for $75.
That's not bad. I searched for rentals in my area, and didn't come up with anything I'd use for out of state trips-beat up junk trailers, at high prices. I checked Tractor Supply after your post, and there is one 20 minutes from me. They rent one trailor, a 5x8, and it's currently "broken".
 

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Hello, I have 6x10 alumna trailer and am about to purchase Talon X. Do you guys know if it will fit loaded on trailer into a regular car garage? Cannot park in front of my house, due to HOA, thinking to park it in garage, just not sure if I will fit through the garage door.....thanks for any hints
 

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I put this little 6’x10’ Alumaweld trailer in my back yard. Trailer only weighs about 450 lbs and is very easy to move around by hand. If you’ve got a gate, your HOA would never know you had it. Fits my X perfectly, even though for best tongue weight and towing you should really back the Talon on to the trailer. View attachment 224
hi will it fit loaded into a car garage? My HOA does not allow me to part in front of my house...
 

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Hello, I have 6x10 alumna trailer and am about to purchase Talon X. Do you guys know if it will fit loaded on trailer into a regular car garage? Cannot park in front of my house, due to HOA, thinking to park it in garage, just not sure if I will fit through the garage door.....thanks for any hints
Probably not. Standard overhead garage doors are less than 8' tall. You can find the dimensions of the Talon on the Honda site. Add the vehicle height to your trailer deck height, then measure your garage door. I've decided a trailer is the way to go...buying a 14' or 16' tandem axle, to haul a SxS + quad.
 

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probably depends on your door height. you may also be able to put trailer in garage then load talon on trailer inside if door too low as long as have ceiling height is high enough. (would need to block wheels & build some block so trailer does not tip up when loading)
 
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