1. Missed the live Ask the Expert event?
    Catch up on the conversation about fertilization strategies for success with the experts at Koch Turf & Ornamental in the Fertilizer Application forum.

    Dismiss Notice

New Trailer Box

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by bhudson525, Apr 30, 2004.

  1. bhudson525

    bhudson525 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    Here is my new box I welded to store gas tanks and my Blower.

  2. bhudson525

    bhudson525 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    Here is another view

  3. EagleLandscape

    EagleLandscape LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Garland, Texas
    Messages: 4,350

    Be careful not to bang up your bumper with that while backing up and turning. Might look into a longer hitch or so, they're only 60 bucks. Other than that, it looks good!
  4. POBOY

    POBOY LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    Looks good I was going to do the same thing to my trailer. If you turn around in a drive is it going to be close to hitting your bumper? what are the deminsions of the box if you don't mind me asking?
  5. CHAN

    CHAN LawnSite Member
    from AL.
    Messages: 132

    I would set it up on top of the trailer and turn the lid around to open to the back so not to have to reach over the lid. Only my 2cents
  6. bhudson525

    bhudson525 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    I dont know the demisions quite this moment but I will check and let you know. We were worried about the box hitting the bumper, but I was backing it up and was seeing how far I could turn it before bumping and it was pretty far. I can always get an extension.

  7. P&C Lawn Care

    P&C Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 373

    Yep I would elevate that rack and move it over the trailer and not over the nose. Turn the box around fo easy access. Make sure it is welded to the trailer and not bolted or strapped on.
  8. bhudson525

    bhudson525 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    I was thinking about elevating the rack but we also use the trailer to carry 2- fourwheelers and they barely fit, so tha wouldnt of worked. I just painted it and got ir welded on I will post a pic of it soon.

Share This Page