GN lawn trailer

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by LawnscapesUnlimited, Feb 19, 2008.

  1. LawnscapesUnlimited

    LawnscapesUnlimited LawnSite Member
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    We are looking to fab new sides and a ramp on a 20' GN, just seeing if any of you guys have some pics or ideas. we will like to haul 3 ztr on it and alot of hand tools.

    Thanks
    Jason
     
  2. LawnscapesUnlimited

    LawnscapesUnlimited LawnSite Member
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  3. iowapride

    iowapride LawnSite Member
    from Iowa
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    How tall of sides are you looking to have. I built 12" sides for a 30' gooseneck I had out of metal. I used retangular tubing to fit in the stake pockets and framed the sides out of square tubing. Then used 3/16" sheet of steel to cover the sides. As for ramps...I made full ramps that folded upright. I had 2 halves because they were so heavy. I even had a winch pull the ramps up until the winch gave out.
     
  4. LawnscapesUnlimited

    LawnscapesUnlimited LawnSite Member
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    iowapride, thanks for the info. I have 1' pipetop sides and was looking to add a foot to make a total of 2', your idea of a winch has also come to my attention. I think the gate is going need to be 5' long also so its goina be HEAVY. just looking and getting ideas to do it right the first time.

    thanks
     
  5. iowapride

    iowapride LawnSite Member
    from Iowa
    Posts: 59

    Yes my ramps were 5' long. If you do a full ramp, I would still make 2 halves. When I had my winch, I just connected the the 2 halves together so they came up as one. Any other questions, let me know.
     
  6. LawnscapesUnlimited

    LawnscapesUnlimited LawnSite Member
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    thanks, Iowapride
     

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