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I'm Building A Trailer

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Daner, Mar 11, 2006.

  1. Daner

    Daner LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,307

    I,m building a 16'x8' 6"...overall trailer any in put or sugestions will help
    Ihave built many trailers in my days ...but this is the first landscaper that i have built
    I will post pics as i go
    Theres going to be two ramps one HD ON THE BACK SO I CAN LOAD A SMALL SKID STEER ON BOARD

    Small pic of trailer 1.jpg
  2. Daner

    Daner LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,307

  3. fga

    fga LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,449

    i don't have any suggestions really, but i must say... i'm drooling over your work area there! a lift? droool:clapping:
  4. Daner

    Daner LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,307

    I use the lift for my race car but yaaa it shure comes in handy for Fabricating

    Landscaper By Daner Small.jpg
  5. zim bob the landscaper

    zim bob the landscaper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,706

    looks good i look forward to seeing more pics.:waving:
  6. CrewCutEnterprises

    CrewCutEnterprises LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 898

    Looks very good, I just built a custom flatbed. Its alot of work...... But alot of fun. And its normally cheaper
  7. lawnmaniac883

    lawnmaniac883 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,613

    What type of flooring do you plan to use? Looks good so far!
  8. jblawns123

    jblawns123 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 340

    My first suggestion would be to put the springs on the bottom, not the top :laugh:
  9. jreiff

    jreiff LawnSite Senior Member
    from MN
    Messages: 402

    Just make sure to leave enough room between the wheels and the wheel wells. Seem that every trailer we you have a good load on it that the tires rub on the wheel wells.
  10. Daner

    Daner LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,307

    :dancing: Yes the springs are on the bottom...with a 6" drop axils...3500 lbs
    The floor will be 2x8 PT
    No angle Iron here all tube
    Storage rack at the front for chain saws gas etc.
    If anyone has a close up pic of a trimmer /blower rack it would help me in the design of that
    Theres plenty of room between the tires and the frame...I,m bending the fenders on a home made brake

    Landscaper small 4.jpg

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