Homemade enclosed trailer

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by SECTLANDSCAPING, Jul 16, 2010.

  1. SECTLANDSCAPING

    SECTLANDSCAPING LawnSite Member
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    I needed extra storage so I took a $100 5x8 utility frame and built a enclosed trailer. The original lights worked just needed a ground wire fixed. I just added reflective tape and she was ready to be registered.

    Not pictured is indoor LED lights. I made a power box with two scooter batteries. I have a 22 volt solar panel and three smaller panels wired at 15 volts, trickle charging the batteries. I thought of wiring in some cigarette lighter outlets to power random things.

    Ill put up the pics of the solar panesl and the ramp later.

    The damage.
    $100 for trailer frame.
    $100 for wood.
    $20 registration.
    $10 for locks.
    $20 for four solar panels,
    $15 for vinyl decals.
    $20 12 volt led lights for auto.
    $20 bolts, nails, glue, screws.
    $20 for paint.
    2 free batteries rescued from the transfer station.

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  2. eatonpcat

    eatonpcat LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Wow... Norm Abrahams you're not.:drinkup:

    If it works, Good for you
     
  3. joef450snowplow

    joef450snowplow LawnSite Senior Member
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    hahaha i was just watching new yankee work shop!
     
  4. punt66

    punt66 LawnSite Fanatic
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    wow, not the best way to get work.
     
  5. bradseabridge

    bradseabridge LawnSite Senior Member
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    haha, that's a harbor freight trailer right? It looks pretty rickety and I wouldn't take it above 45 maybe, but if it works for you then awesome.
     
  6. Kennedy Landscaping

    Kennedy Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
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    Agreed with the rest man. If it works then good for you but it looks like hell.
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  7. 2brothersyardcare

    2brothersyardcare LawnSite Silver Member
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    hahahahaha gota love ct
     
  8. bobcat48

    bobcat48 LawnSite Gold Member
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    Hey as long is it works.
     
  9. JFGauvreau

    JFGauvreau LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Looks like you would be crowded inside that, make it higher maybe? What ever floats your boat.
     
  10. propertymanagement2010

    propertymanagement2010 LawnSite Member
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