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New wood hauler. Dual axle trailer

Post in 'The Gear' started by bogydave, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Picked this up today.
    Should help me haul a cord of green wood & the ATV.
    Melting the snow off of it now. Some BCIs & other wood on it.
    $1200.
    Dual axles. Both axles have working brakes.
    Spare tire needs replaced but the wheel looks OK.
    Lights all work.
    Even a red milk crate LOL :)

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    Good winter project, get it serviced & ready to go.
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  2. Valhalla

    Valhalla Minister of Fire

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    Nice catch, and a good size! Seems as most times, wood hauling trailers fill up way too soon!
    Bigger is better!
  3. MasterMech

    MasterMech Guest

    Whatcha goin' to do to it?
  4. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    1st see what I got. Unload it .
    Thaw it out:
    Turn my snow removal crew loose :)
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    It's a:
    BUBBAS Custom Trailers
    N beck Rd, Post Falls, Idaho
    Made 3-97
    7' X 16'
    GVWR 3500 lbs per axle,
    Max load 5500 lbs
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    2nd :
    Check brakes, bearings.
    Check inspect wiring.

    Plan to eventually add:
    a folding ramp tailgate & higher sides
    Need a project for "break-up" :)

    Then Haul wood :)

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    Maybe a paint job & new wood over time ;)
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  5. Gasifier

    Gasifier Minister of Fire

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    Nice trailer bogydave. Those little ones look good helpers. Where did you buy the trailer? There are other people that live up there where you live?;lol
  6. MasterMech

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    If you need anything for it in that area, eTrailer.com. Write it down. Don't lose it! ;)
  7. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    The guy is leaving the state, I got lucky.
    He was one of the few left here. LOL :)

    Contrary to what most think, we do have some people here that don't live in igloos. Even have a few businesses LOL ;lol
    Population is a tad over 700,000 .

    We have sixrobbelees here, have almost everything for trailers, reasonable prices. (when shipping factored in)
    http://sixrobblees.com/
    Shipping is typically a killer here unless you live in some remote villages. There they get a lot of free shipping,
    (Was $545 shipping when I was looking for a log splitter)
  8. MasterMech

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    Wow, I priced a 10" electric Brake assembly (then did it x4) and sixroblees still beat it after shipping (assuming you pick up locally) even tho they get another $20 each for the exact same part. Might be worth checking etrailer if you need a LOT of goods but it would have to be a massive order for sure.

    Got any friends in remote villages? ;lol
  9. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Then I'd have to pay shipping from the village to me LOL .
    I seem to never qualify for the free stuff.
  10. MasterMech

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    Maybe you could hire a moose. ;lol
  11. granpajohn

    granpajohn Minister of Fire

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    Adorable, (if you don't mind me sayin').
    I didn't imagine that little girls went with bare knees in AK in Feb.
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  12. Gasifier

    Gasifier Minister of Fire

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    I thought that for a minute as well. Then I remembered my little ones don'e seem to be bothered with the cold either. They are a lot tougher than us "older" folk. ;lol
  13. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    They're a tough bunch :)
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