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Old 08-20-2018, 08:43 AM   #61
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Sweet. Bolt everything and you'll be fine.


Phuk bolted trailers. 3 of the last 4 broken flats Iíve seen are bolted instead of welded. They crack at a bolt hole. Weld everything you can and bolt the rest.
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Flipping your mirrors up when you don't tow? That serves no purpose other than to let me know that you are a douche, from a distance.

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Old 08-20-2018, 09:26 AM   #62
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Dang, 2600! How big are the axles again? Is that made from a trailer that's made for maxing out GCWR on a tractor?
2- 7000 lb
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Old 08-21-2018, 05:14 AM   #63
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What does it weigh?
in case you missed it it weighs 2600lbs
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Old 08-21-2018, 05:17 AM   #64
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Phuk bolted trailers. 3 of the last 4 broken flats Iíve seen are bolted instead of welded. They crack at a bolt hole. Weld everything you can and bolt the rest.
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What exactly broke? Cause i see the axles are still attached and the hitch looks like its still hooked to the truck.
the original semi hitch had 14 1/2 bolts holding it together mine has 20 1/2 bolts grade 8
and my axles setup has 28 1/2 bolts grade 8 as well
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It looks really nice and I like the mounts you made for those little lights! A little over kill for that mower though. Haha
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1) what are you welding with?
2) Are you a weldor by trade? looks like a welding bed on that dodge.
3) Are those fenders intended to be driven over or removed?
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Old 08-21-2018, 11:45 PM   #67
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Great job.look really sharp.
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1) what are you welding with?
2) Are you a weldor by trade? looks like a welding bed on that dodge.
3) Are those fenders intended to be driven over or removed?
1) mostly with a spool gun( miller 180 with 100 spoolmate) Some tig (miller 180 diversion) depends on thickness
2)I worked in a fab shop in high school,I am currently a Marine engineer Offshore and They just had me go thru a Welding class last year to be a certified welder. Yes the dodge has a welder bed style but its nowhere finished i will be starting on it soon and possibly make it my back up hobby when not offshore
3)Driven over. They are made from 1/2 aluminum plate
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It looks really nice and I like the mounts you made for those little lights! A little over kill for that mower though. Haha
well when the mower has a 72" deck it will only fit on my goosneck trailer or my neighbors car hauler and i don't like borrowing stuff.
You know me i love overkill.
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Great job.look really sharp.
Thanks Dale Roughly 2 months of work in it now.
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So a fellow co-worker showed me a trick of lightly scorched the wood with a propane torch and so i had to try it
I must say the results were outstanding
i then sealed the floor with timber oil to make it hold the texture that it has now

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