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rookiemower
04-06-2007, 09:21 PM
Here is a trailer im fixing for a friend. adding sides, ramp, trimmer racks, gas can holders, etc.

FearThisDeere
04-06-2007, 09:35 PM
Looks like a nice stout trailer.:weightlifter:

HenryB
04-06-2007, 09:38 PM
looks like great work.:clapping:

nt1
04-06-2007, 11:02 PM
That does look good work!

Is that diamond plate on the floor?

lawn masters2006
04-07-2007, 11:28 AM
whts he using it for....looks small

Runner
04-07-2007, 03:33 PM
I like the shop, too!

DaughtryLC
04-07-2007, 03:36 PM
Looks Gooooooooood!!!!!!

ed2hess
04-07-2007, 05:28 PM
Might think about the high sides it makes getting onto/off the trailer to get stuff difficult.....hate to open gate every time. But for security it is nice and it looks like quality work..

rookiemower
04-09-2007, 11:12 PM
he is using it for cleanups, mulch, mowers, ect. here are the pics of it done. finished it saturday at 11:00 pm, and he used it today.

TheLawnBarber
04-09-2007, 11:40 PM
Very nice work. I want a trailer like that someday with the high expanded metal sides.

dcondon
04-09-2007, 11:44 PM
You did a great job Rookie:cool2:

Chop Stuff Up
04-10-2007, 07:10 AM
classic rims!

grassmanak
04-10-2007, 01:47 PM
just curious what are you paying for expanded mesh and what size are you using. Also what did you use for paint, rattle can, or paint gun setup??

FearThisDeere
04-10-2007, 02:01 PM
Looks great.

rookiemower
04-10-2007, 04:22 PM
4 sheets of 4'x10' were about $300, and it was painted with a airless paint gun setup, with gloss black enamel

grassmanak
04-10-2007, 07:37 PM
4 sheets of 4'x10' were about $300, and it was painted with a airless paint gun setup, with gloss black enamel



holy hell, i thought i was paying a pretty penny for a 5x8 sheet of it at 38 dollars.

DJ Contracting
04-10-2007, 07:55 PM
You did a great job Rookie:cool2:

OK dcondon who is that in your avatar?

Not to steal this thread but you did a nice job on the trailer Rookiemower.

Turbo
04-10-2007, 08:04 PM
Duel axles ????? :dizzy:

RedWingsDet
04-10-2007, 09:52 PM
Tell him to lock that up. Around here, if that was left out in the open unlocked like that, it'd be stolen in a heartbeat.

Lawn Enforcer
04-11-2007, 07:23 PM
Looks very nice! You did a wonderful job. What kind of welder did you use?

mosmgras
04-11-2007, 08:47 PM
Looks great...

Just wondering, why do the sides angle down at the rear. I don't see a dovetail. Anyway, great job!

rookiemower
04-12-2007, 09:39 AM
i have a miller mig

rookiemower
04-12-2007, 09:40 AM
oh the angle makes the sides even with the back ramp, and it looks good

BQLC
04-12-2007, 04:27 PM
Nice job on the trailer, I like the way it is setup

mosmgras
04-12-2007, 04:41 PM
oh the angle makes the sides even with the back ramp, and it looks good

Oh I see...

You're right, I guess it would look odd if the sides were higher than the tailgate. Good job!

JD657757
04-13-2007, 12:50 AM
would you help me weld one of my trailers I live in Bloomingdale. I would like something similar to that.

rookiemower
04-13-2007, 10:23 AM
JD657757, PM me i would be happy to.

JD657757
04-14-2007, 01:20 PM
I tried I do not know if it worked. You can call me if you want 630-885-9364. Ask for James any time is good it gets transfered to my cell thanks.