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Got new trailer, need ideas for storage racks, compartments etc.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawnagent, Oct 29, 2002.

  1. lawnagent

    lawnagent LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 531

    Hello everyone. I just got a new trailer, nothing special. Inside dimensions are 6 feet by 12 feet. I want to fix it up a little in the way of weed eater racks, storage compartments, etc. I am looking for a variety of options and opinions so I can see which ones people use and what may suit my needs best. Thanks so much for any advise and pictures in advance.
    Robert :blob3:
     
  2. ksland

    ksland LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 927

    I keep making similar requests, I love to see different ideas in action but I dont get anymore pictures than what is already posted here somewhere. Come on guys?
     
  3. Randy Scott

    Randy Scott LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,915

    Open or enclosed trailer?
     
  4. lawnagent

    lawnagent LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 531

    my trailer is an open. I put a jack on the front and have a storage shed that I can back into and then screw the jack down when done without having to unload for bad weather..
     
  5. P. Nelson

    P. Nelson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 42

    I built my own weedeater rack and tailgate assist. I used 3/4" steel pipe and some 1" tubing. Total cost was around $22.00 for the weedeater rack . The tailgate assist was made out of some 3" steel tubing a garage door spring, some cable and garage door cable wheel. Again the cost was around $20.00 and some a good bit of labor. Sorry I don't have any pics.
     
  6. SCAPEASAURUSREX

    SCAPEASAURUSREX LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 835

    Not to be dull or anything, but GRIDIRON racks.... www.novaecorp.com

    As I have said about 400 times here, they are worth looking into...
     
  7. Doogiegh

    Doogiegh LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 871

    Email me directly at doogiegh@optonline.net.

    I'll send you some pictures of what I have done with my trailer that is a 16 foot by 7 foot.

    I have a trimmer rack system and love it.

    Added a toolbox on the front that I bought from Home Depot for $39.99 and bolted it to the front tongue.

    Here's one picture as a sample.

    trailer3a.jpg
     
  8. Ryan Lightning

    Ryan Lightning LawnSite Senior Member
    from CA
    Messages: 554

  9. Mike (MLC)

    Mike (MLC) LawnSite Member
    Messages: 183

    Here are some pictures of my trailer setup. I personally didn't want to have weedeater racks or a blower rack because I didn't want all of that being exposed to the weather all the time.
    http://photos.yahoo.com/dskyzers
     
  10. rkbrown

    rkbrown LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 533

    Very nice setup, Mike.
     

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