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My trailer rebuild thread

Post in 'The Gear' started by bigbarf48, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. HDRock

    HDRock Minister of Fire

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    Great job, looks like the hooks will hold the cords, and will stay ,as long as U don't get sloppy with them, but remember trailer bounces much more than towing vehicle

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  2. bigbarf48

    bigbarf48 Minister of Fire

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    I painted the whole thing yesterday, ill have pics up this afternoon! I also got a brake lights from harbor freight that ill be installing soon
  3. bigbarf48

    bigbarf48 Minister of Fire

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    The paintjob, camouflage for a touch of uniqueness:p

    IMG_3081.jpg IMG_4798.jpg IMG_2741.jpg

    The lights are all bolted in, just need to cut the wire down
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  4. Sean McGillicuddy

    Sean McGillicuddy Burning Hunk

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    Great now we will see a post " Can't find my trailer!;)
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  5. lazeedan

    lazeedan Feeling the Heat

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    Nice job. Just don't park it in the woods!
  6. salecker

    salecker Feeling the Heat

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    You could up size the wheels and tires for a little more piece of mind.Some 13" would make it pull a little easyer.
    Looks good,now you need one of those camoed 460's to match it.
    Thomas
  7. MasterMech

    MasterMech Guest

    Iron & Oak is offering their splitters in Camo these days too. :p
  8. bogydave

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    Great job!
    Next pictures be with it in use ?
    Winter is over, time to put it to work ;) LOL ;lol
  9. bigbarf48

    bigbarf48 Minister of Fire

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    I've got a few if it hauling scrap and lawn equipment. Haven't had the chance to fill we with wood but should be soon!
  10. bigbarf48

    bigbarf48 Minister of Fire

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    Ive got some updates!

    Sadly this thig hasnt hauled any wood yet, all my scrounges have been more convenient to throw in the bronco. BUT it has been fulfilling its primary roll as a landscaping trailer quite well. Here are some additions ive made to make it even more effective:

    Hand tool rack at the front. 2 2x4s with holes, simple and effective:

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    And a hinged tailgate so I dont have to have loose 2x8s floating around inside. I used 4 inch hinges and secured them with 1 inch 1/4" lags. The empty spots in the pics have since been screwed in

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    Sides back on and a coat of paint:

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    And the attaching mechanism that still allows the sides to be removable:
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    Thats all for now!

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  11. ScotO

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    Good job, BigBarf! Just make sure you don't overload that thing, looks like a lightweight boat trailer axle and wheel setup. I really like the tool rack in the front, I may steal that idea from you!!

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