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Old 12-16-2003, 11:54 AM
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Is it worth the effort?

I can pick up this trailer (LOL) for next to nothing. ($150)

Is it worth the trouble to fix it up witha new deck and sides?

What do you think it might cost?
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Old 12-16-2003, 07:02 PM
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7X14 frame.
Is it worth the effort and cost to fix it up? Lots of rust too!
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Old 12-16-2003, 07:09 PM
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Lots of rust too!

Right there I would say no....BUT.... if you have the winter to work on it, have welding experience (heck, you might be able to learn on the trailer!), and have the raw materials (so you don't have to buy too much), it very much could be worth it.

(Plus, the picture doesn't show very much)
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Old 12-16-2003, 08:37 PM
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Here is the underside
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Old 12-16-2003, 08:40 PM
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Last picture, I promise!
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Old 12-16-2003, 11:16 PM
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NO......That looks like an old camping trailer that has been cut down. The frame material looks like it is all light duty.

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Old 12-17-2003, 07:08 AM
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Now that I see the other pictures, I would say no also. In general, camping trailers are not heavy duty. They are usually built to be as lightweight as possible.
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Old 12-17-2003, 08:55 AM
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Thanks for the replies.


I have decided will spend the extra $1000.00 and a new 7X10.


Thanks again..

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Old 12-17-2003, 05:34 PM
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I agree - no! You probably spend more time and money than the things worth. Plus it might not be strong enough to handle lawn equipment.
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Old 12-18-2003, 10:23 PM
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Scrap that one..here is the one I will be buying

6X10 aluminum
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