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Old 07-13-2012, 12:21 AM
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New Trailer

Well guys bit the bullet after a good early season and bought a 7X16 V Nose Cargo South trailer. I started work on the inside the next day (6/30/12) and continued while the dry spell has slowed mowing down. Very happy with the purchase. Oh thanks "BIG LAG" for the pep talk early that morning. Be careful and drink plenty of water guys.
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Old 07-13-2012, 12:32 AM
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Nice job, I am happy for you.
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Old 07-13-2012, 12:34 AM
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Looks great. The paint really helped. Did you paint the ramps too?
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Old 07-13-2012, 12:42 AM
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Looks real good man.
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Old 07-13-2012, 12:49 AM
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Yes the ramp is painted also. I wanted to protect the wood and have a chance at wiping dirt and oil rather than letting it just soil the raw wood.
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Old 07-13-2012, 01:12 AM
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Very nice trailer, the paint job looks great.

Your going to enjoy it.

Are you pulling it with your 1/2 ton Chevy?
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Old 07-13-2012, 01:15 AM
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Very clean, I love mine too...Congrats!
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Old 07-13-2012, 01:19 AM
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Yes the ramp is painted also. I wanted to protect the wood and have a chance at wiping dirt and oil rather than letting it just soil the raw wood.
It's smart to try to protect the wood. I was just wondering if you used any type of non skid grit in the paint (or maybe non skid tape) to help prevent anyone from slipping on the painted ramps when they're wet. That would also be a good idea.
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Old 07-13-2012, 01:29 AM
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It's smart to try to protect the wood. I was just wondering if you used any type of non skid grit in the paint (or maybe non skid tape) to help prevent anyone from slipping on the painted ramps when they're wet. That would also be a good idea.
This was my first thought when he said he painted the ramp. I mixed a bit of play sand that I sifted with the wife's flour shaker/sifter thingy. Don't tell her. LOL I did wash it off good when I was done. But the front porch I initially painted without and the first time it rained I about hit the deck it was so slick. after the fine grit sand I mixed in and re painted it, it feels like your shoes are glued to the steps and porch floor.
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Old 07-13-2012, 01:39 AM
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I also like the fact that you painted it white. Even though it will show dirt easier, it will help some will the hotter temps inside when the doors are closed. Looks very nice. What other plans do you have for it? If money were no object (yeah right lol) I'd have a generator powering a a/c unit on the top of the trailer. Stereo with a frig almost like a go-to place when out in the open sun for hours at a time on long jobs. Plus you have a place to take a leak or if it gets bad, you can keep a bucket with some plastic shopping bags for when it gets real bad.
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