Open trailers with storage area in front?

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by Pflat1, Apr 11, 2008.

  1. Pflat1

    Pflat1 LawnSite Member
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    Anyone have an open trailer with a storage area infront for things like handheld blowers , gas trimmers and maybe gas cans etc? Attached a pic for example. If anyone has anything similar to this could u post a pic of it please .


  2. Guzman Properties

    Guzman Properties LawnSite Senior Member
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    Here is my 2006 PJ 7710G. I had this aluminum tool box laying around the shop, bought it at an auction along with some others. I mounted on the top rail because there was no room on the tounge. I used a piece of galvanized angle steel as the rear base. It supports the box and also is the stop for my lawn machines. I come up to it with the front caster wheels then strap the machine in. On the far left side of the box I mounted a Master lock box for the keys. Inside I keep straps, bungees and can fit my Shindaiwa trimmer with attachments. Since the pic I have added a spare tire to the side of the trailer.

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  3. davis45

    davis45 LawnSite Senior Member
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  4. Pflat1

    Pflat1 LawnSite Member
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    Nice Thx

    Thats it exactly , a friend is going to fab one for me . Does it have a door or something? How does it open? I was thinking of having it (open) swing up, kinda like the tail gate, with a latch.
  5. davis45

    davis45 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Yea the top swings up like a door. I requested that the front of it folds down but they messed that up, oh well.
  6. AdamChrap

    AdamChrap LawnSite Senior Member
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    Here is my setup, I just put this on about 2 weeks ago.



  7. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
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    All the trailer in our area are like this....but don't put that cage any higher than necessary it is hard to get in/out. Most of the ones are much lower just so front of mowers can get under them.

    THRIFTY LawnSite Member
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    I want to put one of those diamond plate truck boxs in the front of mine. Good thread, keep the pics coming guys!
  9. davis45

    davis45 LawnSite Senior Member
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    yep, mine just has a few inches of clearance for the front of a ZTR to fit under there.
  10. AdamChrap

    AdamChrap LawnSite Senior Member
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    If you put one on I suggest spending the extra money and buying a good one. I first bought a smaller cheaper brand box and in a few months it was real hard to open, the locks got all funky. The big box I have on mine now was real expensive but it is over 5 years old, has been on 3 different trailers and the mechanisms are as good as the day I got it.

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