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Posted January 25, 2013 - 04:15 PM

There's no pics on this page.........

Darn it, the last page I mean.

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Posted January 25, 2013 - 04:58 PM

I'll try to remedy that tomorrow, Scott! I don't have telephoto lens that will reach 20 miles! :bigrofl:


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Posted January 25, 2013 - 06:51 PM

Thanks, Brian! Not sure what the first load will be as yet! I do need to remember to check one tire tomorrow that has a slow leak. Might be something simple. I'll worry about strap storage later this Spring!

 

 

Kenny if you figure out the strap storage....let me know.....that is something I have tried and tried to find something I liked to put on the tongue to put the staps and binders in.....so far nothing I could afford or wanted....looking for a good idea to steal :thumbs:



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Posted January 25, 2013 - 07:07 PM

Just do what I do for strap storage - keep them in the truck.



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Posted January 25, 2013 - 11:42 PM

Just do what I do for strap storage - keep them in the truck.

I've got the back seat full now. No need to add more!



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Posted January 26, 2013 - 07:41 PM

Okay! Pics for you guys!

First 2 are the strap storage, This started out as a 15D X 20W X 20Tall. It is now only 12 tall.

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This is the winch mount:

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Next is the ramp storage doors:

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A shot of the rear with the tail lights raised up:

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Here's the side marker light:

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Posted January 26, 2013 - 07:52 PM

Looks great!!

 

 

 

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Posted January 26, 2013 - 08:04 PM

Nice work there Kenny!  Heavy duty & work perfectly!


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Posted January 26, 2013 - 08:14 PM

Kenny, Really nice work there. You will be able to drag anything up on your trailer you want to now. I really like the locking plates on the ramps. Way to go Buddy!! :thumbs: :thumbs:

 

Can you remove the wench easily to store or is it bolted down?



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Posted January 26, 2013 - 08:18 PM

Kenny, Really nice work there. You will be able to drag anything up on your trailer you want to now. I really like the locking plates on the ramps. Way to go Buddy!! :thumbs: :thumbs:

 

Can you remove the wench easily to store or is it bolted down?

It will be bolted down, but not that hard to remove and store in a safer environment!


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Posted January 26, 2013 - 08:26 PM

Good to hear, Things seem to grow legs up your way and run off. don't want that to happen to this rig.


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Posted January 26, 2013 - 08:51 PM

Looks great Kenny. Good job on the storage doors.


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Posted January 26, 2013 - 09:02 PM

Nice finishing touches Kenny. it's those details that will make the trailer a pleasure to use. 


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Posted January 30, 2013 - 07:43 PM

Good call on going with the LED lighting,I've had zero lighting issues since converting my trailer to them.

 

I used butt connectors, but put heat shrink over them. Just need to get some good ring connectors for the ground wires to connect with.

soldered and heat shrink is the best

I have never had luck with butt connectors lasting very long

but it depends on what you have available and how fast you nee it operational....


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Posted January 30, 2013 - 07:53 PM

Just do what I do for strap storage - keep them in the truck.

that don't always work either

 

Man 10 pages/// I need to go back to the beginning and read it all.

 

I was gonna go over to "that other forum" and try to link the thread from over there so you guys can see mine  but it's a lil disappointing compared to this one, besides being only a single axle...


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