Utility Trailers

Why should you buy a PJ utility trailer?

PJ utility trailers are loaded with great features and benefits. Our utility trailer comparison checklist is a great resource that highlights over 20 features of our trailers.


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Single Axle
Channel Frame


Tandem Axle
Channel Frame


Utility Trailer Comparison Checklist

Using our checklist you can quickly compare the features of a PJ utility trailer to other brands. You may even want to print this checklist and take it trailer shopping to see how other ulitities compare to PJ utility trailer.

3 Year Frame/1 Year Limited Warranty
3 Year Frame/1 Year Limited Warranty

All PJ utility trailers with a model year of 2010 or later receive a 3 year frame warranty and a 1 year limited warranty.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
1 Year Warranty
3/16 in. Angle Cross-members
3/16" Angle Cross-members

Our 3/16" angle cross-members are much stronger than the more commonly used 1/8" angle. They will withstand heavier loads and extend the life of your trailer.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
1/8" Angle
4 in. Channel Frame Standard
4" Channel Frame Standard

Our single and tandem axle utilities receive a 4" channel frame standard. A c-channel frame is significantly stronger than the angle frames most manufacturers use.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
3" x 2" Angle Frame
4 in. Channel Tongue Standard
4" Channel Tongue Standard

We use 4" c-channel frame for the tongue on all PJ utility trailers. This ensures a great pulling trailer that can take years of heavy use.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
3" Channel
Aluminum Removable Fenders
Aluminum Removable Fenders

Not only do our aluminum diamond plate fenders look great, they reduce the overall weight of the trailer. They can also be removed with bolts for off-road use or easy replacement.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Rolled Steel, Not Removable
Board Caps for Deck
Board Caps for Deck

Each deck board is installed under a board cap (the front and rear bumper). This keeps the ends of the board from "curling" and lifting from the frame.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
No Board Caps
Bulldog™ Coupler
Bulldog™ Coupler

Each PJ utility trailer receives 2" or 2 5/16" Bulldog™ coupler depending on the axle rating. The Bulldog™ coupler has a well-earned reputation for being the toughest, most durable coupler in the trailer industry.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Cheap A-frame Coupler
Bulldog™ Jack
Bulldog™ Jack

We equip every PJ utility with a swivel-mount Bulldog™ jack. These zinc coated jacks are set back in the tongue so they do not interfere with your truck tail gate. They can also be quickly flipped up and down, saving you time and energy when compared to a traditional a-frame jack.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Cheap A-frame Jack
Canadian Spruce Pine Fir Lumber
Canadian Spruce Pine Fir Lumber

We use Canadian spruce pine fir lumber our utility trailers. SPF is known for not only its strength but good looks and durability.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Untreated
Entire Frame Powder Coated
Entire Frame Powder Coated

We encourage you to take a look under our utility trailers and you will see a frame that is completely powder coated. Many manufactures don't paint the underside of their trailers or paint the trailer after the deck has been installed. Unpainted surfaces allow for rapid corrosion and rust on the trailer frame.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
No Paint on Underside
Flush Mount Lights
Flush Mount Lights

One of the most common complaints with other utility trailers is users damaging their surfaced mounted lights. This is why we flush mount our lights on all of our utility trailers. Having the lights mounted in grommets inside the frame protects them from damage & debris, keeping your trailer legal and safe.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Heavy Gauge Expanded Metal Gates
Heavy Gauge Expanded Metal Gates

Our utility trailer gates use 11 gauge expanded metal for additional strength and to help reduce sag between cross-members.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Light Expanded Metal
NATM Compliant
NATM Compliant

Our utility trailers are built in compliance with the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers trailer safety regulations. Be very wary of any manufacturer that does not comply with NATM safety standards.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Posi-lube Powder Coated Axles
Posi-lube Powder Coated Axles

Posi-lube axles makes axle maintenance extremely easy. You can repack your bearings by simply injecting grease with a manual grease gun (not an air grease gun). Our axles are also powder coated for increased durability over the life of the trailer.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Powder Coated
Powder Coated

Powder coat is regarded as far superior to conventional liquid paint. Powder coat is more durable and lasts longer that liquid paint while still providing a high gloss finish. It is also much more environmentally friendly than traditional paint since it emits virtually no VOCs and "overspray" can be recycled.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Liquid Paint
Radial Tires
Radial Tires

Radial tires are superior to bias ply tires in many ways. Radial tires feature better fuel economy, less vibration, a softer ride, and extended life due to less heat being generated by the tire.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Bias Ply Tires
Removable Sides (Rails & Uprights)
Removable Sides (Rails & Uprights)

Want to remove the sides of the utility trailer for a bulky load? All PJ Utility trailers feature sides that can be removed by unbolting them from the frame.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Sides are Not Removable
Sand Blasted & Acid Washed
Sand Blasted & Acid Washed

Our trailers are blasted with steel shot to remove surface contaminants and mill scale from the steel. The trailer is then acid washed to remove any micro contaminants that sandblasting didn't remove. The trailer is then rinsed and dried, giving the powder coat a clean surface to adhere to.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Sealed Wiring Harness Inside Steel Conduit
Sealed Wiring Harness Inside Steel Conduit

We know trailer wiring issues are one of the top complaints for most utility trailer owners. That is why we use a sealed wiring harness to protect our wiring from water, dirt, and corrosion. This harness is enclosed in steel conduit throughout the frame of the trailer, to further protect the wiring from ice, road debris, and physical damage. This modular harness means each light is just simply plugged in, making replacement very easy.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Not Available
Spring Assist Gates
Spring Assist Gates

Every PJ utility gate has spring assist standard. Spring assist gates take all of the strain out of lifting and lower a utility trailer gate. Many other manufacturers don't include this spring assist feature making the use of the gate quite a chore.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Extra Charge
Spring Loaded Gate Latches
Spring Loaded Gate Latches

Our "J hook" gate latches are spring loaded and just need to be lifted to unlatch the gate. This means you will never have to try to keep up with loose lynch pins while you load your trailer.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Loose Lynch Pins
Tube Frame Gates
Tube Frame Gates

We build the outside frame of every PJ utility gate out of 2" x 2" square tubing. This makes the gate much more rigid and durable when compared to an angle frame gate. Angle frame gates have a tendency to twist and warp, leading to premature failure of the gate. Also, each gate has handles on both sides making it even easier to raise and lower, without a chance of pinching your fingers.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Light Angle
Wrap Tongue
Wrap Tongue

Whether it is a single or tandem axle, all PJ channel utilities feature a wrap tongue. This means the tongue is extended to the front of the fender, significantly increasing the strength and rigidity of the entire frame.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Tongue Stops at 1st Cross-Member
Lifetime LED Tail Lights
Lifetime LED Tail Lights

Every PJ utility trailer features Lifetime LED tail lights standard (model year 2017 & newer). LED lights are not only brighter but they are also faster, draw less current, and last longer than incandescent lights. Our LED lights are so reliable they feature a lifetime warranty.

PJ Trailers


YES
Other Guys


NO
Incandescent Lights