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Team-Green L&L
10-04-2007, 10:04 AM
We just added sidewalls to one of the open beds and I figured I'd share some pics and any info on how to modify. This modification cost us $150 with all the wood, paint, and hardware needed.

Team-Green L&L
10-04-2007, 10:05 AM
Here's a few more pics of the hardware.

Team-Green L&L
10-04-2007, 10:10 AM
Oh yeah, and the fuel, tools, and trash area.

DoetschOutdoor
10-04-2007, 10:32 AM
Do you know how much better that trailer would look with a set of $75 wheels?

Team-Green L&L
10-04-2007, 10:33 AM
The sidewalls come off with the 1 bolt shown. Here's how we braced them.

Team-Green L&L
10-04-2007, 11:04 AM
Do you know how much better that trailer would look with a set of $75 wheels?

Looked like doo doo a week ago and I have a few months to finish, but you are correct. The new wheels are an essential element to this rehab project. I still need to put new floorboards in. The wheels and flloorboards will hit me for another $300 though and the holidays are coming up, so it'll have to wait. Since I have a partner I can't just spend company money, but I sure would like to. I blew off almost $15000 in the last 4 months on advertising behind his back, so now money is an issue. He'll get over it.

ExclusiveLawnCare
10-04-2007, 11:13 AM
Looks much better nice job.

Petr51488
10-04-2007, 01:47 PM
Isn't that too much tounge weight?

Team-Green L&L
10-04-2007, 04:31 PM
Isn't that too much tounge weight?

Been using this trailer since '01 without issues. It's only a single-axle, so it is only used for light hauling or (1) WB on postage-stamp mowing. Mostly just for screed rails, edging, sand, leaves, etc.

So, the tongue weight has never presented an issue to date. Now I do need to put air in my air bags on the truck to keep it from sitting to low though. If you attach a toolbox like this you'll need rear wheel air bags to haul it.

South Florida Lawns
10-04-2007, 07:28 PM
Air bags for that trailer? Serious? That aint that big a trailer. Unless you pullin with a ranger or s10, then I guess I could see bags under there.

deere615
10-04-2007, 08:37 PM
The side walls and the box look very nice.

WALKER LANDSCAPE
10-04-2007, 08:46 PM
Andrew
Good make over sir we are going to be building our Leaf box for our dump soon.
JOSH

Lawnworks
10-04-2007, 10:15 PM
Air bags for that trailer? Serious? That aint that big a trailer. Unless you pullin with a ranger or s10, then I guess I could see bags under there.

Yeah if a full size pick-up squats w/ that dinky thing... maybe your suspension is shot!

Team-Green L&L
10-05-2007, 12:51 AM
It's a full-size 1500 w/ air bags and the towing package. I just don't like anything sitting low.

Lawnworks
10-05-2007, 06:35 AM
How many employees do you have?

Team-Green L&L
10-05-2007, 02:42 PM
How many employees do you have?

Depends on the month lately. LOL. We had 6 in the spring, went down to 4 in the summer, and we're at 3 now. We'll be starting a new crew for the '08 season, which will have our spring staff at 9. I'm hoping to retain 6 year-round next year and only lay-off 3, but we'll see.

Here's some more stuff.

Team-Green L&L
10-05-2007, 02:50 PM
Might as well post a pic of the wall huh?

N.H.BOY
10-07-2007, 07:09 AM
Nice wall!!!!!!!!!! Do you have to buss.? Team Green and also Cinn. landscape?

South Florida Lawns
10-07-2007, 08:45 PM
Oh I see you some bigger trailers there. I just thought the air bags were over kill with the smaller trailer. Wall looks really sturdy something you would see the city build.

Team-Green L&L
10-08-2007, 01:24 AM
Nice wall!!!!!!!!!! Do you have to buss.? Team Green and also Cinn. landscape?

We have a few websites, but only 1 landscaping buss. TeamGreenLL.com is easy to find through search engines, but it's hard to remember the "LL" in print so we got the CincinnatiLandscapes.com for that reason. Thanks for the compliments on the wall.