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dump trailer sides

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Bill Davis, Jun 6, 2003.

  1. Bill Davis

    Bill Davis LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 397

    I just purchased a new 6x10 dump trailer with stake pockets. The trailer has two foot metal sides already but I would like to be able to haul leaves and other light materials such as branches and mulch. I just need some pictures and descriptions of how to build these sides from yall. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Bill.
     
  2. cat320

    cat320 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 822

    Bill what i would do is get pressure treated 2X6's notch it to fit the 2X4 pockets.That way you have more board for the plywood to addhere to then what i did was cut 2 4X8 sheets of 1/2 " in half that gives you another 24" which is just right to haul mulch .
     
  3. AltaLawnCare

    AltaLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 962

  4. AltaLawnCare

    AltaLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 962

    Heres mine, with 8 CuYrds of Mulch. I used all 2x4s with a plywod swing away gate: ;)

    dmptrlrsides.jpg
     
  5. Bill Davis

    Bill Davis LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 397

    does your trailer have a barn door type rear gate or does it just fold out. Can you give me any closer of a pic. of the trailer. Thanks
     
  6. cat320

    cat320 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 822

    that looks like a regular gat in the pic I have barn doors on mine.
     
  7. AltaLawnCare

    AltaLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 962

    The whole gate swings away, and latches to the side, to be out of the way.

    ;)
     

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