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Old 08-16-2014, 08:03 PM
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I built a couple of fold in half ramps for my truck. That way I can fold down just one, if all I want off the truck is a walk behind. When I want the tractor down, I use both.

I used Safety Tread planks and welded them to 2''x2'' square tubing.

Click on the picture if you want. There are other pictures of how I built them.

Real nice work. You ought to start selling them. I am looking to get a box truck and have looked at many different ramps and yours are some of the best I have seen.
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Old 08-17-2014, 01:06 AM
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Is yours angle also? Square tubing holds up pretty well if put on right.

I added 2 extra pieces of angle to my gate holds up good till I got hit Thurs. lol bent the gate some still functional though.

New trailer will be wood with square tube gate

I can get gorilla lifts here for $75 a set Weeze if you need them
yeah i got angle iron. i think what he has is perfect. square tubing and safety tread.

those other ramps i posted usually aren't great because of the gaps in them. makes for a bumpy ride up and down and would be useless if loading a push mower.
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Old 08-19-2014, 12:52 AM
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building a new trailer gate

What's a good working henge and latch system to add on and where do you guys get them. I decided since I'm building a new gate I may as well update the hinges and the latches. It's turning in to a whole remodel I'm going to repaint the whole thing when I'm done too. Lol!
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