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wriken
07-30-2004, 12:47 PM
Just got my trailer back from the paint shop, he sandblasted top and bottom, primered it and painted it. I have to put reflective tape and marker lights back in. He welded up one of my cross members also, said it would be wise to check once and a while, I may beef up that area this winter.

wriken
07-30-2004, 12:49 PM
another pic of trailer. I added another set of tail lights, right behind the fenders, you could'nt see the orginal ones very well when the gate was in the down position. I will post a pic of that later.

GreenMonster
07-30-2004, 12:52 PM
That dovetail help with loading, does it?

wriken
07-30-2004, 01:08 PM
Originally posted by GreenMonster
That dovetail help with loading, does it?

yes nice gradual slope.

GreenMonster
07-30-2004, 01:17 PM
yeah. The wright stander guys need to look into a trailer like that.

EastTnLC
07-30-2004, 07:30 PM
Nice, Would you be willing to sell it. Im in the market for one!

Rich's Lawn Care
07-30-2004, 07:40 PM
That's a BIG trailer!!!! What size is it?

CamLand
07-30-2004, 08:41 PM
looks to be close to 20'??

TheGrassGuy
07-31-2004, 05:51 AM
What are you using on the deck boards? Is it slippery?

dcondon
07-31-2004, 09:03 AM
Just so everyone knows, he is out of town for the weekend. Sure he will post Sunday night.:)

dcondon
07-31-2004, 09:06 AM
Originally posted by EastTnLC
Nice, Would you be willing to sell it. Im in the market for one!

hehehe, I'm the crew leader and i can't wait to get it back. i have been using our 24 foot enclosed trailer. What a pain that is...

imograss
07-31-2004, 03:31 PM
This trailer will be available as soon as I have a smaller one built.

burnandreturn
07-31-2004, 06:44 PM
What did it cost to sandblast and prime and paint the trailer, if you don't mind?

wriken
08-02-2004, 08:57 AM
Originally posted by burnandreturn
What did it cost to sandblast and prime and paint the trailer, if you don't mind?

The size of the trailer is 6.5x20', as far as cost, I thought was a little high, 460.00, but should last awile. I don't know if I will ever have a trailer painted again or not, reasons are This year I have put new brakes (1 axle roughly $100.00 including my labor) 4 new tires mounted ($282.64), and paint job $460.00 which totals almost $850.00, I may be further ahead to sell the trailer, buy another one, and have a write off to boot. So in 2 years it may be up for sale:)

wriken
08-02-2004, 06:53 PM
got the reflective tape on and the lights behind the fenders. Still have to get the rear center ones in, have to replace the rubber holder things.

wriken
08-02-2004, 06:54 PM
another side view, w/reflective tape, I also put some on the ramp.

wriken
08-02-2004, 06:55 PM
here is a rear view, now they can see the 4 ways going, without having to lift the ramp after unloading.

wriken
08-02-2004, 06:57 PM
now all I have to do is put the wolmanized wood in the front, about 2' high to keep debri off the mowers etc, and wood on the rear ramp to put my sign back on.

tiedeman
08-02-2004, 07:56 PM
looks really sharp. I gave one of my trailers a quick paint job about a month ago. Really mades a difference. My trimmer traps are no longer red though...black.

dcondon
08-02-2004, 08:44 PM
Originally posted by tiedeman
looks really sharp. I gave one of my trailers a quick paint job about a month ago. Really mades a difference. My trimmer traps are no longer red though...black.

was you doing a job tonight when I see ya by the tracks??

wriken
08-02-2004, 09:07 PM
Originally posted by dcondon
was you doing a job tonight when I see ya by the tracks??

wonder if he was doing the same thing I used to do down by the tracks:D

tiedeman
08-02-2004, 11:00 PM
Originally posted by dcondon
was you doing a job tonight when I see ya by the tracks??

I was just coming back from home depot and I was doing an estimate.

When is the Mrs and you going to come out with us for the night?

tiedeman
08-02-2004, 11:39 PM
Originally posted by wriken
wonder if he was doing the same thing I used to do down by the tracks:D

I talked with my guy and right now he doesn't have the time, but keep him in mind he said. He is racking up jobs outside of the workplace doing pavers, brush cutter, lawn renovation, etc. It's fine by me because it keeps him busy when I don't need him. It's almost like insurance for me that he won't jump ship to someplace else. He's a great worker too!

dcondon
08-03-2004, 09:59 PM
Originally posted by tiedeman
I was just coming back from home depot and I was doing an estimate.

When is the Mrs and you going to come out with us for the night?


Hay we could all six go out some night. Wright's Lawn service could pick up the bill......:D lol J/K

wriken
08-03-2004, 11:00 PM
Originally posted by dcondon
Hay we could all six go out some night. Wright's Lawn service could pick up the bill......:D lol J/K

Sounds like a plan

tiedeman
08-03-2004, 11:16 PM
Originally posted by wriken
Sounds like a plan

you heard him Derrick. I am going to keep you to your word now

wriken
08-04-2004, 07:10 AM
ya hot and now makes a awsome burger :)