Stock and Pallet pickup trailer... Barn door tailgate?

A new take on the "what stock trailer" thread... :)

Thinking that I might trade on the tidy but getting oldish 10ft IW stock trailer for a new one, to take me through to the end of my farming career. Old 'un is still good nick, but getting rattly!!

However, what sets this question apart, is my wish to go for a split barn door/tailgate rear option to allow me to load a couple of pallets, and make the trailer much more versatile than simply a stock trailer. I know IW do one, so do the other makes such as GE also do them? My mileage these days does not warrant a Gamic (sadly) or the other top end trailers...

Do these dual purpose rear ends work in the longer term, as they get a bit worn and tired.? Any issues to be aware of in real life?

LIVE - DEFRA SFI Janet Hughes “ask me anything” 19:00-20:00 20th September (Today)

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Hello, I’m Janet Hughes. I’m the Programme Director for the Future Farming and Countryside Programme in Defra – the programme that’s phasing out the Common Agricultural Policy and introducing new schemes and services for farmers.

Today (20 September) between 7pm-8pm, I and some of my colleagues will be answering your questions about our work including the Sustainable Farming Incentive, Farming in Protected Landscapes, and our test and trials.

We’ll try to answer at least 15 of your top voted questions, so please vote on the questions you’d most like me to answer.

You can read more about our Future Farming policy on our blog.

I’ve answered some of your questions previously: you can watch the videos on...