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Old 01-07-2009, 09:35 PM
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I would fabricate a mount in the trailer at the front. The box would be suspended (or sitting on sort of a shelf) so that no floor space would be sacrificed. There is ALWAYS something that could go under the box, as well.
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Old 01-07-2009, 10:28 PM
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that looks good.
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Old 01-07-2009, 11:01 PM
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Very clever! I'll be doing that to my trailer with a small Chraftsman tool box.
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Old 01-09-2009, 11:52 AM
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i have that same dummy center brace. anyone here removed it before? does it really hold any weight?


Would it be ok, to REMOVE that center brace, and put it back on flat?


cause i really really want a box like this


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Old 01-09-2009, 12:55 PM
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that brace is actually not a dummy brace. It is a cantilever and creates alot of leverage and structural integrity. Having it flat is essentially like not having nothing at all. these braces are more commonly found on trailers that are not built with a wrapped tongue. By the looks of your trailer tongue (Tom Tom), it looks like your trailer may very well have a wrapped tongue, but we can't tell from the front...have to see it from the side. I have an 18 ft. that is built with this brace, and I wouldn't even think of removing this brace at that point on the trailer - especially just for the sake of creatng room for a toolbox. As I said, I would certainly make room IN the trailer for a toolbox...whether it be elevated, or whatever. there is PLENTY of room on a trailer, if it is configured and organized right. I added 30 sq. ft. to my trailer just with shelves alone.
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Old 01-09-2009, 07:55 PM
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You could always cut the bottom of that box to slip over the brace, but agree with Runner......do not remove it......
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Old 01-13-2009, 11:16 PM
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good idea there
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Old 01-15-2009, 07:34 PM
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I think that is a great place to mount a toolbox. I have one mounted there as well. I got mine from Northern Tool and it also serves as a great workbench with the top closed. That is why I took the handle off.
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Old 01-15-2009, 08:09 PM
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I think that is a great place to mount a toolbox. I have one mounted there as well. I got mine from Northern Tool and it also serves as a great workbench with the top closed. That is why I took the handle off.
I want to put something that size on my trailer.
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Old 01-23-2009, 11:01 AM
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update

Update on ammo box, I made a bracket to add to the look and protect it, this thing is tough, anyway here is the updated look...now it looks like it belongs on the trailer
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