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2007 Red Trailer 4X8 Utility Trailer


sgtsandman

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The edge metal has been primed and installed wet with paintable acrylic sealant. The screws have been installed wet as well. The spray on liner I had in the garage did not weather the winter well. So, all that is in the trash and bed lining will have to wait until Friday when I get paid to get more. $60-ish dollars in the trash...

 


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It’s getting there.

Bed lined


First layer of paint on the outside.
 

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Ready for the final coat on the outside once the adhesive cures.

 

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One more coat of paint and the right side is done.
 

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One more coat of paint and the right side is done.

 

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Final coat applied and working load weights stenciled.

 

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The right side is done and installed back on the trailer. Only one more side to go. Maybe in the fall....



 

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Packed the trailer up for a week of camping. Believe it or not there is camping gear under all that wood.

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Houston... We HAVE a problem!

 

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Steel is on order to replace the tongue bar (2.5”x1.5”x0.188” rectangle tube) as opposed to the maybe 1/16” wall tab reinforced C-Channel. To counter the added weight, provide additional surface to mount the spare tire rack, and act as a rock rail is some 4”x2”x0.250” rectangle tubing aft of the wheels.
 

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We had the idea to mount an old refrigerator to one of those small trailers, doors up. They're insulated, so the freezer portion could be a cooler (install a drain), and the rest for food and gear.

Wouldn't look as good as yours, though. (y)

-Jazzer
 

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Looking at that thing... Yea that tounge is very long for being thin C channel... I dunno if I've ever seen a trailer that wasn't full square/rectangle. I'd be tempted to even weld some flat bar on the sides even when you replace it with full square tube for some extra resistance to twisting.
 

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My trailer uses c channel for the tongue. :icon_rofl:
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