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larrylawns
02-09-2012, 04:12 PM
I have a old popup camper I'm thinking of using for lawncare and wood like some feed back on this .it is 10x6 and I was thinking of building the sides up 3ft so that I can carry 6 yards
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JB1
02-09-2012, 04:17 PM
please post pics when you do.

ashgrove landscaping
02-09-2012, 11:47 PM
Sure why not. I ll post a couple of pics of my friends pop up conversion tomorrow. He s going to be hauling pigs and compost with it.

larrylawns
02-10-2012, 10:23 PM
Still getting frame beefed up and gate together will get pics up soon
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JLSLLC
02-11-2012, 12:22 PM
my 1st trailer was an old "pop up" frame.. Would like to see some pics too!

Patriot Services
02-11-2012, 12:29 PM
I have a old popup camper I'm thinking of using for lawncare and wood like some feed back on this .it is 10x6 and I was thinking of building the sides up 3ft so that I can carry 6 yards
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Why is it always the guys with only a few posts that come up with these wacky ideas. I highly doubt if it will carry the weight of 6 yards of anything.:usflag:

ecurbthims
02-11-2012, 12:35 PM
Why is it always the guys with only a few posts that come up with these wacky ideas. I highly doubt if it will carry the weight of 6 yards of anything.:usflag:
those trailers can easily carry 6 yards of post holes ,sailboat fuel ,and even steam .
Actually,the frames are usually made out of thin crap with very few crossers .Hopefully the frame will be gone over and fully re-inforced before putting the trailer into service .

LindblomRJ
02-12-2012, 05:37 AM
My concern would be axles and frame. Mainly axles. If you go to beefing up a trailer and slide a new axle under it, you start to get into price range of a good utility trailer, even a used trailer.

brianslawncare
02-12-2012, 02:21 PM
i had one that i used when my big trailer was down. i hauled my scag turf tiger on it and i bent the axel,plus the coupler broke. the turf tiger is 12 or 1500lbs. so i would be carefull hauling if it could 6yards. its not worth it,just make a extra trip. good luck.

jtsnipe
02-17-2012, 08:02 PM
6x400# dry,6x700# wet=to much and that's conservative.I can put 4 yards on my 7000# trailer with c channel main frame when it's wet and it's all I want.It will handle more but I like my stuff to last more than one season.

larryinalabama
02-17-2012, 08:09 PM
Ask Jeff Foxworthy

jtsnipe
02-17-2012, 09:15 PM
:hammerhead::clapping::drinkup:Ask Jeff Foxworthy

LindblomRJ
02-18-2012, 04:49 AM
Ask Jeff Foxworthy

Or Ron White... You can't fix stupid. Or Bill Engvall... Here's your sign.

Patriot Services
02-18-2012, 08:52 AM
He also forgot to mention he is towing it with a Honda Civic.
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Lawn Pawn
02-18-2012, 10:27 AM
We all started someplace, and learned by doing. May not agree with someones ideas, thinking he's trying to do his best with what he has available.

I will second the advice that six yards of materials seems unrealistic.

And yes... I would like to see photos. Could look darn nice.

larrylawns
04-16-2012, 11:11 PM
sorry no picture yet seems like I can't keep mulch out of the thing long enough to take a photo let alone emptying the grass out of my s10 been to busy.....

larrylawns
02-08-2014, 04:40 PM
Worked great for first year carried up to 5 yards at a time hauled walk behind and Toro ztr and all other implements made enough first year to get brand new 8x12 just need a new truck
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