New trailer set up, any ideas?

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by greenmonster304, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. greenmonster304

    greenmonster304 LawnSite Gold Member
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    Picked up this new trailer 2 weeks ago. I started to set it up and was wondering if anyone had any ideas. It is a 8.5x18. I will be able to pull the machine right in even with the duals on it. I hope this works out to keep things more organized. My problem has been that I didn't have space for all the parts for an install in my utility truck so we would buy boxes of fittings and the extras would end up getting tossed in a bucket mixed with other stuff and we would never sort through it. So now I have enough 6x10x18 bins to hold all the regular parts

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  2. szykan

    szykan LawnSite Member
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    I don't have an enclosed trailer, but when I do I always thought about adding some of those touch lights for seeing better in there.

    You might be able to use some magnetic clips/hangers on those metal shelves.

    Just throwing stuff out there. Nice trailer, I can see how it will increase your efficiency compared to how you were doing things.
     
  3. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
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    love the shelves
     
  4. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation LawnSite Silver Member
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    Generator , refrigerator , microwave and a portable toilet . Nice trailer
     
  5. nightshutter

    nightshutter LawnSite Senior Member
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    A vice would come in handy. Trailer will be a nice addition.
     
  6. 1idejim

    1idejim LawnSite Fanatic
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    Toilet......
    Something oldtimers never worried about, times have changed.
    A reciever welded somewhere handy for a vice on a drawbar. I have one in the bed of the ranger for benders and vices.
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  7. Middle Tennessee Lawn

    Middle Tennessee Lawn LawnSite Member
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    Bucket with screw on lid makes good toilet. Just saying
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  8. AI Inc

    AI Inc LawnSite Fanatic
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    I prefer to train my body instead. Don't crap with shoes on.
     
  9. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation LawnSite Silver Member
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    Just a 5 gallon bucket works , done it many times , a rv/boat one is a bit more convenient when out on a job and there isnt a a place near by . We had a 2 week job last summer on an "estate" 16 miles from the closeest store ,I took my 30ft camping trailer, generator , food , and stayed every other evening to get the job done . Right comfortable
     
  10. greenmonster304

    greenmonster304 LawnSite Gold Member
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    I love that my thread turned into a discussion of sh!tting in buckets :)
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    Last edited: Jan 7, 2014

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