Fabricating my own trailer cage

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by J & D Greens, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. Kriz2ooo

    Kriz2ooo LawnSite Member
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    at least you are thinking with ingenuity in your other ideas like reusing that sign for sides and uying used scrap metal. Thats the way to make it in the business.
     
  2. J & D Greens

    J & D Greens LawnSite Senior Member
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    Here are some photos of my cage. It is pretty much done. I just want to add trimmer line to it. I know this is small but for now it is all I need to take care of the size lawns I mow. I hope make my business larger in a couple of years.

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  3. IHusky

    IHusky LawnSite Senior Member
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    turned out real nice.
     
  4. J & D Greens

    J & D Greens LawnSite Senior Member
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    Thank you, I was afraid after some of the comments that some guys made about using to heavy of material that it would be to much weight to add to the end of my F-150 without some thing to stabilize it. so I finally said what the heck and mounted it on. Turns out it hardly phased it and pulls nice and smooth. I am real happy with how it turned out. now the only cables I will need to lock equipment with is for the mowers. Working SOLO I need to be as care-full in securing things while making access as easy as possible. Again thanks, David
     
  5. Ben's Landscape

    Ben's Landscape LawnSite Bronze Member
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    The trailer turned out great David!! I really like the front box the you made. That would be a nice extra storage box for a bigger trailer. Good luck this year!!
     
  6. newjerseylandscaping

    newjerseylandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
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    nice trailer got pics of the other equipment?
     
  7. J & D Greens

    J & D Greens LawnSite Senior Member
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    I really have not had time to take pictures of all my equipment until now. I will try to start a picture thread for my-self. But it might take me some time. Now that the season is done my wife just handed me a honey-dew list. I will be winterizing everything in the next week my be that will be a good time to take them. Thanks for the compliment on the trailer. It really does serve the purpose, David
     
  8. bobcat48

    bobcat48 LawnSite Gold Member
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    Looks good.great job too you.looks great and nice equipment.
     
  9. newjerseylandscaping

    newjerseylandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
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    let us know when you start the thredwouldnt want to miss that
     
  10. jeffslawnservice

    jeffslawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
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    I feel your pain with the honey to do list. After finals this comming week i am of for a month and my mom handed me a list of things to get done before christmas. Looks like my season just got extended. But definitly start a picture thread, would definitly like to see some more work pics. And by the way how did your season go? Any big plans for ext year?
     

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