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Old 03-29-2015, 12:17 AM
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Your OPEN trailer mods

Hi guys, I am wondering if you could post pics of any modifications to your OPEN trailer you have done that have served you well.

I want a tongue box, but in addition to that, I am looking for cheap ways of storing a trimmer, backpack blower, gas cans anything else you can come up with. Also, tie down mods, anything that will make my life simpler this summer.

Please post pics! I am sure there are many of us that could learn from this!

Thanks all!
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Old 03-29-2015, 01:48 AM
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What you using the truck bed for that's where all my stuff is
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Old 03-29-2015, 02:03 AM
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Just looking for good ideas I might use for my setup. There are many ingenious folks around here.
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Old 03-29-2015, 02:24 AM
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I really like baskets on trailers. I have them on my two mowing trailers... They hold a backpack blower, gas cans (mix and regular), and two hand blowers.

As well as other tools if you need them. I also hang extra bungie cords on the mesh.

http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=398398&page=5

Sorry I don't have the pictures elsewhere, I can't find them on my computer. They're on a thread of mine though.
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Old 03-29-2015, 09:33 AM
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This is mine. Tongue box for hand tools, grease, blades, oil mix, trimmer line, etc. Cage with locks will contain trimmers blower chainsaw and hedge trimmer. 48" stander, 60"ZTR, 30" push.
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Old 04-01-2015, 02:49 AM
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All you really need is a trimmer rack, a tool box mounted out of the way like on the a-frame and a spare tire. At one time I would have said blower racks as well, but I've seen too many cracked blower frames to recommended them.
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Old 04-01-2015, 10:00 AM
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Some nice custom work guys.

Though I also say that is what the be is for. Though would like to have a tongue box for gas cans, trailer jack and lug wrench.

Though when I see a cage or box over the front of the trailer deck to me it just made the trailer shorter. Yes the front of a mower could fit under the cage. Though when I have to haul debris losing that space to a cage can be the difference between 1 trip or 2 trips to the dump when doing a job.

Though I don't have an 8' bed.
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What you using the truck bed for that's where all my stuff is
I'd rethink that. It's real easy for thieves to reach into the bed of your truck and help themselves to whatever they want when you've got your back turned.
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