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trailer transformation

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by sterlingmanager, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. sterlingmanager

    sterlingmanager LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    old junk to a dedicated way to transport our new z-spray, dry product, and, a nurse tank.

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  2. sslopok

    sslopok LawnSite Member
    Messages: 231

    The trailer looks awesome man!! Hopefully it won't be too much of a bear to keep clean:)
    Now that it is so pretty don't forget to wash/dress the tires.
    Good job!
    sslopok
     
  3. jblawns123

    jblawns123 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 340

    wow, what a difference, nice
     
  4. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,858

    Very nice! I like the dual ramps, you won't ever have to worry about what side of the road to park on! How much bagged material do you plan on loading on at once? Is it to go in the back? I just wonder if the tank (when it's empty) and the machine would be enough to counter the weight of bagged fert if it's clear in the back of the trailer, will it still have sufficient tounge weight?
     
  5. hondarancher4435

    hondarancher4435 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 307

    looks good but it wasnt that bad to start with. i am restoring a boat trailer and converting it into a utility trailer and i have to fab up new axles and everything for it.
     
  6. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,737

    very nice! always wondered wht a white trailer would look like!
     
  7. IdealLawnCare

    IdealLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 160

    It would look white silly.:hammerhead:
     
  8. sterlingmanager

    sterlingmanager LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    Thanks for the nice comments. We have loaded the tank (150 gallons ) the Z and no problem towing with a 1/2 ton small v8, and, we figure we can load up to 2000 lbs of dry product on the rear of the trailer behind the tank. We chose that trailer because of the dual axles. Here is a pic of our first mock up.

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  9. Lakewlc

    Lakewlc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,159

    wow.. great transformation
     
  10. sterlingmanager

    sterlingmanager LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    Another picture of some fab work for our ground spreader.

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