help w/tralier sides

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by GrasshopperLC, Oct 7, 2006.

  1. GrasshopperLC

    GrasshopperLC LawnSite Member
    Messages: 30

    Does anyone have any suggestions on how i need to build sides on my tralier for hauling leaves. I have a 83"x 16' utility w/12" sides on it now. Any ideas?
  2. fastlane

    fastlane LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 347

    My 16' trailer has 1' high angle iron sides. I used 5 pieces of 4'x8' treated plywood and 4' pieces galvanized angle iron (2'' flanges and holes every inch) nuts,bolts and washers. about $150 4 years ago. Cut a piece of plywood to fit inside the front rail of trailer. I used 5 bolts and big washers for angles. Bolted 2 u chanels togather to join sides. This sits on the trailer floor. 4th year same parts. In and out takes 10 min. Another 2 min. to bolt to side rail of trailer. 1 bolt per sheet.
  3. DaughtryLC

    DaughtryLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 739

    Fastlane, you got any pics, I'd like to see that.
  4. FearThisDeere

    FearThisDeere LawnSite Bronze Member
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