1800 lbs in Steel (1600 CA); 1200 lbs. in Aluminum
Lighter weight SE trailer yields safer haul for lighter weight tow vehicle possibilities. Serpent Express (SE) tows at less fuel cost per mile.
7000/5200 Steel; 7000/5800 Aluminum
Can haul heavier payload load on SE
14′ Bed, 18′-4″ overall
20′ Bed, 23′-7″ overall
Easier to store SE due to less length. Still too wide for a single garage.
Converts to open trailer
Muti-purpose SE offers more flexible use of investment
Medium size tow vehicle (Explorer, Cherokee, Durango, Tundra, F-150, etc. class)
Requires heavy tow rig (F250, F350, Expedition, Suburban, etc.)
Reduced tow vehicle investment and maintenance costs.
Rear deck with Dovetail height only 16-19″
Deck height 22″ - 24"
Lower deck height on SE; easier to clear bell housings and sidepipes
Heavy duty vinyl canvas walls
Thin 0.030″ Alum sheet metal over 3/8″ plywood walls (typical)
Hardtop more secure but w Car Alarm in SE, we feel secure
Electric brakes 4 wheels, breakaway system, 2 5/16″ coupler, full DOT lighting including sides, reflectors, saftety chains, 5-lug rims, & Load C tires
Only 36″ tall at front, sloping up to 61″ tall (above deck) at 10′ back, then sloping down to 51″ tall at rear
82″ tall at front with level top
Enormous difference in wind resistance, buffeting, etc. in favor of Serpent Express.